New Living Translation
even though God had told him, "Isaac is the son through whom your descendants will be counted."
King James Bible
Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called:
Darby Bible Translation
as to whom it had been said, In Isaac shall thy seed be called:
World English Bible
even he to whom it was said, "In Isaac will your seed be called;"
Young's Literal Translation
of whom it was said -- 'In Isaac shall a seed be called to thee;'
Hebrews 11:18 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:18 In Isaac shall thy seed be called - From him shall the blessed seed spring. Gen 21:12.
I do think this triumph of faith over sin is not the least here recorded, but that if there be any superiority ascribable to any one of faith's exploits, this is, in some sense, the greatest of all. What! faith, didst thou fight with hideous lust? What! wouldst thou struggle with the fiery passion which sendeth forth flame from human breasts? What! wouldst thou touch with thy hallowed fingers foul and bestial debauchery? "Yea," says faith, "I did encounter this abomination of iniquity; I delivered …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Noah's Faith, Fear, Obedience, and Salvation
The Best Strengthening Medicine
But God told Abraham, "Do not be upset over the boy and your servant. Do whatever Sarah tells you, for Isaac is the son through whom your descendants will be counted.
Being descendants of Abraham doesn't make them truly Abraham's children. For the Scriptures say, "Isaac is the son through whom your descendants will be counted," though Abraham had other children, too.
Long ago God spoke many times and in many ways to our ancestors through the prophets.
Jump to PreviousDescendants Isaac Offspring Posterity Reckoned Regard Seed Traced
Jump to NextDescendants Isaac Offspring Posterity Reckoned Regard Seed Traced
LinksHebrews 11:18 NIV
Hebrews 11:18 NLT
Hebrews 11:18 ESV
Hebrews 11:18 NASB
Hebrews 11:18 KJV
Hebrews 11:18 Bible Apps
Hebrews 11:18 Biblia Paralela
Hebrews 11:18 Chinese Bible
Hebrews 11:18 French Bible
Hebrews 11:18 German Bible
Hebrews 11:18 Commentaries