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Faith in What We Don’t See

1–211The fundamental fact of existence is that this trust in God, this faith, is the firm foundation under everything that makes life worth living. It’s our handle on what we can’t see. The act of faith is what distinguished our ancestors, set them above the crowd.

3By faith, we see the world called into existence by God’s word, what we see created by what we don’t see.

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Hebrews 11:1–3 — The New International Version (NIV)

1Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. 2This is what the ancients were commended for.

3By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

1Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 2For by it the people of old received their commendation. 3By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

1Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. 2For by it the elders obtained a good report. 3Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

1Faith shows the reality of what we hope for;it is the evidence of things we cannot see. 2Through their faith, the people in days of old earned a good reputation.

3By faith we understand that the entire universe was formed at God’s command, that what we now see did not come from anything that can be seen.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

1Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. 2For by it the elders obtained a good testimony.

3By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — New Century Version (NCV)

1Faith means being sure of the things we hope for and knowing that something is real even if we do not see it. 2Faith is the reason we remember great people who lived in the past.

3It is by faith we understand that the whole world was made by God’s command so what we see was made by something that cannot be seen.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — American Standard Version (ASV)

1Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, a conviction of things not seen. 2For therein the elders had witness borne to them. 3By faith we understand that the worlds have been framed by the word of God, so that what is seen hath not been made out of things which appear.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

1Now faith is the substantiating of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 2For in the power of this the elders have obtained testimony. 3By faith we apprehend that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that that which is seen should not take its origin from things which appear.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

1Faith assures us of things we expect and convinces us of the existence of things we cannot see. 2God accepted our ancestors because of their faith.

3Faith convinces us that God created the world through his word. This means what can be seen was made by something that could not be seen.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

1Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen. 2For our ancestors won God’s approval by it.

3By faith we understand that the universe was created by God’s command, so that what is seen has been made from things that are not visible.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

1Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 2Indeed, by faith our ancestors received approval. 3By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was made from things that are not visible.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

1Now faith is the realization of what is hoped for, the proof of things not seen. 2For by this the people of old were approved. 3By faith we understand the worlds were created by the word of God, in order that what is seen did not come into existence from what is visible.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

1Faith is being sure of what we hope for. It is being certain of what we do not see. 2That is what the people of long ago were praised for.

3We have faith. So we understand that everything was made when God commanded it. That’s why we believe that what we see was not made out of what could be seen.

Hebrews 11:1–3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

1Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

2For by it the men of old gained approval.

3By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things which are visible.

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