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10 For he abode a city having foundaments, whose craftsman and maker is God.

11 By faith also that Sara barren, took virtue in conceiving of seed, yea, against the time of age; for she believed him true, that had promised.

12 For which thing of one, and yet nigh dead, there were born as stars of heaven in multitude, and as gravel that is at the seaside out of number. [For which thing, and of one, and him nigh dead, men be born as stars of heaven in multitude, and as gravel, or sand, that is at the seaside unnumerable.]

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10 For he was looking forward to the city(A) with foundations,(B) whose architect and builder is God.(C) 11 And by faith even Sarah, who was past childbearing age,(D) was enabled to bear children(E) because she[a] considered him faithful(F) who had made the promise. 12 And so from this one man, and he as good as dead,(G) came descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as countless as the sand on the seashore.(H)

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  1. Hebrews 11:11 Or By faith Abraham, even though he was too old to have children—and Sarah herself was not able to conceive—was enabled to become a father because he