10 For he was expecting the city that has foundations, whose architect and builder is God. 11 By faith also, with Sarah[a],[b] he received the ability to procreate[c] even past the normal age[d], because he regarded the one who had promised to be faithful. 12 And therefore these were fathered from one man, and he being as good as dead, as the stars of heaven in number and like the innumerable sand by the shore of the sea.

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 11:11 Literally “with her, Sarah”
  2. Hebrews 11:11 Some manuscripts have “even though Sarah herself was barren”
  3. Hebrews 11:11 Literally “power to deposit seed”
  4. Hebrews 11:11 Literally “beyond the time of maturity”

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