Hebrews 11:13-19New American Standard Bible (NASB)
13 All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.14 For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own.15 And indeed if they had been [a]thinking of that country from which they went out, they would have had opportunity to return.16 But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not [b]ashamed to be called their God; for He has prepared a city for them.
17 By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was offering up his only begotten son;18 it was he to whom it was said, “In Isaac your[c]descendants shall be called.”19 [d]He considered that God is able to raise people even from the dead, from which he also received him back [e]as a type.
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