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The Early Times

By faith we understand that the worlds have been prepared by the word of God, so that the thing being seen has not[a] come-into-being from things being visible. By faith Abel offered to God a greater sacrifice than Cain, through which he was attested to be righteous— God testifying about his gifts. And through it, [although] having died, he is still speaking. By faith Enoch was removed[b], so as not to see death: “And he was not found because God removed him” [Gen 5:24]. For before the removal, he has been attested to have pleased God.

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  1. Hebrews 11:3 has not... visible. Or, has come-into-being from things not being visible.
  2. Hebrews 11:5 Or, transferred, changed.