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By faith we understand that time was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was made from things that are invisible.

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did,[a] and by faith[b] he was declared to be righteous, since God himself accepted his offerings. And by faith[c] he continues to speak, even though he is dead.

By faith Enoch was taken away without experiencing death. He could not be found, because God had taken him away. For before he was taken, he won approval as one who pleased God.

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  1. Hebrews 11:4 The Gk. lacks did
  2. Hebrews 11:4 Lit. it
  3. Hebrews 11:4 Lit. it