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By faith Noah, when he was warned about things not yet seen, with reverent regard[a] constructed an ark for the deliverance of his family. Through faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place he would later receive as an inheritance, and he went out without understanding where he was going. By faith he lived as a foreigner[b] in the promised land as though it were a foreign country, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, who were fellow heirs[c] of the same promise.

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  1. Hebrews 11:7 tn Cf. BDAG 407 s.v. εὐλαβέομαι 2, “out of reverent regard (for God’s command).”
  2. Hebrews 11:9 tn Or “settled as a resident alien.”
  3. Hebrews 11:9 tn Or “heirs with him.”