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12 in order that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of the ones inheriting the promises through faith and patience.

For Abraham Waited Patiently And Obtained The Promise

13 For God, having promised to Abraham, swore by Himself— since He had by no one greater to swear— 14 saying [in Gen 22:17]: “Surely while blessing I will bless you, and while multiplying I will multiply[a] you”.

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 6:14 while blessing... multiply. This literal reflection of a Hebrew way of speaking means ‘I will surely bless and I will surely multiply’.