17 By faith (A)Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son, 18 of whom it was said, (B)“Through Isaac shall your offspring be named.” 19 (C)He considered that God was able even to raise him from the dead, from which, figuratively speaking, he did receive him back. 20 By faith (D)Isaac invoked future blessings on Jacob and Esau. 21 By faith (E)Jacob, when dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, (F)bowing in worship over the head of his staff. 22 By faith (G)Joseph, at the end of his life, made mention of the exodus of the Israelites and gave directions concerning his bones.

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