Add parallel Print Page Options

33 By faith these people overthrew kingdoms, ruled with justice, and received what God had promised them. They shut the mouths of lions, 34 quenched the flames of fire, and escaped death by the edge of the sword. Their weakness was turned to strength. They became strong in battle and put whole armies to flight. 35 Women received their loved ones back again from death.

But others were tortured, refusing to turn from God in order to be set free. They placed their hope in a better life after the resurrection.

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

NLT One Year Bible Softcover
NLT One Year Bible Softcover
Retail: $18.99
Our Price: $12.49
Save: $6.50 (34%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
NLT Inspire PRAISE Bible
NLT Inspire PRAISE Bible
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $39.99
Save: $10.00 (20%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
NLT Life Recovery Bible, Personal Size
NLT Life Recovery Bible, Personal Size
Retail: $22.99
Our Price: $16.99
Save: $6.00 (26%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars