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10 For Avraham Avinu was looking forward to HaIr (The City) having a yesod Olam (eternally firm foundation), whose Planner and Builder is Hashem.

11 By Emunah also Sarah, herself barren, received the ability to found a posterity, and she did so even beyond the normal age, als (since) she considered ne’eman (faithful) the One having given the Havtachah (promise);

12 therefore, also, from one man were born [DEVARIM 26:5] and indeed this man was kimat (practically, as good as) dead many, as numerous as HAKOKHAVIM in HASHOMAYIM and as innumerable as the sand ASHER AL SEFAT ("that is on the seashore”). [BERESHIS 15:5; 22:17]

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10 For he was looking forward to the city(A) with foundations,(B) whose architect and builder is God.(C) 11 And by faith even Sarah, who was past childbearing age,(D) was enabled to bear children(E) because she[a] considered him faithful(F) who had made the promise. 12 And so from this one man, and he as good as dead,(G) came descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as countless as the sand on the seashore.(H)

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 11:11 Or By faith Abraham, even though he was too old to have children—and Sarah herself was not able to conceive—was enabled to become a father because he

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