Parallel Verses

Amplified

Now faith is the assurance (the confirmation, the title deed) of the things [we] hope for, being the proof of things [we] do not see and the conviction of their reality [faith perceiving as real fact what is not revealed to the senses].

New American Standard Bible

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

King James Version

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Holman Bible

Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen.

International Standard Version

Now faith is the assurance that what we hope for will come about and the certainty that what we cannot see exists.

A Conservative Version

Now faith is the foundation of hoping, the evidence of events not being seen.

American Standard Version

Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, a conviction of things not seen.

An Understandable Version

Now, [having] faith is being sure of [receiving] what is hoped for, and certain [of the existence] of what is not visible.

Anderson New Testament

Now, faith is a sure confidence with respect to things hoped for, a firm persuasion with respect to things not seen:

Bible in Basic English

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, and the sign that the things not seen are true.

Common New Testament

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Now faith is the foundation of our hopes of happiness, and the persuasion we have about things not evident to our senses.

Darby Translation

Now faith is the substantiating of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Godbey New Testament

But faith is the confidence of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Goodspeed New Testament

Faith means the assurance of what we hope for; it is our conviction about things that we cannot see.

John Wesley New Testament

Now faith is the subsistence of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Faith, therefore, is the substance of things waited for, the evidence of things not seen.

Julia Smith Translation

And faith is the foundation of things hoped for, the proof of things not seen.

King James 2000

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now faith is the realization of what is hoped for, the proof of things not seen.

Modern King James verseion

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Faith is a sure confidence of things which are hoped for, and a certainty of things which are not seen.

Moffatt New Testament

Now faith means we are confident of what we hope for, convinced of what we do not see.

Montgomery New Testament

Now faith is the title-deed of things hoped for; the putting to the proof of things not seen.

NET Bible

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for, being convinced of what we do not see.

New Heart English Bible

Now faith is being confident of what we hope for, convinced about things we do not see.

Noyes New Testament

Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, a conviction of things not seen.

Sawyer New Testament

But faith is a confidence in respect to things hoped for, a conviction of things not seen.

The Emphasized Bible

But faith is, of things hoped for, a confidence, of facts, a conviction, when they are not seen;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

NOW faith is the realizing confidence of the things hoped for, and the demonstration of things unseen:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Faith is the realization of things hoped for--the proof of things not seen.

Webster

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Weymouth New Testament

Now faith is a well-grounded assurance of that for which we hope, and a conviction of the reality of things which we do not see.

Williams New Testament

Now faith is the assurance of the things we hope for, the proof of the reality of the things we cannot see.

World English Bible

Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, proof of things not seen.

Worrell New Testament

Now faith is an assurance of things hoped for, a sure persuasion of things not seen;

Worsley New Testament

Now faith is the confident expectation of things hoped for, and a conviction of things not seen:

Youngs Literal Translation

And faith is of things hoped for a confidence, of matters not seen a conviction,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the substance
ὑπόστασις 
Hupostasis 
Usage: 5

ἐλπίζω 
Elpizo 
Usage: 29

the evidence
ἔλεγχος 
Elegchos 
Usage: 2

of things
πρᾶγμα 
Pragma 
Usage: 10

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

References

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Images Hebrews 11:1

Prayers for Hebrews 11:1

Context Readings

Examples Of Faith In Action

1 Now faith is the assurance (the confirmation, the title deed) of the things [we] hope for, being the proof of things [we] do not see and the conviction of their reality [faith perceiving as real fact what is not revealed to the senses]. 2 For by [faith -- " trust and holy fervor born of faith] the men of old had divine testimony borne to them and obtained a good report.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 4:18

Since we consider and look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen; for the things that are visible are temporal (brief and fleeting), but the things that are invisible are deathless and everlasting.

2 Corinthians 5:7

For we walk by faith [we regulate our lives and conduct ourselves by our conviction or belief respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, with trust and holy fervor; thus we walk] not by sight or appearance.

Romans 8:24-25

For in [this] hope we were saved. But hope [the object of] which is seen is not hope. For how can one hope for what he already sees?

Psalm 42:11

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my countenance, and my God.

Hebrews 3:14

For we have become fellows with Christ (the Messiah) and share in all He has for us, if only we hold our first newborn confidence and original assured expectation [in virtue of which we are believers] firm and unshaken to the end.

Hebrews 11:7

[Prompted] by faith Noah, being forewarned by God concerning events of which as yet there was no visible sign, took heed and diligently and reverently constructed and prepared an ark for the deliverance of his own family. By this [his faith which relied on God] he passed judgment and sentence on the world's unbelief and became an heir and possessor of righteousness ( that relation of being right into which God puts the person who has faith).

Hebrews 11:27

[Motivated] by faith he left Egypt behind him, being unawed and undismayed by the wrath of the king; for he never flinched but held staunchly to his purpose and endured steadfastly as one who gazed on Him Who is invisible.

Psalm 27:13

[What, what would have become of me] had I not believed that I would see the Lord's goodness in the land of the living!

1 Corinthians 13:13

And so faith, hope, love abide [faith -- "conviction and belief respecting man's relation to God and divine things; hope -- "joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation; love -- "true affection for God and man, growing out of God's love for and in us], these three; but the greatest of these is love.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if any person is [ingrafted] in Christ (the Messiah) he is a new creation (a new creature altogether); the old [previous moral and spiritual condition] has passed away. Behold, the fresh and new has come!

Acts 20:21

But constantly and earnestly I bore testimony both to Jews and Greeks, urging them to turn in repentance [ that is due] to God and to have faith in our Lord Jesus Christ [ that is due Him].

2 Corinthians 11:17

What I say by way of this confident boasting, I say not with the Lord's authority [by inspiration] but, as it were, in pure witlessness.

Galatians 5:6

For [if we are] in Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith activated and energized and expressed and working through love.

Titus 1:1

Paul, a bond servant of God and an apostle (a special messenger) of Jesus Christ (the Messiah) to stimulate and promote the faith of God's chosen ones and to lead them on to accurate discernment and recognition of and acquaintance with the Truth which belongs to and harmonizes with and tends to godliness,

Hebrews 2:3

How shall we escape [appropriate retribution] if we neglect and refuse to pay attention to such a great salvation [as is now offered to us, letting it drift past us forever]? For it was declared at first by the Lord [Himself], and it was confirmed to us and proved to be real and genuine by those who personally heard [Him speak].

Hebrews 6:12

In order that you may not grow disinterested and become [spiritual] sluggards, but imitators, behaving as do those who through faith ( by their leaning of the entire personality on God in Christ in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness) and by practice of patient endurance and waiting are [now] inheriting the promises.

Hebrews 6:18-19

This was so that, by two unchangeable things [His promise and His oath] in which it is impossible for God ever to prove false or deceive us, we who have fled [to Him] for refuge might have mighty indwelling strength and strong encouragement to grasp and hold fast the hope appointed for us and set before [us].

Hebrews 10:22

Let us all come forward and draw near with true (honest and sincere) hearts in unqualified assurance and absolute conviction engendered by faith (by that leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness), having our hearts sprinkled and purified from a guilty (evil) conscience and our bodies cleansed with pure water.

Hebrews 10:39

But our way is not that of those who draw back to eternal misery (perdition) and are utterly destroyed, but we are of those who believe [who cleave to and trust in and rely on God through Jesus Christ, the Messiah] and by faith preserve the soul.

Hebrews 11:13

These people all died controlled and sustained by their faith, but not having received the tangible fulfillment of [God's] promises, only having seen it and greeted it from a great distance by faith, and all the while acknowledging and confessing that they were strangers and temporary residents and exiles upon the earth.

1 Peter 1:7-8

So that [the genuineness] of your faith may be tested, [your faith] which is infinitely more precious than the perishable gold which is tested and purified by fire. [This proving of your faith is intended] to redound to [your] praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) is revealed.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a servant and apostle (special messenger) of Jesus Christ, to those who have received (obtained an equal privilege of) like precious faith with ourselves in and through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:

2 Corinthians 9:4

Lest, if [any] Macedonians should come with me and find you unprepared [for this generosity], we, to say nothing of yourselves, be humiliated for our being so confident.

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