Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.

Bible References

All died

Genesis 25:8
And Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years , and was gathered to his people.
Genesis 27:2
And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death.
Genesis 48:21
And Israel said unto Joseph, Behold, I die: but God will be with you, and bring you again unto the land of your fathers.
Genesis 49:18
I have waited for thy salvation, O Jehovah.
Genesis 50:24
And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die; but God will surely visit you, and bring you up out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Not

Hebrews 11:39
And these all, having had witness borne to them through their faith, received not the promise,

But

Hebrews 11:27
By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
Genesis 49:10
The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, Nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, Until Shiloh come: And unto him shall the obedience of the peoples be.
Numbers 24:17
I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not nigh: There shall come forth a star out of Jacob, And a sceptre shall rise out of Israel, And shall smite through the corners of Moab, And break down all the sons of tumult.
Job 19:25
But as for me I know that my Redeemer liveth, And at last he will stand up upon the earth:
John 8:56
Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day; and he saw it, and was glad.
John 12:41
These things said Isaiah, because he saw his glory; and he spake of him.
1 Peter 1:10
Concerning which salvation the prophets sought and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that'should come unto you:

Confessed

Genesis 23:4
I am a stranger and a sojourner with you. Give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.
Genesis 47:9
And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years: few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.
1 Chronicles 29:14
But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee.
Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O Jehovah, and give ear unto my cry; Hold not thy peace at my tears: For I am a stranger with thee, A sojourner, as all my fathers were.
Psalm 119:19
I am a sojourner in the earth: Hide not thy commandments from me.
1 Peter 1:17
And if ye call on him as Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to each man's work, pass the time of your sojourning in fear:
1 Peter 2:11
Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lust, which war against the soul;

General references

Genesis 21:34
And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many days.
Genesis 24:6
And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.
Leviticus 23:42
Ye shall dwell in booths seven days; all that are home-born in Israel shall dwell in booths;
Numbers 10:30
And he said unto him, I will not go; but I will depart to mine own land, and to my kindred.
Deuteronomy 32:52
For thou shalt see the land before thee; but thou shalt not go thither into the land which I give the children of Israel.
Psalm 119:54
Thy statutes have been my songs In the house of my pilgrimage.
Hebrews 11:39
And these all, having had witness borne to them through their faith, received not the promise,
Hebrews 13:14
For we have not here an abiding city, but we seek after the city which is to come.
1 Peter 1:9
receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your'souls.