Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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
He took his last breath and died at a ripe old age, old and contented, and he was gathered to his people.
Genesis 27:2
He said, “Look, I am old and do not know the day of my death.
Genesis 48:21
Then Israel said to Joseph, “Look, I am about to die, but God will be with you and will bring you back to the land of your fathers.
Genesis 49:18
I wait for Your salvation, Lord.
Genesis 50:24
Joseph said to his brothers, “I am about to die, but God will certainly come to your aid and bring you up from this land to the land He promised Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.”


Hebrews 11:39
All these were approved through their faith, but they did not receive what was promised,


Hebrews 11:27
By faith he left Egypt behind, not being afraid of the king’s anger, for Moses persevered as one who sees Him who is invisible.
Genesis 49:10
The scepter will not depart from Judah
or the staff from between his feet
until He whose right it is comes
and the obedience of the peoples belongs to Him.
Numbers 24:17
I see him, but not now;
I perceive him, but not near.
A star will come from Jacob,
and a scepter will arise from Israel.
He will smash the forehead of Moab
and strike down all the Shethites.
Job 19:25
But I know my living Redeemer,
and He will stand on the dust at last.
John 8:56
Your father Abraham was overjoyed that he would see My day; he saw it and rejoiced.”
John 12:41
Isaiah said these things because he saw His glory and spoke about Him.
1 Peter 1:10
Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that would come to you searched and carefully investigated.


Genesis 23:4
“I am a foreign resident among you. Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead.”
Genesis 47:9
Jacob said to Pharaoh, “My pilgrimage has lasted 130 years. My years have been few and hard, and they have not surpassed the years of my fathers during their pilgrimages.”
1 Chronicles 29:14
But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? For everything comes from You, and we have given You only what comes from Your own hand.
Psalm 39:12
“Hear my prayer, Lord,
and listen to my cry for help;
do not be silent at my tears.
For I am a foreigner residing with You,
a temporary resident like all my fathers.
Psalm 119:19
I am a stranger on earth;
do not hide Your commands from me.
1 Peter 1:17
And if you address as Father the One who judges impartially based on each one’s work, you are to conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your temporary residence.
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.

General references

Genesis 21:34
And Abraham lived as a foreigner in the land of the Philistines for many days.
Genesis 24:6
Abraham answered him, “Make sure that you don’t take my son back there.
Leviticus 23:42
You are to live in booths for seven days. All the native-born of Israel must live in booths,
Numbers 10:30
But he replied to him, “I don’t want to go. Instead, I will go to my own land and my relatives.”
Deuteronomy 32:52
Although from a distance you will view the land that I am giving the Israelites, you will not go there.”
Psalm 119:54
Your statutes are the theme of my song
during my earthly life.
Hebrews 11:39
All these were approved through their faith, but they did not receive what was promised,
Hebrews 13:14
For we do not have an enduring city here; instead, we seek the one to come.
1 Peter 1:9
because you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

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