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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
Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man who had lived a full life. He joined his ancestors.
Genesis 27:2
Isaac said, "Since I am so old, I could die at any time.
Genesis 48:21
Then Israel said to Joseph, "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 deliverance, O Lord.
Genesis 50:24
Then Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die. But God will surely come to you and lead you up from this land to the land he swore on oath to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."

Not

Hebrews 11:39
And these all were commended for their faith, yet they did not receive what was promised.

But

Hebrews 11:27
By faith he left Egypt without fearing the king's anger, for he persevered as though he could see the one who is invisible.
Genesis 49:10
The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until he comes to whom it belongs; the nations will obey him.
Numbers 24:17
I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not close at hand. A star will march forth out of Jacob, and a scepter will rise out of Israel. He will crush the skulls of Moab, and the heads of all the sons of Sheth.
Job 19:25
As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, and that as the last he will stand upon the earth.
John 8:56
Your father Abraham was overjoyed to see my day, and he saw it and was glad."
John 12:41
Isaiah said these things because he saw Christ's glory, and spoke about him.
1 Peter 1:10
Concerning this salvation, the prophets who predicted the grace that would come to you searched and investigated carefully.

Confessed

Genesis 23:4
"I am a temporary settler among you. Grant me ownership of a burial site among you so that I may bury my dead."
Genesis 47:9
Jacob said to Pharaoh, "All the years of my travels are 130. All the years of my life have been few and painful; the years of my travels are not as long as those of my ancestors."
1 Chronicles 29:14
"But who am I and who are my people, that we should be in a position to contribute this much? Indeed, everything comes from you, and we have simply given back to you what is yours.
Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O Lord! Listen to my cry for help! Do not ignore my sobbing! For I am dependent on you, like one residing outside his native land; I am at your mercy, just as all my ancestors were.
Psalm 119:19
I am like a foreigner in this land. Do not hide your commands from me!
1 Peter 1:17
And if you address as Father the one who impartially judges according to each one's work, live out the time of your temporary residence here in reverence.
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul,

General references

Genesis 21:34
So Abraham stayed in the land of the Philistines for quite some time.
Genesis 24:6
"Be careful never to take my son back there!" Abraham told him.
Leviticus 23:42
You must live in temporary shelters for seven days; every native citizen in Israel must live in temporary shelters,
Numbers 10:30
But Hobab said to him, "I will not go, but I will go instead to my own land and to my kindred."
Deuteronomy 32:52
You will see the land before you, but you will not enter the land that I am giving to the Israelites."
Psalm 119:54
Your statutes have been my songs in the house where I live.
Hebrews 11:39
And these all were commended for their faith, yet they did not receive what was promised.
Hebrews 13:14
For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come.
1 Peter 1:9
because you are attaining the goal of your faith -- the salvation of your souls.

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