Hebrews 11:2

for by it the ancients obtained an honorable testimony.

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God bearing witness to his gifts: and by it, though dead, he yet speaketh.

Hebrews 11:39

And these all, though they obtained an honorable testimony by faith, yet received not the promise;

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For by it the elders obtained a good report.

The elders

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The elders

Hebrews 11:4
By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God bearing witness to his gifts: and by it, though dead, he yet speaketh.

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Luke 5:39
And no one that has been drinking old wine, immediately desireth new; for he saith, the old is better.
Hebrews 11:39
And these all, though they obtained an honorable testimony by faith, yet received not the promise;