Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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For by it the elders obtained a good report.

The elders

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Bible References

The elders

Hebrews 11:4
Through faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain did, and through this faith he obtained testimony that he was righteous, God giving the testimony by accepting his gifts; and through it, though he is dead, he still speaks.

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Luke 5:39
Nor does any one after drinking old wine wish for new; for he says, 'The old is better.'"
Hebrews 11:39
And although by their faith all these people won God's approval, none of them received the fulfilment of His great promise;