Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

The world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and on mountains, hiding in caves and holes in the ground.

New American Standard Bible

(men of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves and holes in the ground.

King James Version

(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

International Standard Version

The world wasn't worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and from caves to holes in the ground.

A Conservative Version

(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves, and the holes of the earth.

American Standard Version

(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves, and the holes of the earth.

Amplified

[Men] of whom the world was not worthy -- "roaming over the desolate places and the mountains, and [living] in caves and caverns and holes of the earth.

An Understandable Version

(The world did not deserve such people). They wandered in deserts and mountains, [living] in caves and [even] holes in the ground.

Anderson New Testament

(of whom the world was not worthy,) wandering in deserts, and in mountains, and in caverns, and in dens of the earth.

Bible in Basic English

Wandering in waste places and in mountains and in holes in the rocks; for whom the world was not good enough.

Common New Testament

of whom the world was not worthy wandering in deserts and mountains, and in caves and holes in the ground.

Daniel Mace New Testament

(of whom the world was not worthy) they wandred in desarts, and in mountains, having no retreat but the dens and caves of the earth.

Darby Translation

(of whom the world was not worthy,) wandering in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caverns of the earth.

Godbey New Testament

of whom the world was not worthy; wandering in deserts, and in mountains, and caves and dens of the earth.

John Wesley New Testament

(Of whom the world was not worthy) they wandered in deserts, and mountains, and dens, and caves of the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

(of whom the world was not worthy); they wandered in deserts and in mountains and in dens and caves of the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

(Of whom the world was not worthy:) wandering about in solitary places, and mountains, and caves, and holes of the earth.

King James 2000

(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

of whom the world was not worthy, wandering about on deserts and mountains and in caves and in holes in the ground.

Modern King James verseion

The world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains and dens and caves of the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which the world was not worthy of: They wandered in wilderness, in mountains, in dens and caves of the earth.

Moffatt New Testament

(men of whom the world was not worthy), wanderers in the desert and among the hills, in caves and gullies.

NET Bible

(the world was not worthy of them); they wandered in deserts and mountains and caves and openings in the earth.

New Heart English Bible

(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts, mountains, caves, and the holes of the earth.

Noyes New Testament

of whom the world was not worthy; they wandered in deserts and mountains, and caves and the clefts of the earth.

Sawyer New Testament

of whom the world was not worthy, wandering in deserts and mountains, and in caves and openings of the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

Of whom the world, was not worthy - upon deserts, wandering, and mountains, and in caves, - and in the caverns of the earth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

of whom the world was not worthy: they wandered up and down in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens, and caverns of the earth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

men of whom the world was not worthy--roaming in lonely places, and on the mountains, and in caves and holes in the ground.

Webster

(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

Weymouth New Testament

They wandered across deserts and mountains, or hid themselves in caves and in holes in the ground.

Williams New Testament

men of whom the world was not worthy, though wandering in deserts, mountains, caves, and holes in the ground.

World English Bible

(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts, mountains, caves, and the holes of the earth.

Worrell New Testament

(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves, and the holes of the earth.

Worsley New Testament

distressed, (of whom the world was not worthy) wandering in deserts, and mountains, and dens, and caves of the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

of whom the world was not worthy; in deserts wandering, and in mountains, and in caves, and in the holes of the earth;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Of whom
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

πλανάω 
Planao 
deceive, err, go astray, seduce, wander, be out of the way
Usage: 25

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἐρημία 
Eremia 
Usage: 4

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ὄρος 
Oros 
Usage: 55

in dens
σπήλαιον 
Spelaion 
Usage: 3

ὀπή 
Ope 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hebrews 11:38

References

American

Easton

Den

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Examples Of Faith In Action

37 They were stoned, they were sawed in two, they died by the sword, they wandered about in sheepskins, in goatskins, destitute, afflicted, and mistreated. 38 The world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and on mountains, hiding in caves and holes in the ground. 39 All these were approved through their faith, but they did not receive what was promised,


Cross References

1 Kings 18:4

and took 100 prophets and hid them, 50 men to a cave, and provided them with food and water when Jezebel slaughtered the Lord’s prophets.

1 Kings 19:9

He entered a cave there and spent the night.

Elijah’s Encounter with the Lord

Then the word of the Lord came to him, and He said to him, “What are you doing here, Elijah?”

1 Samuel 22:1

So David left Gath and took refuge in the cave of Adullam. When David’s brothers and his father’s whole family heard, they went down and joined him there.

1 Kings 18:13

Wasn’t it reported to my lord what I did when Jezebel slaughtered the Lord’s prophets? I hid 100 of the prophets of the Lord, 50 men to a cave, and I provided them with food and water.

1 Samuel 23:15

David was in the Wilderness of Ziph in Horesh when he saw that Saul had come out to take his life.

1 Samuel 23:19

Some Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah and said, “David is hiding among us in the strongholds in Horesh on the hill of Hachilah south of Jeshimon.

1 Samuel 23:23

Look and find out all the places where he hides. Then come back to me with accurate information, and I’ll go with you. If it turns out he really is in the region, I’ll search for him among all the clans of Judah.”

1 Samuel 24:1-3

When Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, “David is in the wilderness near En-gedi.”

1 Samuel 26:1

Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah saying, “David is hiding on the hill of Hachilah opposite Jeshimon.”

1 Kings 14:12-13

“As for you, get up and go to your house. When your feet enter the city, the boy will die.

1 Kings 17:3

“Leave here, turn eastward, and hide yourself at the Wadi Cherith where it enters the Jordan.

2 Kings 23:25-29

Before him there was no king like him who turned to the Lord with all his mind and with all his heart and with all his strength according to all the law of Moses, and no one like him arose after him.

Psalm 142:1-7

A Davidic Maskil. When he was in the cave. A prayer.I cry aloud to the Lord;
I plead aloud to the Lord for mercy.

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous one perishes,
and no one takes it to heart;
faithful men are swept away,
with no one realizing
that the righteous one is swept away
from the presence of evil.

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