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Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament

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Hebrews 11:13

In faith (kata pistin).
Here a break in the routine pistei (by faith), "according to faith," either for literary variety "or to suggest pistiv as the sphere and standard of their characters" (Moffatt).

These all (outoi pantev).
Those in verses 9-12 (Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Jacob).

Not having the promises (mh komisamenoi tav epaggeliav).
First aorist middle participle of komizw, to obtain, as in 10:36; 11:39. And yet the author mentions Abraham (6:15) as having obtained the promise. He received the promise of the Messiah, but did not live to see the Messiah come as we have done. It is in this sense that we have "better promises."

Greeted them (aspasamenoi).
First aorist middle participle of aspazomai, to salute (Matthew 5:47). Abraham rejoiced to see Christ's day in the dim distance (John 8:56).

Strangers (zenoi).
Foreigners. "To reside abroad carried with it a certain stigma" (Moffatt). But they "confessed" it (Genesis 23:4; 47:9).

Pilgrims (parepidhmoi).
Late double compound (para, epi, dhmov), a sojourner from another land, in N.T. only here and 1 Peter 1:1; 2:11.

 


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Robertson, A.T. "Commentary on Hebrews 11:13". "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/rwp/view.cgi?book=heb&chapter=011&verse=013>. Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960.

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