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Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament

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Hebrews 11:9

Became a sojourner (parwikhsen).
First aorist active indicative of paroikew, old verb to dwell (oikew) beside (para), common in LXX, in N.T. only here and Luke 24:18. Called paroikon (sojourner) in Acts 7:6.

In the land of promise (eiv ghn thv epaggeliav).
Literally, "land of the promise." The promise made by God to him (Genesis 12:7; 13:15; 17:8).

As in a land not his own (wv allotrian).
For allotriov (belonging to another) see 9:25; 11:34.

The heirs with him of the same promise (twn sunklhromenwn thv epaggeliav thv authv).
Late double compound (sun, klhros, nemomai), found in Philo, inscriptions and papyri, in N.T. only here, Romans 8:17; Ephesians 3:6; 1 Peter 3:7. "Co-heirs" with Abraham.


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The Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament. Copyright © Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman Press (Southern Baptist Sunday School Board)

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Robertson, A.T. "Commentary on Hebrews 11:9". "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". <>. Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960.


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