Hebrews 11:2

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

For by it the elders obtained a good report.
New King James Version

For by it the elders obtained a good testimony.
New American Standard Bible

For by it the men of old gained approval (obtained a testimony).
New International Version

This is what the ancients were commended for.
The Amplified Bible

For by [faith – trust and holy fervor born of faith] the men of old had divine testimony borne to them and obtained a good report.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

For by means of this [namely, faith] the elders had witness borne to them.
Phillips’ Modern English

It was this faith that won their reputation for the saints of old.
Williams’ Language of the People

For by it the men of old won God’s approval.
Heb. 11:1 π Heb. 11:3
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