Hebrews 11:23
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English Standard Version
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw that the child was beautiful, and they were not afraid of the king’s edict.

King James Bible
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.

American Standard Version
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months by his parents, because they saw he was a goodly child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months by his parents; because they saw he was a comely babe, and they feared not the king's edict.

English Revised Version
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months by his parents, because they saw he was a goodly child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.

Webster's Bible Translation
By faith Moses when he was born, was hid three months by his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.

Weymouth New Testament
Through faith the child Moses was hid for three months by his parents, because they saw his rare beauty; and the king's edict had no terror for them.

Hebrews 11:23 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Of his parents (ὑπὸ τῶν πατέρων αὐτοῦ)

Lit. by his fathers. Comp. Exodus 2:2. Πατέρες fathers, according to a late Greek usage, is employed like γονεῖς parents. Similarly the Lat. patres and soceri, including both parents, or father and mother in law.

Proper (ἀστεῖον)

Only here and Acts 7:20, on which see note. Rend. "comely."

Commandment (διάταγμα)

N.T.o. Rend. "mandate."

Hebrews 11:23 Parallel Commentaries

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faith.

Exodus 2:2 And the woman conceived, and bore a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

*etc:

Acts 7:20 In which time Moses was born, and was exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months:

a proper child. That is, a fine, beautiful, or fair child, as our translators render [asteios] in Ac.

Hebrews 7:20 And inasmuch as not without an oath he was made priest:

; which was in their time the sense of proper, from the French propre.

and they.

Hebrews 13:6 So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do to me.

Psalm 56:4 In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do to me.

Psalm 118:6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do to me?

Isaiah 8:12,13 Say you not, A confederacy, to all them to whom this people shall say, A confederacy; neither fear you their fear, nor be afraid...

Isaiah 41:10,14 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you...

Isaiah 51:7,12 Listen to me, you that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear you not the reproach of men...

Daniel 3:16-18 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer you in this matter...

Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem...

Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul...

Luke 12:4,5 And I say to you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do...

the king's.

Exodus 1:16,22 And he said, When you do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them on the stools; if it be a son...

Cross References
Exodus 1:16
"When you serve as midwife to the Hebrew women and see them on the birthstool, if it is a son, you shall kill him, but if it is a daughter, she shall live."

Exodus 1:22
Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, "Every son that is born to the Hebrews you shall cast into the Nile, but you shall let every daughter live."

Exodus 2:2
The woman conceived and bore a son, and when she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him three months.

Acts 7:20
At this time Moses was born; and he was beautiful in God's sight. And he was brought up for three months in his father's house,

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