Hebrews 11:22
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New International Version
By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and gave instructions concerning the burial of his bones.

New Living Translation
It was by faith that Joseph, when he was about to die, said confidently that the people of Israel would leave Egypt. He even commanded them to take his bones with them when they left.

English Standard Version
By faith Joseph, at the end of his life, made mention of the exodus of the Israelites and gave directions concerning his bones.

Berean Study Bible
By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelites and gave instructions about his bones.

Berean Literal Bible
By faith Joseph, dying, made mention concerning the exodus of the sons of Israel and gave instructions concerning his bones.

New American Standard Bible
By faith Joseph, when he was dying, made mention of the exodus of the sons of Israel, and gave orders concerning his bones.

King James Bible
By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
By faith Joseph, as he was nearing the end of his life, mentioned the exodus of the Israelites and gave instructions concerning his bones.

International Standard Version
By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelis and gave them instructions about burying his bones.

NET Bible
By faith Joseph, at the end of his life, mentioned the exodus of the sons of Israel and gave instructions about his burial.

New Heart English Bible
By faith, Joseph, when his end was near, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave instructions concerning his bones.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
By faith, when Joseph was dying, he related the exodus of the children of Israel and gave orders about his bones.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
While Joseph was dying, faith led him to speak about the Israelites leaving Egypt and give them instructions about burying his bones.

New American Standard 1977
By faith Joseph, when he was dying, made mention of the exodus of the sons of Israel, and gave orders concerning his bones.

Jubilee Bible 2000
By faith Joseph, as he died, made mention of the departing of the sons of Israel, and gave a commandment concerning his bones.

King James 2000 Bible
By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.

American King James Version
By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.

American Standard Version
By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By faith Joseph, when he was dying, made mention of the going out of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.

Darby Bible Translation
By faith Joseph [when] dying called to mind the going forth of the sons of Israel, and gave commandment concerning his bones.

English Revised Version
By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.

Webster's Bible Translation
By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.

Weymouth New Testament
Through faith Joseph, when he was near his end, made mention of the departure of the descendants of Israel, and gave orders about his own body.

World English Bible
By faith, Joseph, when his end was near, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave instructions concerning his bones.

Young's Literal Translation
by faith, Joseph dying, concerning the outgoing of the sons of Israel did make mention, and concerning his bones did give command.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
11:20-31 Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, concerning things to come. Things present are not the best things; no man knoweth love or hatred by having them or wanting them. Jacob lived by faith, and he died by faith, and in faith. Though the grace of faith is of use always through our whole lives, it is especially so when we come to die. Faith has a great work to do at last, to help the believer to die to the Lord, so as to honour him, by patience, hope, and joy. Joseph was tried by temptations to sin, by persecution for keeping his integrity; and he was tried by honours and power in the court of Pharaoh, yet his faith carried him through. It is a great mercy to be free from wicked laws and edicts; but when we are not so, we must use all lawful means for our security. In this faith of Moses' parents there was a mixture of unbelief, but God was pleased to overlook it. Faith gives strength against the sinful, slavish fear of men; it sets God before the soul, shows the vanity of the creature, and that all must give way to the will and power of God. The pleasures of sin are, and will be, but short; they must end either in speedy repentance or in speedy ruin. The pleasures of this world are for the most part the pleasures of sin; they are always so when we cannot enjoy them without deserting God and his people. Suffering is to be chosen rather than sin; there being more evil in the least sin, than there can be in the greatest suffering. God's people are, and always have been, a reproached people. Christ accounts himself reproached in their reproaches; and thus they become greater riches than the treasures of the richest empire in the world. Moses made his choice when ripe for judgment and enjoyment, able to know what he did, and why he did it. It is needful for persons to be seriously religious; to despise the world, when most capable of relishing and enjoying it. Believers may and ought to have respect to the recompence of reward. By faith we may be fully sure of God's providence, and of his gracious and powerful presence with us. Such a sight of God will enable believers to keep on to the end, whatever they may meet in the way. It is not owing to our own righteousness, or best performances, that we are saved from the wrath of God; but to the blood of Christ, and his imputed righteousness. True faith makes sin bitter to the soul, even while it receives the pardon and atonement. All our spiritual privileges on earth, should quicken us in our way to heaven. The Lord will make even Babylon fall before the faith of his people, and when he has some great thing to do for them, he raises up great and strong faith in them. A true believer is desirous, not only to be in covenant with God, but in communion with the people of God; and is willing to fare as they fare. By her works Rahab declared herself to be just. That she was not justified by her works appears plainly; because the work she did was faulty in the manner, and not perfectly good, therefore it could not be answerable to the perfect justice or righteousness of God.
Study Bible
The Faith of Isaac, Jacob, Joseph
21By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph’s sons and worshiped as he leaned on the top of his staff. 22By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelites and gave instructions about his bones. 23By faith Moses’ parents hid him for three months after his birth, because they saw he was a beautiful child, and they were unafraid of the king’s edict.…
Cross References
Genesis 50:24
Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die, but God will surely take care of you and bring you up from this land to the land which He promised on oath to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob."

Genesis 50:25
Then Joseph made the sons of Israel swear, saying, "God will surely take care of you, and you shall carry my bones up from here."

Exodus 13:19
Moses took the bones of Joseph with him, for he had made the sons of Israel solemnly swear, saying, "God will surely take care of you, and you shall carry my bones from here with you."

Luke 9:31
They appeared in glory and spoke about His departure, which He was about to accomplish at Jerusalem.
Treasury of Scripture

By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.

faith.

Genesis 50:24,25 And Joseph said to his brothers, I die: and God will surely visit you…

Exodus 13:19 And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him: for he had straightly …

Joshua 24:32 And the bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel brought up …

Acts 7:16 And were carried over into Sychem…

made mention of. or, remembered.

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