Hebrews 11:38
New International Version
the world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, living in caves and in holes in the ground.

New Living Translation
They were too good for this world, wandering over deserts and mountains, hiding in caves and holes in the ground.

English Standard Version
of whom the world was not worthy—wandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

Berean Study Bible
The world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and hid in caves and holes in the ground.

Berean Literal Bible
of whom the world was not worthy; wandering in deserts, and mountains, and caves, and holes of the earth.

New American Standard Bible
(men of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves and holes in the ground.

New King James Version
of whom the world was not worthy. They wandered in deserts and mountains, in dens and caves of the earth.

King James Bible
(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

Christian Standard Bible
The world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and on mountains, hiding in caves and holes in the ground.

Contemporary English Version
The world did not deserve these good people, who had to wander in deserts and on mountains and had to live in caves and holes in the ground.

Good News Translation
The world was not good enough for them! They wandered like refugees in the deserts and hills, living in caves and holes in the ground.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and on mountains, hiding in caves and holes in the ground.

International Standard Version
The world wasn't worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and from caves to holes in the ground.

NET Bible
(the world was not worthy of them); they wandered in deserts and mountains and caves and openings in the earth.

New Heart English Bible
(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts, mountains, caves, and the holes of the earth.

A Faithful Version
Of whom the world was not worthy; they wandered in deserts and in mountains, living in caves and in holes in the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Persons of whom the world was not worthy; and they were as wanderers in desert places and in mountains and in caves and caverns of The Earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The world didn't deserve these good people. Some wandered around in deserts and mountains and lived in caves and holes in the ground.

New American Standard 1977
(men of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves and holes in the ground.

King James 2000 Bible
(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

American King James Version
(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

American Standard Version
(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves, and the holes of the earth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Of whom the world was not worthy; wandering in deserts, in mountains, and in dens, and in caved of the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
(of whom the world was not worthy,) wandering in deserts and mountains, and [in] dens and caverns of the earth.

English Revised Version
(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves, and the holes of the earth.

Webster's Bible Translation
(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

Weymouth New Testament
They wandered across deserts and mountains, or hid themselves in caves and in holes in the ground.

World English Bible
(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts, mountains, caves, and the holes of the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
of whom the world was not worthy; in deserts wandering, and in mountains, and in caves, and in the holes of the earth;
Study Bible
The Faith of Many
37They were stoned, they were sawed in two, they were put to death by the sword. They went around in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute, oppressed, and mistreated. 38The world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and hid in caves and holes in the ground. 39These were all commended for their faith, yet they did not receive what was promised.…
Cross References
Judges 6:2
and the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel. Because of the Midianites, the Israelites prepared shelters for themselves in the mountains, caves, and strongholds.

1 Kings 18:4
for when Jezebel had slaughtered the prophets of the LORD, Obadiah had taken a hundred prophets and hidden them, fifty men per cave, providing them with food and water.)

1 Kings 18:13
Was it not reported to my lord what I did when Jezebel slaughtered the prophets of the LORD? I hid a hundred prophets of the LORD, fifty men to a cave, and I provided them with food and water.

1 Kings 19:9
There Elijah entered a cave and spent the night. And the word of the LORD came to him, saying, "What are you doing here, Elijah?"

Jeremiah 41:9
Now the cistern into which Ishmael had thrown all the bodies of the men he had struck down along with Gedaliah was a large one that King Asa had made for fear of Baasha king of Israel. Ishmael son of Nethaniah filled it with the slain.

Treasury of Scripture

(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

whom.

1 Kings 14:12,13
Arise thou therefore, get thee to thine own house: and when thy feet enter into the city, the child shall die…

2 Kings 23:25-29
And like unto him was there no king before him, that turned to the LORD with all his heart, and with all his soul, and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; neither after him arose there any like him…

Isaiah 57:1
The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.

wandered.

1 Samuel 22:1
David therefore departed thence, and escaped to the cave Adullam: and when his brethren and all his father's house heard it, they went down thither to him.

1 Samuel 23:15,19,23
And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life: and David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood…

1 Samuel 24:1-3
And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi…









Lexicon
The
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

world
κόσμος (kosmos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2889: Probably from the base of komizo; orderly arrangement, i.e. Decoration; by implication, the world (morally).

was
ἦν (ēn)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

worthy
ἄξιος (axios)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 514: Worthy, worthy of, deserving, comparable, suitable. Probably from ago; deserving, comparable or suitable.

of [them].
ὧν (hōn)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

They wandered
πλανώμενοι (planōmenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4105: To lead astray, deceive, cause to wander. From plane; to roam.

in
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

deserts
ἐρημίαις (erēmiais)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 2047: A desert place, desert, uninhabited region. From eremos; solitude.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

mountains,
ὄρεσιν (oresin)
Noun - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3735: A mountain, hill. Probably from an obsolete oro; a mountain: -hill, mount(-ain).

and [ hid in ]
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

caves
σπηλαίοις (spēlaiois)
Noun - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 4693: A cave, den, hideout. Neuter of a presumed derivative of speos; a cavern; by implication, a hiding-place or resort.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

holes
ὀπαῖς (opais)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3692: A crevice (in a rock), a cave, an opening, hole. Probably from optanomai; a hole, i.e. Cavern; by analogy, a spring.

in the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

ground.
γῆς (gēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1093: Contracted from a primary word; soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe.
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