New International Version
And so after waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised.
King James Bible
And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
Darby Bible Translation
and thus, having had long patience, he got the promise.
World English Bible
Thus, having patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
Young's Literal Translation
and so, having patiently endured, he did obtain the promise;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He obtained the promise - Isaac was supernaturally born; and in his birth God began to fulfill the promise: while he lived, he saw a provision made for the multiplication of his seed; and, having continued steadfast in the faith, he received the end of all the promises in the enjoyment of an eternal glory. And the inference from this is: If we believe and prove faithful unto death, we shall also inherit the promises; and this is what is implied in the apostle's exhortation, Hebrews 6:12 : Be not slothful, but followers of them, etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Looking at the scope of the whole passage, it appears to us that the Apostle wished to push the disciples on. There is a tendency in the human mind to stop short of the heavenly mark. As soon as ever we have attained to the first principles of religion, have passed through baptism, and understand the resurrection of the dead, there is a tendency in us to sit still; to say, "I have passed from death unto life; here I may take my stand and rest;" whereas, the Christian life was intended not to be a …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856
The Joint Heirs and their Divine Portion
Inconsideration Deplored. Rev. Joshua Priestley.
So Abram went, as the LORD had told him; and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he set out from Harran.
Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him.
For this reason Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance--now that he has died as a ransom to set them free from the sins committed under the first covenant.
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