New Living Translation
Are they Hebrews? So am I. Are they Israelites? So am I. Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I.
King James Bible
Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I. Are they the seed of Abraham? so am I.
Darby Bible Translation
Are they Hebrews? I also. Are they Israelites? I also. Are they seed of Abraham? I also.
World English Bible
Are they Hebrews? So am I. Are they Israelites? So am I. Are they the seed of Abraham? So am I.
Young's Literal Translation
Hebrews are they? I also! Israelites are they? I also! seed of Abraham are they? I also!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:22 Are they Hebrews, Israelites, the seed of Abraham - These were the heads on which they boasted.
LibraryWherefore they who Say that the Marriages of Such are not Marriages...
13. Wherefore they who say that the marriages of such are not marriages, but rather adulteries, seem not to me to consider with sufficient acuteness and care what they say; forsooth they, are misled by a semblance of truth. For, whereas they, who of Christian sanctity marry not, are said to choose the marriage of Christ, hence certain argue saying, If she, who during the life of her husband is married to another, be an adulteress, even as the Lord Himself hath laid down in the Gospel; therefore, …
St. Augustine—On the Good of Widowhood.
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But as the believers rapidly multiplied, there were rumblings of discontent. The Greek-speaking believers complained about the Hebrew-speaking believers, saying that their widows were being discriminated against in the daily distribution of food.
They are the people of Israel, chosen to be God's adopted children. God revealed his glory to them. He made covenants with them and gave them his law. He gave them the privilege of worshiping him and receiving his wonderful promises.
I ask, then, has God rejected his own people, the nation of Israel? Of course not! I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham and a member of the tribe of Benjamin.
God gave the promises to Abraham and his child. And notice that the Scripture doesn't say "to his children," as if it meant many descendants. Rather, it says "to his child"--and that, of course, means Christ.
I was circumcised when I was eight days old. I am a pure-blooded citizen of Israel and a member of the tribe of Benjamin--a real Hebrew if there ever was one! I was a member of the Pharisees, who demand the strictest obedience to the Jewish law.
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