New Living Translation
He chose to share the oppression of God's people instead of enjoying the fleeting pleasures of sin.
King James Bible
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
Darby Bible Translation
choosing rather to suffer affliction along with the people of God than to have the temporary pleasure of sin;
World English Bible
choosing rather to share ill treatment with God's people, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time;
Young's Literal Translation
having chosen rather to be afflicted with the people of God, than to have sin's pleasure for a season,
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CommentaryHebrews 11:25 Parallel Commentaries
I do think this triumph of faith over sin is not the least here recorded, but that if there be any superiority ascribable to any one of faith's exploits, this is, in some sense, the greatest of all. What! faith, didst thou fight with hideous lust? What! wouldst thou struggle with the fiery passion which sendeth forth flame from human breasts? What! wouldst thou touch with thy hallowed fingers foul and bestial debauchery? "Yea," says faith, "I did encounter this abomination of iniquity; I delivered …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Noah's Faith, Fear, Obedience, and Salvation
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Be on guard! Turn back from evil, for God sent this suffering to keep you from a life of evil.
But even if he doesn't, we want to make it clear to you, Your Majesty, that we will never serve your gods or worship the gold statue you have set up."
I have certainly seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. I have heard their groans and have come down to rescue them. Now go, for I am sending you back to Egypt.'
Some died by stoning, some were sawed in half, and others were killed with the sword. Some went about wearing skins of sheep and goats, destitute and oppressed and mistreated.
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