New Living Translation
He thought it was better to suffer for the sake of Christ than to own the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking ahead to his great reward.
King James Bible
Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompence of the reward.
Darby Bible Translation
esteeming the reproach of the Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt, for he had respect to the recompense.
World English Bible
accounting the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he looked to the reward.
Young's Literal Translation
greater wealth having reckoned the reproach of the Christ than the treasures in Egypt, for he did look to the recompense of reward;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:26 The reproach of Christ - That which he bore for believing in the Messiah to come, and acting accordingly. For he looked off - From all those perishing treasures, and beyond all those temporal hardships Unto the recompence of reward - Not to an inheritance in Canaan; he had no warrant from God to look for this, nor did he ever attain it; but what his believing ancestors looked for, - a future state of happiness in heaven.
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
The Best Strengthening Medicine
So you cannot become my disciple without giving up everything you own.
I once thought these things were valuable, but now I consider them worthless because of what Christ has done.
For the message God delivered through angels has always stood firm, and every violation of the law and every act of disobedience was punished.
So let us go out to him, outside the camp, and bear the disgrace he bore.
1 Peter 4:14
So be happy when you are insulted for being a Christian, for then the glorious Spirit of God rests upon you.
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