Yesterday I watched the movie „The Shack“ from 2017. The end of the chapter reminds us that faith is and it is for we who follow in the footsteps of the faithful men and women of previous ages. Hebrews 8:6 But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises. JST Hebrews 11:40 -- On Suffering and Perfection "God having provided some better things for them through their sufferings, for without sufferings they could not be made perfect." How great is the wisdom that can be found in such short verses. I, the first-person pronoun. Furnish in advance. Young's Nobler. :)Thanks so much for your comments and insight. Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular - Comparative. Hebrews 9:23 It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these. Things present are not the best things; no man knoweth love or hatred by having them or wanting them. From teleios; to complete, i.e. Hebrews 7:19,22 For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by the which we draw nigh unto God…. Apart from, separately from; without. More Hebrews commentaries. The Bereans "received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so" (Acts 17:10-11). Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. Matthew : From the base of peran; properly, through, i.e. In order that, so that. A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very. JST Hebrews 11:40 How interesting. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. From pro and blepo; to look out beforehand, i.e. (They walked on water;-) It showed how suffering can be transformed into a something great. Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural. God takes our sufferings and our mistakes and everything else that is bad on this planet and transforms it into something better and bigger. A.S.V. N.A.S.B. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Hebrews 11:40: Deuteronomy 8:3 Matthew : Hebrews 10:1-10 Hebrews 11:39 : Hebrews 12:1 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Both interpretations are true, and help people, and if Shakespeare can layer many meanings in one line, then God certainly can as well. The Adventures of Wildabeast: The Burger of All Burgers. Adverb from chora; at a space, i.e. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Hebrews 11:40: Deuteronomy 8:3 He. God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that. Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Passive - 3rd Person Plural. :), "God having provided some better things for them through their sufferings, for without sufferings they could not be made perfect.". To provide, foresee. Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular. part one. Darby Scriptural Commentary (or Inspired Babbling) Saturday, May 19, 2001. Hebrews 11:40 German Bible Alphabetical: apart be because better for from God had made not only perfect planned provided so something that they together us with would NT Letters: Hebrews 11:40 God having provided some better thing concerning (Heb. The writer to the Hebrews began this chapter speaking of faith in the present tense: Now faith is… By faith we understand (Hebrews 11:1 and 11:3). The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Letters: Hebrews 11:40 God having provided some better thing concerning (Heb. Thank you for your wise words. Revelation 6:11 And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled. I think that probably the meaning doesn't have to be one or the other. The Joseph Smith translation fascinates me here. But I prefer my first explanation. better, i.e. Hebrews 5:9 And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him; Hebrews 12:23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect. God had planned something better for us so that only together with us would they be made perfect” ( Hebrews 11:39-40 ) To die in faith, believing God until the very end was a privilege that the patriarchs shared. Hebrews 10:1-10. Our part is to trust and have faith and learn to love and forgive. Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. NASB E-Prime Comparative of a derivative of kratos; stronger, i.e. He. A primary pronoun of the first person I. This collection started in 1999 as the Scripture of the Day email list (before there was a blog). See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. Hebrews 11:40 Translation & Meaning. I hope you still use this blog. The scriptural commentary presented here is based on books of scripture recognized by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, so you'll see scriptures from several books like the Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, etc. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. Matthew 9:20-22 -- On Faith, Patience, and Healing, Joshua 1:7-9 -- On Being Strong Enough to Obey God, Romans 14:13 -- On Helping rather than Harming, Psalms 107:21-22 -- On the Sacrifices of Thanksgiving, Matthew 5:21-24 -- On Anger and Reconciliation, Proverbs 11:24-25 -- On Scattering and Increase, Philippians 3:7-11 -- On Losing and Being Found, Proverbs 8:10-11 -- On Wisdom versus Rubies, D&C 123:16-17 -- On Doing it All, Cheerfully, Moroni 7:46-47 -- On Failing things and Enduring Love, JST Hebrews 11:40 -- On Suffering and Perfection. What does this verse really mean? An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object. I.S.V. So the Joseph Smith Translation actually teaches us here a principle that is most important for living a happy and successful life. Hebrews 9:11-15 Christ Opens The Inner Sanctuary. Compare all. accomplish, or consummate. Hebrews 9:8-15 The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing: …, Hebrews 10:11-14 And every priest standeth daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins: …, Romans 3:25,26 Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; …. Jacob lived by faith, and he died by faith, and in faith. Hebrews 8:1-6 The Better Sanctuary In Which Christ Ministers. (I wonder, why often this scripture is still interpreted in terms of our responsibility for the salvation of the dead as stated in D&C 128:15. My explanation for this is simple after giving it some thought: Either JS translated Hebrews 11:40 after he gave the talk in D&C 128 in 1842 and learned the original meaning of the vers later while working on the translation until he died or the footnote c for Hebrews 11:40 is wrong and JS didn’t have this vers in mind when he stated D&C128, or finally, the original vers contained both messages and only one has been left after many centuries. I am in the process of adding all the older content. Hebrews 9:1-10 Limitation in The Earthly Sanctuary. The search on this page doesn't always work for the older scriptures, but you can still get to them in the archive. Amplified® A.F.V Stronger, more excellent. Hb) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. Their ultimate promise was the Messiah and they looked forward in faith until the time of Jesus.