Hebrews 6:15
Good News Translation
Abraham was patient, and so he received what God had promised.

New Revised Standard Version
And thus Abraham, having patiently endured, obtained the promise.

Contemporary English Version
Then after Abraham had been very patient, he was given what God had promised.

New American Bible
And so, after patient waiting, he obtained the promise.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And so patiently enduring he obtained the promise.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And so patiently enduring he obtained the promise.

Hebrews 6:12 That you become not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience shall inherit the promises.

Genesis 12:2,3 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and magnify thy name, and thou shalt be blessed. . . .

Genesis 15:2-6 And Abram said: Lord God, what wilt thou give me? I shall go without children: and the son of the steward of my house is this Damascus Eliezer. . . .

Genesis 17:16,17 And I will bless her, and of her I will give thee a son, whom I will bless, and he shall become nations, and kings of people shall spring from him. . . .

Genesis 21:2-7 And she conceived and bore a son in her old age, at the time that God had foretold her. . . .

Exodus 1:7 The children of Israel increased, and sprung up into multitudes, and growing exceedingly strong they filled the land.

Habakkuk 2:2,3 And the Lord answered me, and said: Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables: that he that readeth it may run over it. . . .

Romans 4:17-25 (As it is written: I have made thee a father of many nations), before God, whom he believed: who quickeneth the dead and calleth those things that are not, as those that are. . . .

God's Unchangeable Promise
14Saying: Unless blessing I shall bless thee and multiplying I shall multiply thee. 15And so patiently enduring he obtained the promise. 16For men swear by one greater than themselves: and an oath for confirmation is the end of all their controversy.…
Cross References
Genesis 12:4
So Abram went out as the Lord had commanded him, and Lot went with him: Abram was seventy-five years old when he went forth from Haran.

Genesis 21:5
When he was a hundred years old: for at this age of his father, was Isaac born.

Hebrews 9:15
And therefore he is the mediator of the new testament: that by means of his death for the redemption of those transgressions which were under the former testament, they that are called may receive the promise of eternal inheritance.

Hebrews 6:14
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