30 By faith the walls of Jericho fell down after being encircled by the Israelites for seven days. 31 By faith Rahab the prostitute received the spies in peace and didn’t perish with those who disobeyed. h
32 And what more can I say? Time is too short for me to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, i David, Samuel, and the prophets, j 33 who by faith conquered kingdoms, k administered justice, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions, l 34 quenched the raging of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, gained strength after being weak, became mighty in battle, and put foreign armies to flight. m 35 Women received their dead—they were raised to life again. Some men were tortured, not accepting release, so that they might gain a better resurrection, 36 and others experienced mockings and scourgings, as well as bonds and imprisonment. n 37 They were stoned, o p they were sawed in two, they died by the sword, they wandered about in sheepskins, in goatskins, q destitute, afflicted, and mistreated. 38 The * world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and on mountains, hiding in caves and holes in the ground.
39 All these were approved through their faith, but they did not receive what was promised, 40 since God had provided something better for us, so that they would not be made perfect without us. r
11:37 Other * add they were tempted