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Promised land (Hebrews 11:9)



Picture description:
Tel Aviv, Israel
Picture copyright: Jenny Wong
Bible Verse:
”By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who were heirs with him of the same promise.”(Hebrews 11:9)
Meaning:
Today, “promised land” can be generalized to mean any place blessed with plenty of resources. It can be interchangeably used with “land flowing with milk and honey”.
Origin and Application:
Abraham is known as the father of faith. Because of his faith in God, God blessed him with riches, children, and a land from the river of Egypt to the Euphrates river, i.e. the modern-day Israel.
Example:
American television presenter Oprah Winfrey describes her 42 acre house in California as “The Promised Land.”
Keywords :
promised land    Israel    milk    honey    blessed    natural resources   


Related Information:
NIV official site
Chinese Bible (和合本)
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