Bible Notes

[The Biblical citations given in the Christian Science Quarterly are from the Authorized King James Version. The Bible Notes in this column can be used, if deemed necessary, to elucidate some of the words or passages contained in the Bible Lessons.]

"Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen" (Hebr. 11:1)—Dr. Thayer observes that the Greek word "hupostasis," here rendered "substance," has the sense of "real being, courage, resolution, confidence, firm trust, assurance," as well as "substance"; while the term "evidence" also means "proof, demonstration, conviction." Weymouth (Fifth Edition) renders: "Now faith is a confident assurance of that for which we hope, a conviction of the reality of things which we do not see."

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September 7, 1940

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