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Why is Hebrews 11 verse 11 different in the New King James version than the New Internatinal Bible?

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04/28/2010

King James:

Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.

New Internat'l Bible:

By faith Abraham, even though he was past age-and Sarah herself was barren-was enabled to become a father because he considered him faithful who had made the promise.

From what I've read, the actual scripture SAYS Sarah, but the NIV translated it Abraham, because it's a question of WHO actually "conceives seed", biologically....

and technically it's the MAN who 'makes the seed'.....

But since this is not a biology lesson, scripturally, the subject is SARAH, not Abraham.

(If you look at the footnote in the NIV, Sarah is mentioned)