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Heb 11:3 By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which

are seen were not made of things which are visible. (AMP) By faith we understand that the worlds [during the successive ages] were framed (fashioned, put in order, and equipped for their intended purpose) by the word of God, so that what we see was not made out of things which are visible. (JMNT) In faith (By faith) we constantly perceive with the mind (understand) the ages to have been completely equipped (thoroughly adjusted; knit together and put in order) by (in; to; for) God's declaration (that which flowed in speech that had the source, character and qualities of God), into the [resultant situation]: not forth from out of the midst of things continuously appearing (shining; exposing themselves to view; or: being given light; becoming visible) have been born (have come into existence) the thing continuously being seen (being looked at and observed) (EWB-CB) Through faith we understand that the ages were prepared by the word of God, to the end that things which are seen came not into being of things which do appear. Aion The structure and administration one’s life course Aion refers to a mode of dealings in one’s life that is the cycle or present events of one’s life. The things that companies a person life cycle. We are referring to what takes place in the period of one’s life Refers to an age, that is, a period of time characterized by a certain type of life or economy of government or other social regulating agency It is an age characterized by a special form of Divine administration or dispensation. it refers to "all that floating mass of thoughts, opinions, maxims, speculations, hopes, impulses, aims, aspirations, at any time current in the world, which it may be impossible to seize and accurately define, but which constitute a most real and effective power, being the moral or immoral atmosphere which at every moment of our lives we inhale, again inevitably to exhale, the subtle informing spirit of the world of men who are living alienated and apart from God It is the "spirit or genius of the age" katartizo = to arrange or set in order, adjust, &c. It occurs thirteen times, and is rendered “mend" (Mat_4:21. Mar_1:19); "prepare" (Heb_10:5); "frame" (Heb_11:3); "restore" (Gal_6:1); "make perfect" (Heb_13:21. 1Pe_5:10. All the texts read "will perfect"); "perfected" (Mat_21:16. 1Th_3:10); "fit" (Rom_9:22). Passive "be perfect" (Luk_6:40. 2Co_13:11); "be perfectly joined together" (1Co_1:10).