Parallel Verses

Amplified

Thus Abraham believed in and adhered to and trusted in and relied on God, and it was reckoned and placed to his account and credited as righteousness (as conformity to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action).

New American Standard Bible

Even so Abraham BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS.

King James Version

Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.

Holman Bible

Just as Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him for righteousness,

International Standard Version

In the same way, Abraham "believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."

A Conservative Version

Just as Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him for righteousness.

American Standard Version

Even as Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned unto him for righteousness.

An Understandable Version

[An example of this is] Abraham, who believed God's [promise] and [because of such faith] he was considered right with God.

Anderson New Testament

even as Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness.

Bible in Basic English

Even as Abraham had faith in God, and it was put to his account as righteousness.

Common New Testament

Even so Abraham "believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness."

Daniel Mace New Testament

As Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness:

Darby Translation

Even as Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.

Godbey New Testament

As Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.

Goodspeed New Testament

Just as Abraham had faith in God and it was credited to him as uprightness.

John Wesley New Testament

As Abraham believed God, and it was imputed to him for righteousness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Even as Abraham believed God and it was accounted to him for righteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

As Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him for justice.

King James 2000

Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Just as Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him for righteousness,

Modern King James verseion

Even as Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Even as Abraham "believed God, and it was ascribed to him for righteousness."

Moffatt New Testament

Why, it is as with Abraham, he had faith in God and that was counted to him as righteousness.

Montgomery New Testament

Even as Abraham believed God and it was counted to him for righteousness?

NET Bible

Just as Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,

New Heart English Bible

Even as Abraham "believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."

Noyes New Testament

Even as Abraham "believed God, and it was accounted to him as righteousness."

Sawyer New Testament

As Abraham believed God and it was accounted to him a righteousness.

The Emphasized Bible

Even as Abraham - believed in God, and it was reckoned unto him as righteousness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

as Abraham believed in God, and it was imputed to him for righteousness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is just as it was with Abraham--'He had faith in God, and his faith was regarded by God as righteousness.'

Webster

Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.

Weymouth New Testament

even as Abraham believed God, and his faith was placed to his account as righteousness?

Williams New Testament

just as "Abraham put his faith in God, and it was credited to him as right standing with God"?

World English Bible

Even as Abraham "believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness."

Worrell New Testament

Even as Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him for righteousness.

Worsley New Testament

As Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness:

Youngs Literal Translation

according as Abraham did believe God, and it was reckoned to him -- to righteousness;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Even as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

G11
Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40

to him

Usage: 0

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

Devotionals about Galatians 3:6

References

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Images Galatians 3:6

Prayers for Galatians 3:6

Context Readings

Justified By The Law, Or Justified By Faith?

5 Then does He Who supplies you with His marvelous [Holy] Spirit and works powerfully and miraculously among you do so on [the grounds of your doing] what the Law demands, or because of your believing in and adhering to and trusting in and relying on the message that you heard? 6 Thus Abraham believed in and adhered to and trusted in and relied on God, and it was reckoned and placed to his account and credited as righteousness (as conformity to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action). 7 Know and understand that it is [really] the people [who live] by faith who are [the true] sons of Abraham.


Cross References

Genesis 15:6

And he [Abram] believed in (trusted in, relied on, remained steadfast to) the Lord, and He counted it to him as righteousness (right standing with God).

Romans 4:21-22

Fully satisfied and assured that God was able and mighty to keep His word and to do what He had promised.

Romans 4:3-6

For what does the Scripture say? Abraham believed in (trusted in) God, and it was credited to his account as righteousness (right living and right standing with God).

Romans 4:9-11

Is this blessing (happiness) then meant only for the circumcised, or also for the uncircumcised? We say that faith was credited to Abraham as righteousness.

Romans 4:24

But [they were written] for our sakes too. [Righteousness, standing acceptable to God] will be granted and credited to us also who believe in (trust in, adhere to, and rely on) God, Who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead,

Romans 9:32-33

For what reason? Because [they pursued it] not through faith, relying [instead] on the merit of their works [they did not depend on faith but on what they could do]. They have stumbled over the Stumbling Stone.

2 Corinthians 5:19-21

It was God [personally present] in Christ, reconciling and restoring the world to favor with Himself, not counting up and holding against [men] their trespasses [but cancelling them], and committing to us the message of reconciliation (of the restoration to favor).

Galatians 3:9

So then, those who are people of faith are blessed and made happy and favored by God [as partners in fellowship] with the believing and trusting Abraham.

James 2:23

And [so] the Scripture was fulfilled that says, Abraham believed in (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on) God, and this was accounted to him as righteousness (as conformity to God's will in thought and deed), and he was called God's friend.

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