Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

The Scripture foresaw that God would accept the heathen as upright in consequence of their faith, and preached the good news in advance to Abraham in the words, "All the heathen will be blessed through you."

New American Standard Bible

The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “All the nations will be blessed in you.

King James Version

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.

Holman Bible

Now the Scripture saw in advance that God would justify the Gentiles by faith and told the good news ahead of time to Abraham, saying, All the nations will be blessed through you.

International Standard Version

Because the Scripture saw ahead of time that God would justify the gentiles by faith, it announced the gospel to Abraham beforehand when it said, "Through you all nations will be blessed."

A Conservative Version

And the scripture having foreseen that God makes the Gentiles righteous from faith, proclaimed the good-news in advance to Abraham: In thee all the nations will be blessed.

American Standard Version

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand unto Abraham,'saying, In thee shall all the nations be blessed.

Amplified

The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, proclaimed the good news [of the Savior] to Abraham in advance [with this promise], saying, “In you shall all the nations be blessed.”

An Understandable Version

And, predicting that God would consider the Gentiles right with Him by [their] faith, the Scriptures previously recorded [this promise of] the Gospel to Abraham by saying [Gen. 12:3], "All nations will receive a blessing through your descendant [i.e., Jesus]."

Anderson New Testament

For the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached beforehand the gospel to Abraham, saying: In you shall all the nations be blessed.

Bible in Basic English

And the holy Writings, seeing before the event that God would give the Gentiles righteousness by faith, gave the good news before to Abraham, saying, In you will all the nations have a blessing.

Common New Testament

And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, "In you will all the nations be blessed."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and the scripture insinuating, that God would justify the Gentiles thro' faith, gave Abraham an intimation of the gospel in these words, " in thee shall all nations be blessed."

Darby Translation

and the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the nations on the principle of faith, announced beforehand the glad tidings to Abraham: In thee all the nations shall be blessed.

Godbey New Testament

But the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel to Abraham beforehand, That in thee shall all the Gentiles be blessed.

John Wesley New Testament

And the scripture foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, declared before the glad tidings to Abraham, In thee shall all the nations be blessed.

Julia Smith Translation

And the writing, foreseeing that of faith God justifies the nations, announced beforehand the good news to Abraham, That in thee shall all nations be praised.

King James 2000

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In you shall all nations be blessed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, proclaimed the good news in advance to Abraham: "In you all the nations will be blessed."

Modern King James verseion

And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the nations through faith, preached the gospel before to Abraham, saying, "In you shall all nations be blessed."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the scripture saw aforehand, that God would justify the heathen through faith, and therefore showed beforehand glad tidings unto Abraham: "In thee shall all nations be blessed."

Moffatt New Testament

Besides, Scripture anticipated God's justification of the Gentiles by faith when it announced the gospel beforehand to Abraham in these terms: All nations shall be blessed in thee.

Montgomery New Testament

And the Scripture, anticipating God's justification of the Gentiles by faith, announced the gospel to Abraham beforehand in the words, In thee shall all the Gentiles be blessed.

NET Bible

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, proclaimed the gospel to Abraham ahead of time, saying, "All the nations will be blessed in you."

New Heart English Bible

The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the Good News beforehand to Abraham, saying, "In you all the nations will be blessed."

Noyes New Testament

Moreover the Scripture, foreseeing that God was to accept the gentiles as righteous by faith, proclaimed beforehand the glad tidings to Abraham, saying, "In thee shall all nations be blessed."

Sawyer New Testament

And the Scripture foreseeing that God would justify the nations by faith, promised before to Abraham, In you shall all the nations be blessed.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the scripture, foreseeing, that, by faith, God would declare the nations righteous, fore-announced the good news unto Abraham, saying, All the nations shall be blessed in thee.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the scripture foreseeing that by faith God would justify the Gentiles, preached the gospel before unto Abraham, saying, that "In thee shall all the nations be blessed."

Twentieth Century New Testament

And Scripture, foreseeing that God would pronounce the Gentiles righteous as the result of faith, foretold the Good News to Abraham in the words--'Through thee all the Gentiles shall be blessed.'

Webster

And the scripture foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel to Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.

Weymouth New Testament

And the Scripture, foreseeing that in consequence of faith God would declare the nations to be free from guilt, sent beforehand the Good News to Abraham, saying, "In you all the nations shall be blessed."

Williams New Testament

Because the Scripture foresaw that God would bring the heathen into right standing with Himself on condition of faith, He beforehand proclaimed the good news to Abraham in the promise, "It is through you that all the heathen will be blessed."

World English Bible

The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the Good News beforehand to Abraham, saying, "In you all the nations will be blessed."

Worrell New Testament

And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the gentiles through faith, proclaimed beforehand the Gospel to Abraham, saying, "In you shall all the nations be blessed."

Worsley New Testament

And the scripture foreseeing that God would justify the gentiles through faith, preached the gospel to Abraham long ago, saying, "In thee shall all nations be blessed."

Youngs Literal Translation

and the Writing having foreseen that by faith God doth declare righteous the nations did proclaim before the good news to Abraham --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the scripture
γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

προείδω 
Proeido 
Usage: 2

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

δικαιόω 
Dikaioo 
Usage: 35

the heathen
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

προευαγγελίζομαι 
Proeuaggelizomai 
Usage: 1

G11
Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

saying, In
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

References

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Questions on Galatians 3:8

Context Readings

Justified By The Law, Or Justified By Faith?

7 So you see, the real descendants of Abraham are the men of faith. 8 The Scripture foresaw that God would accept the heathen as upright in consequence of their faith, and preached the good news in advance to Abraham in the words, "All the heathen will be blessed through you." 9 So the men of faith share the blessing of Abraham and his faith.


Cross References

John 7:38

If anyone believes in me, streams of living water, as the Scripture says, shall flow forth from his heart."

John 7:42

Do not the Scriptures say that the Christ is to spring from the descendants of David and to come from the village of Bethlehem where David lived?"

John 19:37

Moreover, it says in another place, "They shall look at the man whom they pierced."

Acts 2:25-26

For David says of him, 'I constantly regarded the Lord before me, For he is at my right hand, so that I may not be displaced.

Acts 2:35

Until I make your enemies your footstool.'

Acts 15:15-18

And this agrees with the predictions of the prophets which say,

Romans 3:28-30

For we hold that a man is made upright by faith; the observance of the Law has nothing to do with it.

Romans 9:17

The Scripture says to Pharaoh, "I have raised you to your position for the very purpose of displaying my power in dealing with you, and making my name known all over the world."

Romans 9:30

Then what do we conclude? That heathen who were not striving for uprightness attained it, that is, an uprightness which was produced by faith;

Galatians 3:16

Now the promises were made to Abraham and his line. It does not say, "and to your lines," in the plural, but in the singular, "and to your line," that is, Christ.

Galatians 3:22

But the Scripture describes all mankind as the prisoners of sin, so that the promised blessing might on the ground of faith in Jesus Christ be given to those who have faith.

Galatians 4:30

Yet what does the Scripture say? "Drive the slave-girl and her son away, for the slave-girl's son shall not share the inheritance with the son of the free woman."

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and how from childhood you have known the Scriptures which can give you the wisdom that through faith in Christ Jesus leads to salvation.

Hebrews 4:2

For we have had good news preached to us, just as they did, but the message they heard did them no good because they did not agree through faith with what they heard.

Revelation 11:15

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and loud voices were heard in heaven, saying, "The sovereignty of the world has passed into the possession of our Lord and his Christ, and he will reign forever and ever."

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