Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh, has found?

King James Version

What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found?

Holman Bible

What then can we say that Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh, has found?

International Standard Version

What, then, are we to say about Abraham, our human ancestor?

A Conservative Version

What then will we say Abraham, our father according to flesh, to have found?

American Standard Version

What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather, hath found according to the flesh?

Amplified

[But] if so, what shall we say about Abraham, our forefather humanly speaking -- "[what did he] find out? [How does this affect his position, and what was gained by him?]

An Understandable Version

What should we say then [about what] our forefather Abraham discovered?

Anderson New Testament

What, then, shall we say that Abraham our father has found, as it respects the flesh?

Bible in Basic English

What, then, may we say that Abraham, our father after the flesh, has got?

Common New Testament

What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh, has found?

Daniel Mace New Testament

How then can we assert, "that Abraham our father obtained this from circumcision?"

Darby Translation

What shall we say then that Abraham our father according to flesh has found?

Godbey New Testament

Then what shall we say that Abraham, our father according to the flesh, has found?

Goodspeed New Testament

Then what are we to say about our ancestor Abraham?

John Wesley New Testament

What shall we say then? That our father Abraham hath found according to the flesh?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, has found?

Julia Smith Translation

What then shall we say Abraham our father to have found, according to the flesh?

King James 2000

What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, has found?

Lexham Expanded Bible

What then shall we say [that] Abraham, our ancestor according to the flesh, has found?

Modern King James verseion

What then shall we say that our father Abraham has found, according to flesh?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What shall we say, then, that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, did find?

Moffatt New Testament

But if so, what can we say about Abraham, our forefather by natural descent?

Montgomery New Testament

What then shall we say of Abraham, our ancestor in the flesh?

NET Bible

What then shall we say that Abraham, our ancestor according to the flesh, has discovered regarding this matter?

New Heart English Bible

What then will we say that Abraham, our forefather, has found according to the flesh?

Noyes New Testament

What advantage then shall we say that Abraham our father had as to the flesh?

Sawyer New Testament

What shall we say then that Abraham our father found according to the flesh?

The Emphasized Bible

What then shall we say - as touching Abraham our forefather?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

WHAT then shall we say that Abraham our father hath obtained by the flesh?

Twentieth Century New Testament

What then, it may be asked, are we to say about Abraham, the ancestor of our nation?

Webster

What shall we then say that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found?

Weymouth New Testament

What then shall we say that Abraham, our earthly forefather, has gained?

Williams New Testament

Then what are we to say about our forefather Abraham?

World English Bible

What then will we say that Abraham, our forefather, has found according to the flesh?

Worrell New Testament

What, then, shall we say that Abraham, our forefather, has found according to the flesh?

Worsley New Testament

What shall we say then that Abraham our father obtained according to the flesh?

Youngs Literal Translation

What, then, shall we say Abraham our father, to have found, according to flesh?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

as pertaining to
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

Context Readings

Abraham's Faith Counted As Righteousness

1 What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh, has found? 2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.


Cross References

Romans 4:16

For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,

Isaiah 51:2

"Look to Abraham your father And to Sarah who gave birth to you in pain; When he was but one I called him, Then I blessed him and multiplied him."

Matthew 3:9

and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father'; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.

Luke 3:8

"Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.

Luke 16:24-25

"And he cried out and said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame.'

Luke 16:29-31

"But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.'

John 8:33

They answered Him, "We are Abraham's descendants and have never yet been enslaved to anyone; how is it that You say, 'You will become free'?"

John 8:37-41

"I know that you are Abraham's descendants; yet you seek to kill Me, because My word has no place in you.

John 8:53

"Surely You are not greater than our father Abraham, who died? The prophets died too; whom do You make Yourself out to be?"

John 8:56

"Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day, and he saw it and was glad."

Acts 13:26

"Brethren, sons of Abraham's family, and those among you who fear God, to us the message of this salvation has been sent.

Romans 6:1

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?

Romans 7:7

What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."

Romans 8:31

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?

2 Corinthians 11:22

Are they Hebrews? So am I Are they Israelites? So am I Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I.

Hebrews 12:9

Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live?



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