Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

Then what are we to say about our ancestor Abraham?

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 physical ancestor, 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

What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather humanly speaking, has found? [Has he obtained a favored standing?]

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?

John Wesley New Testament

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

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

shall we say
ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

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

G11
Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

our
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

References

Context Readings

Abraham's Faith Counted As Righteousness

1 Then what are we to say about our ancestor Abraham? 2 For if he was made upright by what he did, it is something to be proud of. But not to be proud of before God,


Cross References

Romans 4:16

That is why it all turns upon faith; it is to make it a matter of God's favor, so that the promise may hold good for all Abraham's descendants, not only those who are adherents of the Law, but also those who share the faith of Abraham. For he is the father of all of us;

Romans 4:16

That is why it all turns upon faith; it is to make it a matter of God's favor, so that the promise may hold good for all Abraham's descendants, not only those who are adherents of the Law, but also those who share the faith of Abraham. For he is the father of all of us;

Matthew 3:9

Do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our forefather,' for I tell you God can produce descendants for Abraham right out of these stones!

Luke 3:8

Then produce fruit that will be consistent with your professed repentance! And do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our forefather,' for I tell you, God can produce descendants for Abraham right out of these stones!

Luke 16:24-25

And he called to him and said, 'Father Abraham! take pity on me, and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am in torment, here in the flames!'

Luke 16:29-31

Abraham answered, 'They have Moses and the prophets; let them listen to them.'

John 8:33

They answered, "We are descended from Abraham, and have never been anyone's slaves. How can you say to us, 'You will be set free'?"

John 8:37-41

I know that you are descended from Abraham, yet you want to kill me, because there is no room in your hearts for my teaching.

John 8:53

Are you a greater man than our forefather Abraham? Yet he is dead and the prophets are dead. What do you claim to be?"

John 8:56

Your forefather Abraham exulted at the thought of seeing my coming. He has seen it, and it has made him glad."

Acts 13:26

Brothers! Descendants of the house of Abraham, and those others among you who reverence God! It is to us that this message of salvation has been sent.

Romans 6:1

Then what shall we conclude? Are we to continue to sin to increase the spread of mercy?

Romans 7:7

Then what shall we conclude? That the Law is sin? Certainly not! Yet, if it had not been for the Law, I should never have learned what sin was; I should not have known what it was to covet if the Law had not said, "You must not covet."

Romans 8:31

Then what shall we conclude from this? If God is for us, who can be against us?

2 Corinthians 11:22

If they are Hebrews, so am I! If they are Israelites, so am I! If they are descended from Abraham, so am I!

Hebrews 12:9

When our earthly fathers disciplined us we treated them with respect; should we not far more submit to the Father of our spirits, and so have life?

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