Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory to God,

King James Version

He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

Holman Bible

He did not waver in unbelief at God's promise, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God,

International Standard Version

nor did he doubt God's promise out of a lack of faith. Instead, his faith became stronger and he gave glory to God,

A Conservative Version

And he did not waver in unbelief at the promise of God, but became strong in faith, giving glory to God,

American Standard Version

yet, looking unto the promise of God, he wavered not through unbelief, but waxed strong through faith, giving glory to God,

Amplified

No unbelief or distrust made him waver (doubtingly question) concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong and was empowered by faith as he gave praise and glory to God,

An Understandable Version

Yet he looked for the promise of God [to be fulfilled] and did not waver, doubting [that it would happen], but his faith strengthened him. He honored God

Anderson New Testament

and he doubted not, through unbelief, with respect to the promise of God, but was strong in faith, giving glory to God,

Bible in Basic English

Still, he did not give up faith in the undertaking of God, but was made strong by faith, giving glory to God,

Common New Testament

He did not waver at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God,

Daniel Mace New Testament

he was not incredulously diffident of the divine promise; but was strong in faith, and did honour to God,

Darby Translation

and hesitated not at the promise of God through unbelief; but found strength in faith, giving glory to God;

Godbey New Testament

but he staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was filled up with dynamite through faith, having given glory to God;

Goodspeed New Testament

He did not incredulously question God's promise, but his faith gave him power and he praised God

John Wesley New Testament

He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

he doubted not the promise of God, with unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God,

Julia Smith Translation

And for the promise of God he was not separated by unbelief; but was strengthened in faith, having given glory to God;

King James 2000

He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he did not waver in unbelief at the promise of God, but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God

Modern King James verseion

He did not stagger at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strong in faith, giving glory to God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief: But was made strong in the faith, and gave honour to God,

Moffatt New Testament

no unbelief made him waver about God's promise; his faith won strength as he gave glory to God

Montgomery New Testament

Nor did he with regard to the promise of God waver in unbelief, but he waxed strong in faith, while he gave God glory,

NET Bible

He did not waver in unbelief about the promise of God but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God.

New Heart English Bible

Yet, looking to the promise of God, he did not waver through unbelief, but grew strong through faith, giving glory to God,

New simplified Bible

Yet, he looked to the promise of God. He did not waver through unbelief, but grew strong through faith. He gave the glory to God!

Noyes New Testament

nor did he waver in respect to the promise of God through unbelief, but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

Sawyer New Testament

and he did not doubt the promise of God by unbelief, but was strong in faith, giving glory to God,

The Emphasized Bible

In respect, however, of the promise of God, he was not led to hesitate by unbelief, but received power by his faith, giving glory unto God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for he disputed not against the promise of God with unbelief; but was mighty in faith, giving glory to God;

Twentieth Century New Testament

He was not led by want of faith to doubt God's promise.

Webster

He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

Weymouth New Testament

Nor did he in unbelief stagger at God's promise, but became mighty in faith, giving glory to God,

Williams New Testament

and yet he never staggered in doubt at the promise of God but grew powerful in faith, because he gave the glory to God

World English Bible

Yet, looking to the promise of God, he didn't waver through unbelief, but grew strong through faith, giving glory to God,

Worrell New Testament

but, in view of the promise of God, he wavered not through unbelief, but was made strong in faith, giving glory to God,

Worsley New Testament

He hesitated not at the promise of God through unbelief: but was strong in faith, giving glory to God,

Youngs Literal Translation

and at the promise of God did not stagger in unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, having given glory to God,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διακρίνω 
Diakrino 
Usage: 16

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

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

the promise
ἐπαγγελία 
Epaggelia 
Usage: 51

of God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

ἀπιστία 
Apistia 
Usage: 11

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

ἐνδυναμόω 
Endunamoo 
Usage: 8

in faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 4:20

Devotionals containing Romans 4:20

References

Hastings

Images Romans 4:20

Context Readings

The Promise To Abraham Secured Through Faith

19 Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah's womb; 20 yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory to God, 21 and being fully assured that what God had promised, He was able also to perform.


Cross References

Numbers 11:13-23

"Where am I to get meat to give to all this people? For they weep before me, saying, 'Give us meat that we may eat!'

2 Corinthians 12:10

Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

2 Kings 7:2

The royal officer on whose hand the king was leaning answered the man of God and said, "Behold, if the LORD should make windows in heaven, could this thing be?" Then he said, "Behold, you will see it with your own eyes, but you will not eat of it."

2 Kings 7:19

Then the royal officer answered the man of God and said, "Now behold, if the LORD should make windows in heaven, could such a thing be?" And he said, "Behold, you will see it with your own eyes, but you will not eat of it."

2 Chronicles 20:15-20

and he said, "Listen, all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and King Jehoshaphat: thus says the LORD to you, 'Do not fear or be dismayed because of this great multitude, for the battle is not yours but God's.

Isaiah 7:9

and the head of Ephraim is Samaria and the head of Samaria is the son of Remaliah. If you will not believe, you surely shall not last."'"

Isaiah 35:4

Say to those with anxious heart, "Take courage, fear not Behold, your God will come with vengeance; The recompense of God will come, But He will save you."

Jeremiah 32:16-27

"After I had given the deed of purchase to Baruch the son of Neriah, then I prayed to the LORD, saying,

Daniel 10:19

He said, "O man of high esteem, do not be afraid Peace be with you; take courage and be courageous!" Now as soon as he spoke to me, I received strength and said, "May my lord speak, for you have strengthened me."

Daniel 11:32

"By smooth words he will turn to godlessness those who act wickedly toward the covenant, but the people who know their God will display strength and take action.

Haggai 2:4

'But now take courage, Zerubbabel,' declares the LORD, 'take courage also, Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and all you people of the land take courage,' declares the LORD, 'and work; for I am with you,' declares the LORD of hosts.

Zechariah 8:9

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'Let your hands be strong, you who are listening in these days to these words from the mouth of the prophets, those who spoke in the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of hosts was laid, to the end that the temple might be built.

Zechariah 8:13

'It will come about that just as you were a curse among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you that you may become a blessing Do not fear; let your hands be strong.'

Matthew 9:8

But when the crowds saw this, they were awestruck, and glorified God, who had given such authority to men.

Luke 1:18

Zacharias said to the angel, "How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years."

Luke 1:45

"And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what had been spoken to her by the Lord."

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.

2 Timothy 2:1

You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.



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