Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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,

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 
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 
Usage: 254

δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 4:20

Devotionals containing Romans 4:20

References

Hastings

Images Romans 4:20

Prayers for Romans 4:20

Context Readings

The Promise To Abraham Secured Through Faith

19 His faith did not weaken when he thought about his own body (which was already as good as dead now that he was about a hundred years old) or about Sarah's inability to have children, 20 nor did he doubt God's promise out of a lack of faith. Instead, his faith became stronger and he gave glory to God, 21 being absolutely convinced that God would do what he had promised.


Cross References

Numbers 11:13-23

Where am I going to get meat to give this people? After all, they're crying in front of me, "Give us meat to eat!'

2 Corinthians 12:10

That is why I take such pleasure in weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and difficulties for the Messiah's sake, for when I am weak, then I am strong.

2 Kings 7:2

But the royal attendant on whom the king depended responded to the man of God: "Look here! Even if the LORD were to open a window in the sky, how could this happen?" He replied, "No, you look! You'll see it with your eyes, but you won't eat any of it!"

2 Kings 7:19

But the royal attendant on whom the king depended responded to the man of God: "Look here! Even if the LORD were to make a window in the sky, how could this happen?" He replied, "No, you look! You'll see it with your eyes, but you won't eat any of it!"

2 Chronicles 20:15-20

"Pay attention, everyone in Judah, in Jerusalem, and you, too, King Jehoshaphat! This is what the LORD says to you: "Stop being afraid, and stop being discouraged because of this vast invasion force, because the battle doesn't belong to you, but to God.

Isaiah 7:9

Furthermore, Ephraim's head is Samaria, and Remaliah's son is its king. If all of you don't keep on believing, you'll never remain loyal.'"

Isaiah 35:4

Say to those with anxious hearts, "Be strong, do not be afraid! Here is your God he will bring vengeance, he will bring divine retribution, and he will save you.'

Jeremiah 32:16-27

"After I had given the deed of purchase to Neriah's son Baruch, I prayed to the LORD:

Daniel 10:19

and said, "Don't be afraid, man highly regarded. Be at peace, and be strong.' "As soon as he spoke to me, I gained strength and replied, "Sir, please speak, now that you've strengthened me.'

Daniel 11:32

Through flattery he'll corrupt those who act wickedly toward the covenant, but people who know their God will be strong and take action.

Haggai 2:4

Now be strong, Zerubbabel,' declares the LORD, "and be strong, Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and be strong, all you people of the land,' declares the LORD. "Go to work, because I am with you,' declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Zechariah 8:9

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Be strong so the Temple can be built, you who are now listening to this message spoken by the prophets when the foundation was laid to the Temple of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Zechariah 8:13

Furthermore, house of Judah and house of Israel, even though you used to be a curse among the nations, now I will surely save you, and you will be a blessing. Stop being afraid. Instead, grow stronger.'"

Matthew 9:8

When the crowds saw this, they became frightened and glorified God for giving such authority to humans.

Luke 1:18

Then Zechariah asked the angel, "How can I be sure of this, since I am an old man, and my wife is getting older?"

Luke 1:45

How blessed is this woman for believing that what was spoken to her by the Lord would be fulfilled!"

1 Corinthians 16:13

Remain alert. Keep standing firm in your faith. Keep on being courageous and strong.

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord, relying on his mighty strength.

2 Timothy 2:1

As for you, my child, be strong by the grace that is in the Messiah Jesus.

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