Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For what does the Scripture say? "ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS CREDITED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS."

King James Version

For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.

Holman Bible

For what does the Scripture say? Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him for righteousness.

International Standard Version

For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."

A Conservative Version

For what does the scripture say? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him for righteousness.

American Standard Version

For what saith the scripture? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned unto him for righteousness.

Amplified

For what does the Scripture say? Abraham believed in (trusted in) God, and it was credited to his account as righteousness (right living and right standing with God).

An Understandable Version

For what does the Scripture say? [Gen. 15:6 says], "And Abraham believed God, so God considered him righteous."

Anderson New Testament

For what says the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness.

Bible in Basic English

But what does it say in the holy Writings? And Abraham had faith in God, and it was put to his account as righteousness.

Common New Testament

For what does the scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for what saith the scripture? "Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness."

Darby Translation

for what does the scripture say? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.

Godbey New Testament

For what does the scripture say? Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness.

Goodspeed New Testament

for what does the Scripture say? "Abraham had faith in God, and it was credited to him as uprightness."

John Wesley New Testament

For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was imputed to him for righteousness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For what does the scripture say? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

For what says the writing? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him for justice.

King James 2000

For what says the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For what does the scripture say? "And Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him for righteousness."

Modern King James verseion

For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For what saith the scripture? "Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness."

Moffatt New Testament

For what does scripture say? Abraham believed God and this was counted to him as righteousness.

Montgomery New Testament

For what does Scripture say? And Abraham believed God, and it was set down to his account as righteousness.

NET Bible

For what does the scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."

New Heart English Bible

For what does the Scripture say? "And Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."

Noyes New Testament

For what saith the scripture? "Abraham had faith in God, and it was accounted unto him as righteousness."

Sawyer New Testament

For what says the Scripture? And Abraham believed God and it was accounted to him for righteousness.

The Emphasized Bible

For what doth the Scripture say? And Abraham believed in God, and it was reckoned unto him as righteousness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For what doth the scripture say? Abraham truly believed God, and it was imputed to him for righteousness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For what are the words of Scripture? 'Abraham had faith in God, and his faith was regarded by God as righteousness.'

Webster

For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness.

Weymouth New Testament

For what says the Scripture? "And Abraham believed God, and this was placed to his credit as righteousness."

Williams New Testament

For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham put his faith in God, and it was credited to him as right standing with God."

World English Bible

For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness."

Worrell New Testament

For what does the Scripture say? "And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him for righteousness."

Worsley New Testament

for what saith the scripture? "Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness."

Youngs Literal Translation

for what doth the writing say? 'And Abraham did believe God, and it was reckoned to him -- to righteousness;'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

the scripture
γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

G11
Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
believe , commit unto , commit to trust , be committed unto , be put in trust with , be commit to one's trust , believer
Usage: 163

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

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

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

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Context Readings

Abraham's Faith Counted As Righteousness

2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. 3 For what does the Scripture say? "ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS CREDITED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS." 4 Now to the one who works, his wage is not credited as a favor, but as what is due.


Cross References

Genesis 15:6

Then he believed in the LORD; and He reckoned it to him as righteousness.

Romans 4:9

Is this blessing then on the circumcised, or on the uncircumcised also? For we say, "FAITH WAS CREDITED TO ABRAHAM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS."

James 2:23

and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "AND ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS," and he was called the friend of God.

Romans 4:5

But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness,

Psalm 106:31

And it was reckoned to him for righteousness, To all generations forever.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

Mark 12:10

"Have you not even read this Scripture: 'THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone;

Romans 4:11

and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while uncircumcised, so that he might be the father of all who believe without being circumcised, that righteousness might be credited to them,

Romans 4:22-25

Therefore IT WAS ALSO CREDITED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS.

Romans 9:17

For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, "FOR THIS VERY PURPOSE I RAISED YOU UP, TO DEMONSTRATE MY POWER IN YOU, AND THAT MY NAME MIGHT BE PROCLAIMED THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE EARTH."

Romans 10:11

For the Scripture says, "WHOEVER BELIEVES IN HIM WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED."

Romans 11:2

God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew Or do you not know what the Scripture says in the passage about Elijah, how he pleads with God against Israel?

Galatians 3:6-8

Even so Abraham BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS.

James 4:5

Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"?

2 Peter 1:20-21

But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,



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