Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 
Usage: 344

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

the scripture
γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

G11
Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

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

λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40


Usage: 0

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 4:3

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Images Romans 4:3

Prayers for Romans 4:3

Questions on Romans 4:3

Context Readings

Abraham's Faith Counted As Righteousness

2 For if Abraham were justified by works, he has reason to glory in himself, but not before God. 3 For what does the scripture say? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness. 4 But unto him that works, the reward is not reckoned as grace, but as debt.


Cross References

Genesis 15:6

And he believed the LORD, and he counted it to him for righteousness.

Romans 4:9

Is this blessedness, therefore, only upon the circumcision or also upon the uncircumcision? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham as righteousness.

James 2:23

And that the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness, and he was called the Friend of God.

Romans 4:5

But to him that does not work, but believes in him that justifies the ungodly, the faith is counted as righteousness.

Psalm 106:31

And that was counted unto him for righteousness from generation to generation for evermore.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Mark 12:10

And have ye not read this scripture: The stone which the builders rejected is placed as the head of the corner;

Romans 4:11

And he received the circumcision as a sign, as a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had, yet being uncircumcised, that he might be the father of all the uncircumcised believers, that it might be counted unto them also as righteousness,

Romans 4:22-25

therefore, his faith was also attributed unto him as righteousness.

Romans 9:17

For the scripture saith of Pharaoh, Even for this same purpose have I raised thee up, that I might show my power in thee and that my name might be declared throughout all the earth.

Romans 10:11

For the scripture says, Whosoever believes on him shall not be ashamed.

Romans 11:2

God has not cast away his people whom he knew beforehand. Know ye not what the scripture says of Elijah? how speaking to God against Israel, he said,

Galatians 3:6-8

Even as Abraham believed God and it was accounted to him for righteousness.

James 4:5

Do ye think that the scripture says in vain, The spirit that dwells in us lusts to envy?

2 Peter 1:20-21

understanding this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

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