Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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, relied on) God, and it was credited to his account as righteousness (right living, 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.

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;'

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

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Context Readings

Abraham's Faith Counted As Righteousness

2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has boasting; but not toward God. 3 For what says the writing? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him for justice. 4 And to him working, the reward is not reckoned according to favor, but according to debt.


Cross References

Genesis 15:6

And he believed in Jehovah; and it shall be reckoned to him justice.

Romans 4:9

This happiness then upon circumcision, or upon uncircumcision? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for justice.

James 2:23

And the writing was completed, saying, And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him for justice: and he was called the Friend of God.

Romans 4:5

And to him not working, and believing upon him justifying the impious, his faith is reckoned for justice.

Psalm 106:31

And it will be reckoned to him for justice to generation and generation, even to forever.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony if they will not speak according to this word, because no morning is in them.

Mark 12:10

And have ye not read this writing; The stone which the builders disapproved of, this was for the head of the corner:

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the justice of the faith which in uncircumcision: for him to be father of all believing through uncircumcision; for justice also to be reckoned to them:

Romans 4:22-25

And therefore it was reckoned to him for justice.

Romans 9:17

For the writing says to Pharaoh, That for this same have I raised thee up, so that I might show in thee my power, and so that my name might be announced in all the earth.

Romans 10:11

For the writing says, Every one believing upon him shall not be ashamed.

Romans 11:2

God has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. Or know ye not in Elias, what says the writing? how he addresses God against Israel, saying,

Galatians 3:6-8

As Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him for justice.

James 4:5

Or think ye that the writing says vainly, That the spirit longs for envy, which dwelt in us?

2 Peter 1:20-21

Knowing this first, that every prophecy of the writing is not of private solution.

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