Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Even as David also pronounceth blessing upon the man, unto whom God reckoneth righteousness apart from works,

New American Standard Bible

just as David also speaks of the blessing on the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:

King James Version

Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,

Holman Bible

Likewise, David also speaks of the blessing of the man God credits righteousness to apart from works:

International Standard Version

Likewise, David also speaks of the blessedness of the person whom God regards as righteous apart from actions:

A Conservative Version

Just as David also tells the blessedness of the man to whom God imputes righteousness independent of works,

Amplified

And in this same way David speaks of the blessing on the one to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:

An Understandable Version

Even King David also spoke of the blessing experienced by the person who was considered righteous by God apart from doing good deeds.

Anderson New Testament

Even as David also speaks of the blessedness of the man to whom God counts righteousness without works, saying:

Bible in Basic English

As David says that there is a blessing on the man to whose account God puts righteousness without works, saying,

Common New Testament

So also David describes the blessedness of the man to whom God reckons righteousness apart from works:

Daniel Mace New Testament

even as David also speaks of the happiness of the man whom God accounted righteous independently of his works,

Darby Translation

Even as David also declares the blessedness of the man to whom God reckons righteousness without works:

Godbey New Testament

Indeed David also speaks of the blessedness of the man, to whom God imputes righteousness without works,

Goodspeed New Testament

So David himself says of the happiness of those to whom God credits uprightness without any reference to their actions,

John Wesley New Testament

So David also describeth the happiness of the man, to whom God imputeth righteousness without works:

Julia Smith Translation

As also David speaks the happiness of the man, to whom God reckons justice without works,

King James 2000

Even as David also describes the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputes righteousness without works,

Lexham Expanded Bible

just as David also speaks about the blessing of the person to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:

Modern King James verseion

Even as David also says of the blessedness of the man to whom God imputes righteousness without works,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Even as David describeth the blessedfulness of the man, unto whom God ascribeth righteousness without deeds,

Moffatt New Testament

Just as David himself describes the bliss of the man who has righteousness counted to him by God apart from what he does ??7 Blessed are they whose breaches of the Law are forgiven, whose sins are covered!

Montgomery New Testament

Just as David also speaks of the blessedness of the man to whom God imputes righteousness apart from actions.

NET Bible

So even David himself speaks regarding the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:

New Heart English Bible

Even as David also pronounces blessing on the man to whom God counts righteousness apart from works,

Noyes New Testament

as David also speaketh of the blessedness of the man whom God accepteth as righteous without works:

Sawyer New Testament

As David describes the blessedness of the man to whom the Lord accounts righteousness without works,

The Emphasized Bible

Just as David also affirmeth the happiness of the man unto whom God reckoneth righteousness apart from works: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

As David also describeth the blessedness of that man, to whom God imputeth righteousness without works,

Twentieth Century New Testament

In precisely the same way David speaks of the blessing pronounced upon the man who is regarded by God as righteous apart from actions--

Webster

Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man to whom God imputeth righteousness without works,

Weymouth New Testament

In this way David also tells of the blessedness of the man to whose credit God places righteousness, apart from his actions.

Williams New Testament

So David, too, describes the happiness of the man to whom God credits right standing with Himself, without the things he does having anything to do with it:

World English Bible

Even as David also pronounces blessing on the man to whom God counts righteousness apart from works,

Worrell New Testament

Even as David also speaks of the blessedness of the man to whom God reckoneth righteousness, apart from works,

Worsley New Testament

As David also describeth the blessedness of the man to whom: God imputeth righteousness without works, saying,

Youngs Literal Translation

even as David also doth speak of the happiness of the man to whom God doth reckon righteousness apart from works:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Even as
καθάπερ 
Kathaper 
as, even as, as well as
Usage: 13

Δαβίδ 
Dabid 
Usage: 46


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

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

μακαρισμός 
Makarismos 
Usage: 3

of the man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

χωρίς 
Choris 
Usage: 38

Images Romans 4:6

Prayers for Romans 4:6

Context Readings

Abraham's Faith Counted As Righteousness

5 But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is reckoned for righteousness. 6 Even as David also pronounceth blessing upon the man, unto whom God reckoneth righteousness apart from works, 7 saying , Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, And whose sins are covered.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 33:29

Happy art thou, O Israel: Who is like unto thee, a people saved by Jehovah, The shield of thy help, And the sword of thy excellency! And thine enemies shall submit themselves unto thee; And thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Psalm 1:1-3

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the wicked, Nor standeth in the way of sinners, Nor sitteth in the seat of scoffers:

Psalm 112:1

Praise ye Jehovah. Blessed is the man that feareth Jehovah, That delighteth greatly in his commandments.

Psalm 146:5-6

Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, Whose hope is in Jehovah his God:

Isaiah 45:24-25

Only in Jehovah, it is said of me, is righteousness and strength; even to him shall men come; and all they that were incensed against him shall be put to shame.

Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of Jehovah, and their righteousness which is of me, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 22:6

For thus saith Jehovah concerning the house of the king of Judah: Thou art Gilead unto me, and the head of Lebanon; yet'surely I will make thee a wilderness, and cities which are not inhabited.

Jeremiah 33:16

In those days shall Judah be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely; and this is the name whereby she shall be called: Jehovah our righteousness.

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks are decreed upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy.

Matthew 5:3-12

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Romans 1:17

For therein is revealed a righteousness of God from faith unto faith: as it is written, But the righteous shall live by faith.

Romans 3:20-22

because by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified in his sight; for through the law cometh the knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:27

Where then is the glorying? It is excluded. By what manner of law? of works? Nay: but by a law of faith.

Romans 4:9

Is this blessing then pronounced upon the circumcision, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say, To Abraham his faith was reckoned for righteousness.

Romans 4:11

and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while he was in uncircumcision; that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be in uncircumcision, that righteousness might be reckoned unto them;

Romans 4:24

but for our sake also, unto whom it shall be reckoned, who believe on him that raised Jesus our Lord from the dead,

Romans 5:18-19

So then as through one trespass the judgment came unto all men to condemnation; even so through one act of righteousness the free gift came unto all men to justification of life.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who was made unto us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption:

2 Corinthians 5:21

Him who knew no sin he made to be'sin on our behalf; that we might become the righteousness of God in him.

Galatians 3:8-9

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand unto Abraham,'saying, In thee shall all the nations be blessed.

Galatians 3:14

that upon the Gentiles might come the blessing of Abraham in Christ Jesus; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Galatians 4:15

Where then is that gratulation of yourselves? for I bear you witness, that, if possible, ye would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ:

Ephesians 2:8-10

for by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;

Philippians 3:9

and be found in him, not having a righteousness of mine own, even that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith:

2 Timothy 1:9

who saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained a like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and the'saviour Jesus Christ:

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