Romans 4

CHAPTER 4

Abraham Justified by Trusting

What then shall we say Abraham our father has found according to the flesh? For if Abraham [2of 3works 1was justified], he has boasting, but not towards God. For what does the scripture say? [3trusted 1But 2Abraham] in God, and it was imputed to him for righteousness. And to the one working, the wage is not considered according to favor, but according to the debt. But to the one not working, but trusts upon the one justifying the impious, [2is imputed 1his belief] for righteousness. Just as also David says about the blessing of the man to whom God imputes righteousness separate from works. Blessed whom [3were forgiven 1the 2lawless deeds], and whom [3were covered over 1the 2sins]. Blessed is a man in whom in no way the Lord should impute sin. [2blessing 3then 1Is this] upon the circumcision or also upon the uncircumcision? For we say that [3was imputed 4to 5Abraham 1the 2belief] for righteousness. 10 How then was it imputed? [2in 3circumcision 1being], or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision. 11 And [2the sign 1he received] of circumcision as seal of the righteousness of the belief of the one in the uncircumcision, for him to be father of all of the ones trusting through uncircumcision, for [3to be imputed 4also 5to them 1the 2righteousness]; 12 and father of circumcision to the ones not of circumcision only, but also to the ones conforming to the tracks of the belief to the ones in the uncircumcision of our father Abraham.

The Promise to Abraham

13 For not through law was the promise to Abraham or to his seed, [3heir 1for him 2to be] of the world, but through righteousness of belief. 14 For if the ones from the law be heirs, [3is empty 1the 2belief], and [3ceases to work 1the 2promise]. 15 For the law [2wrath 1manufactures]; for where there is no law, not even is there a violation. 16 On account of this it is of belief, that according to favor, for the [2to be 3firm 1promise] to all the seed, not to the one of the law only, but also to the one of belief of Abraham, who is father of all of us, 17 (as it has been written, that, [3father 4of many 5nations 1I have established 2you],) in front of which he trusted God, of the one restoring [3to life 1the 2dead], and calling the ones not being, as being; 18 who against hope [2upon 3hope 1trusted], for him to become father of many nations; according to the thing being said, So shall [2be 1your seed]. 19 And not being weak in the belief, he did not contemplate his own body already deadened, [3a hundred years old 2somewhere about 1being], and the deadening of the womb of Sarah. 20 And at the promise of God he did not examine by unbelief, but was empowered in the belief, giving glory to God, 21 and having full assurance that what he has promised, he is able also to do. 22 Therefore also it was imputed to him for righteousness. 23 [2it was not 3written 1But] on account of him only, that -- it was imputed to him, 24 but also on account of us, to the ones whom it was about to be imputed, to the ones trusting upon the one having raised Jesus our Lord from the dead; 25 who was delivered up on account of our transgressions, and was raised on account of our justification.
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