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Romans 4 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:1 - What shall we say then that Abraham our father according to flesh has found?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:2 - For if Abraham has been justified on the principle of works, he has whereof to boast: but not before God;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:3 - for what does the scripture say? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:4 - Now to him that works the reward is not reckoned as of grace, but of debt:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:5 - but to him who does not work, but believes on him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is reckoned as righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:6 - Even as David also declares the blessedness of the man to whom God reckons righteousness without works:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:7 - Blessed they whose lawlessnesses have been forgiven, and whose sins have been covered:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:8 - blessed the man to whom the Lord shall not at all reckon sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:9 - Does this blessedness then rest on the circumcision, or also on the uncircumcision? For we say that faith has been reckoned to Abraham as righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:10 - How then has it been reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:11 - And he received the sign of circumcision as seal of the righteousness of faith which he had being in uncircumcision, that he might be the father of all them that believe being in uncircumcision, that righteousness might be reckoned to them also;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:12 - and father of circumcision, not only to those who are of the circumcision, but to those also who walk in the steps of the faith, during uncircumcision, of our father Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:13 - For it was not by law that the promise was to Abraham, or to his seed, that he should be heir of the world, but by righteousness of faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:14 - For if they which are of law be heirs, faith is made vain, and the promise made of no effect.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:15 - For law works wrath; but where no law is neither is there transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:16 - Therefore it is on the principle of faith, that it might be according to grace, in order to the promise being sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of Abraham's faith, who is father of us all,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:17 - (according as it is written, I have made thee father of many nations,) before the God whom he believed, who quickens the dead, and calls the things which be not as being;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:18 - who against hope believed in hope to his becoming father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:19 - and not being weak in faith, he considered not his own body already become dead, being about a hundred years old, and the deadening of Sarah's womb,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:20 - and hesitated not at the promise of God through unbelief; but found strength in faith, giving glory to God;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:21 - and being fully persuaded that what he has promised he is able also to do;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:22 - wherefore also it was reckoned to him as righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:23 - Now it was not written on his account alone that it was reckoned to him,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:24 - but on ours also, to whom, believing on him who has raised from among the dead Jesus our Lord,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:25 - who has been delivered for our offences and has been raised for our justification, it will be reckoned.

In 1867, John Nelson Darby translated the New Testament from Greek into English. Further revisions were done in 1872 and 1884. Darby’s work was first published as The Holy Scriptures: A New Translation from the Original Languages by J. N. Darby. After Darby’s death in 1882, some of his students worked together to produce the complete Darby Bible based on the Masoretic Hebrew text, Darby’s German (Elberfelder), and the French (Pau) translations. In 1890, the first complete Darby Bible was published in English. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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