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Romans 4:3–4

For what does the Scripture say? v“Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness.” Now wto the one who works, his wages are not counted as a gift but as his due.

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Romans 4:3–4 — The New International Version (NIV)

What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.”

Now to the one who works, wages are not credited as a gift but as an obligation.

Romans 4:3–4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness. Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.

Romans 4:3–4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

For the Scriptures tell us, “Abraham believed God, and God counted him as righteous because of his faith.”

When people work, their wages are not a gift, but something they have earned.

Romans 4:3–4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.” Now to him who works, the wages are not counted as grace but as debt.

Romans 4:3–4 — New Century Version (NCV)

because the Scripture says, “Abraham believed God, and God accepted Abraham’s faith, and that faith made him right with God.”

When people work, their pay is not given as a gift, but as something earned.

Romans 4:3–4 — American Standard Version (ASV)

For what saith the scripture? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned unto him for righteousness. Now to him that worketh, the reward is not reckoned as of grace, but as of debt.

Romans 4:3–4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

for what does the scripture say? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness. Now to him that works the reward is not reckoned as of grace, but of debt:

Romans 4:3–4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and that faith was regarded as the basis of Abraham’s approval by God.” 

When people work, their pay is not regarded as a gift but something they have earned.

Romans 4:3–4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

For what does the Scripture say?

Abraham believed God,

and it was credited to him for righteousness.

Now to the one who works, pay is not considered as a gift, but as something owed.

Romans 4:3–4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For what does the scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.” Now to one who works, wages are not reckoned as a gift but as something due.

Romans 4:3–4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

For what does the scripture say? “And Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him for righteousness.” Now to the one who works, his pay is not credited according to grace, but according to his due.

Romans 4:3–4 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

What do we find in Scripture? It says, “Abraham believed God. God accepted Abraham’s faith, and so his faith made him right with God.”

When a man works, his pay is not considered a gift. It is owed to him.

Romans 4:3–4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.”

Now to the one who works, his wage is not credited as a favor, but as what is due.