Romans 3:28

“Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore wee conclude, that a man is iustified by faith, without the deeds of the Law.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

We reckon therefore that a man is justified by faith apart from the works of the law.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason, then, a man may get righteousness by faith without the works of the law.
- Basic English Bible

for we reckon that a man is justified by faith, without works of law.
- Darby Bible

Therefore we conclude, that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.
- Webster's Bible

For we maintain that it is as the result of faith that a man is held to be righteous, apart from actions done in obedience to Law.
- Weymouth Bible

We maintain therefore that a man is justified by faith apart from the works of the law.
- World English Bible

For we demen a man to be iustified bi the feith, with outen werkis of the lawe.
- Wycliffe Bible

therefore do we reckon a man to be declared righteous by faith, apart from works of law.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 3:28

3:28 We conclude then that a man is justified by faith - And even by this, not as it is a work, but as it receives Christ; and, consequently, has something essentially different from all our works whatsoever.

People's Bible Notes for Romans 3:28

Ro 3:28 Therefore. The conclusion of the line of argument is now reached. No man is justified by the deeds of the law (no article before "law" in the Greek), but by faith, the faith that brings into loving obedience to Christ.

Discussion for Romans 3

  • 2ChromeEyes
    Romans 3:30 Seeing it is one God, which shall justify the circumcision BY faith, and un-circumcision THROUGH faith.
    I believe this verse is referring to salvation to the Jews as his people by origin, and salvation to the Gentiles as his people by adoption. In either position, it is faith IN Christ which saves a man.
  • Doug Cutler for verse 23
    I go along with Alvis: There must be different meanings for all. That word has been used several places that if used as we use all, no one would be alive today. Or live after the end times. There is mention of being transformed instantly and not dying. All would include these if used as we do today.
  • Mike
    all have sinned, sinned has the letters "ed " at the end of it, that means past tense. Our Savior Jesus said " go and sin no more " redeemed by the blood of the Lamb AMEN.
  • Blessed
    gal. 5:22 the fruit of the spirit no law is above because the spirit establish the law through faith in all thy ways acknowledge him JESUS say he come not to break the law but to fulfill it
  • MockingBird for verse 23
    All have sinned : To come short is that I have not met the expectation of God 's Glory. That can only be done through Jesus Christ : I sin from time to time : I no longer sin : But if I continue in that sin I am a sinner !!!
  • Ingrid
    I love the book of Romans! It encompasses all the truth of what Christ is to Christians. He is the one who, by grace, brought forgiveness to ALL who simply accept him as the son of God, as Redeemer of sin, as the Holy and Anointed one. This book tells us that there is not one who is not a sinner, not one who does not need his blood to be cleansed in front of God the Father 's eyes. And, that there is nothing WE can do to work our way to eternal works of charity so there will be no boasting the only righteous thing to do is to accept Him and hold that peace in our hearts knowing that we are his adopted children, sons and daughters of the King of kings to whom He grants his most beautiful promise of eternal life!

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