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

  • Spencer
    The Fear of The Lord is reverence and obedience. Bowing our heads in prayer, kneeling before Him in church, etc. That is being reverent. I think reverence also implies submitting ourselves to God the best we can. Thank you for the fellowship Peace of Christ be with us all
  • Gladys Thomas
    Obeying God shows our Love And Respect for Him.
  • Sylvia
    To fear GOD is to Repect HIM. GOD doesn't want us to be afraid of him. GOD sent his only begotten son to save us from our sins. GOD is LOVE.
  • Wayne
    Fahim, another word for fear is reverence God. Realize how great and Godly He is. And worship Him.
  • Norm
    Psalms 111:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever. Proverbs 4:7 Wisdom is the principal thing therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. 2 Corinthians 7:15 And his inward affection is more abundant toward you, whilst he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him. Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
  • Fahim84 for verse 18
    i cannot see fearing God to be a peaceful thing

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