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For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Romans 4:2
For if Abraham were iustified by workes, hee hath whereof to glory, but not before God.- King James Version (1611)
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For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.- New American Standard Version (1995)
For if Abraham was justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not toward God.- American Standard Version (1901)
For if Abraham got righteousness by works, he has reason for pride; but not before God.- Basic English Bible
For if Abraham has been justified on the principle of works, he has whereof to boast: but not before God;- Darby Bible
For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory, but not before God. - Webster's Bible
For if he was held to be righteous on the ground of his actions, he has something to boast of; but not in the presence of God.- Weymouth Bible
For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not toward God.- World English Bible
For if Abraham is iustified of werkis of the lawe, he hath glorie, but not anentis God.- Wycliffe Bible
for if Abraham by works was declared righteous, he hath to boast -- but not before god;- Youngs Literal Bible
Wesley's Notes for Romans 4:2
4:2 The meaning is, If Abraham had been justified by works, he would have had room to glory. But he had not room to glory. Therefore he was not justified by works.
People's Bible Notes for Romans 4:2
Ro 4:2 Hath [whereof] to glory. If Abraham was justified by his own righteous works, he would have ground for glorying in himself.
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