Romans 4:23

“Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed to him;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed to him:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now not for his sake only was it written that it was credited to him,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was reckoned unto him;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now, it was not because of him only that this was said,
- Basic English Bible

Now it was not written on his account alone that it was reckoned to him,
- Darby Bible

Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed to him;
- Webster's Bible

Nor was the fact of its being placed to his credit put on record for his sake only;
- Weymouth Bible

Now it was not written that it was accounted to him for his sake alone,
- World English Bible

And it is not writun oneli for him, that it was arettid to hym to riytwisnesse,
- Wycliffe Bible

And it was not written on his account alone, that it was reckoned to him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 4:23


4:23 On his account only - To do personal honour to him.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 4:23


Ro 4:23 Now it was not written for his sake alone. But in order that we might have an example of God's plan of justification.

Discussion for Romans 4

  • Elzie
    God says works without faith is dead and faith without works is dead. abraham had both and if we had just a quarter of his faith and works we would be having conversations with him on a regular basis with all the answers we need.
  • Zenaida
    Abraham pleased God because of his faith not of his works , so he could not boast. This is also how it should be with us,that our faith alone pleases God, not our works.
  • Denise Lewis
    If God said it then it will come to Pass.In Jesus name Amen!!!
  • Sheila Robinson
    Romans 4: Shares with us how Abraham believed by faith in God
  • Chalitea
    Yes, you can have little faith and little growth, and it will move all mountains and cast all fears aside....When speaking what you believe into existence your life is a major difference.
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Philippians 3:9 "And be found in him not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith."

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