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

  • Michael Hessic Apparicio
    Abraham promise from God is the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. Not his seed but a example what to come in history the fulling the gospel
  • 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.

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