Romans 4:25

“Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who was deliuered for our offences, and was raised againe for our iustification.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{He} who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who was delivered up for our trespasses, and was raised for our justification.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who was put to death for our evil-doing, and came to life again so that we might have righteousness.
- Basic English Bible

who has been delivered for our offences and has been raised for our justification, it will be reckoned.
- Darby Bible

Who was delivered for our offenses, and raised again for our justification.
- Webster's Bible

who was surrendered to death because of the offences we had committed, and was raised to life because of the acquittal secured for us.
- Weymouth Bible

who was delivered up for our trespasses, and was raised for our justification.
- World English Bible

Which was bitakun for oure synnes, and roos ayen for oure iustefiyng.
- Wycliffe Bible

who was delivered up because of our offences, and was raised up because of our being declared righteous.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 4:25


4:25 Who was delivered - To death. For our offences - As an atonement for them. And raised for our justification - To empower us to receive that atonement by faith.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 4:25


Ro 4:25 Who was delivered for our offences. "He died for us" (Ro 5:8 1Th 5:10); "was made sin for us" (2Co 5:21). He was to be "cut off, but not for himself" (Da 9:26). Raised again for our justification. The resurrection of Christ was his own justification against the condemnation of the world. In his justification, all for whom he died, who have laid hold on him by faith and are found in him, are justified with him, in that their sins are forgiven. Without the resurrection, the sepulcher of Christ would be the grave of all our hopes. This is beautifully symbolized in baptism. "We are buried by baptism into death" (Ro 6:4), his death, "planted in the likeness of his death" (Ro 6:5), figuratively die with him. We are also "planted in the likeness of his resurrection" (Ro 6:5). We rise with him, "new creatures" (2Co 5:17), justified by his resurrection.

Discussion for Romans 4

  • 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."
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Because of faith in him that raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead; righteousness is imputed to the born again believer.
  • Godanga San Junior
    No human being can claim to be righteous at the sight of God because of their deeds. Only our faith can be imputed on us as righteousness by God. Abraham was justified because of his faith and not because of his deeds. Believe in God.
  • Geraldine cole
    When Jesus speak it shall be done there is no devil in hell can change what Jesus say if said it just believe and u will see it come to pass put your trust in God not man and remember His time is not the same as your time one day is like a thousand years with Jesus and know that his love is True toward U that while he die for U and me it was his love when u are u saved u have natural love
  • Arnold McCall for verse 3
    For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness. For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness. For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.
  • Joshua Butamen for verse 17
    Romance 4:7 put us to the level of God and we operate as such...calling things which be not as though they are....this is God at work in man...

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