Romans 4:6

“Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Euen as Dauid also describeth the blessednesse of the man, vnto whom God imputeth righteousnesse without works:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

just as David also speaks of the blessing on the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Even as David also pronounceth blessing upon the man, unto whom God reckoneth righteousness apart from works,
- American Standard Version (1901)

As David says that there is a blessing on the man to whose account God puts righteousness without works, saying,
- Basic English Bible

Even as David also declares the blessedness of the man to whom God reckons righteousness without works:
- Darby Bible

Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man to whom God imputeth righteousness without works,
- Webster's Bible

In this way David also tells of the blessedness of the man to whose credit God places righteousness, apart from his actions.
- Weymouth Bible

Even as David also pronounces blessing on the man to whom God counts righteousness apart from works,
- World English Bible

As Dauid seith the blessidnesse of a man, whom God acceptith, he yyueth to hym riytwisnesse with outen werkis of the lawe,
- Wycliffe Bible

even as David also doth speak of the happiness of the man to whom God doth reckon righteousness apart from works:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 4:6


4:6 So David also - David is fitly introduced after Abraham, because be also received and delivered down the promise. Affirmeth - A man is justified by faith alone, and not by works. Without works - That is, without regard to any former good works supposed to have been done by him.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 4:6


Ro 4:6 Even as David also. Paul has shown that Abraham's justification which is not due to our own righteousness, but to God's mercy. Such names as that of Abraham, the father of their race, and David, the great king, would be authoritative with the Jews.

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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