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

  • 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."
  • 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.

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