Romans 5:4

“And patience, experience; and experience, hope:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And patience, experience: and experience, hope:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and stedfastness, approvedness; and approvedness, hope:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And waiting gives experience; and experience, hope:
- Basic English Bible

and endurance, experience; and experience, hope;
- Darby Bible

And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
- Webster's Bible

fortitude, ripeness of character; and ripeness of character, hope;
- Weymouth Bible

and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope:
- World English Bible

and pacience preuyng, and preuyng hope.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the endurance, experience; and the experience, hope;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 5:4


5:4 And patience works more experience of the sincerity of our grace, and of God's power and faithfulness.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 5:4


Ro 5:4 Experience, hope. The sense of the divine approval fills the soul with hope.

Discussion for Romans 5

  • Calvin
    @ Sylvia...The understanding of the scripture is not giving by the flesh but God's Spirit.Proverbs 3:5
    Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. 1 John 2:27But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it
  • Bruce
    Sylvia:To know and grow,feed on the word daily. Yesterday the stairs impossible,today1or2steps, tomorrow?Tell others what He has done for you!Matthew10:32 Church that:preaches,heaven/hell,salvation by blood of Christ.period.Hebrews10:12. Support your church that does the above. 1Timothy 5:18. TV evangelist pull-plug! Years back great preachers today hands out with deep pockets. For all who read.
  • Ann
    Sylvia, please talked with God, he will give you understanding. Just have Faith in him. He will show you what the scriptures mean. May God Bless you and keep you. Amen!
  • Brianna
    Vs.13 is an interesting fact. It shows that sin was always there, but unless there was a law , that it could not be charged against us. So for Adam and Eve, they had but one law, and broke that law resulting in sin. They could have been doing other sins, but until there was a law against it they could not be charged. I.e. it was only after they ate the fruit that they became ashamed of their nakedness Very interesting scripture.
  • Lu2677
    Romans 5:19 "For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous." Amen
  • JOSEPH ROSSOMANDO
    GRACE OF GOD :The unmerited and abundant gift of God's love and favor to man. JESUS CHRIST

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