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

  • Norm
    Brothers and sisters in Christ Jesus, who are His church: See here in verses 1 through 11 that while the members of the church of Christ will suffer tribulations, the body of Christ will NOT be appointed to the wrath of Great tribulation of hell when all flesh will die of famine, war, pestilence and captivity. Let no man carrying that spirit of antichrist deceive you with their vain words: JESUS CHRIST is the SAVIOUR, that is true! His sacrifice and His blood is sufficient atonement for all our sins so there is no cause for the faithful to be "delivered up"! Be blessed and rejoice in the saving grace of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen
  • Abraham
    Jesus is my rock and salvation, without him nothing else could have save me from my sins. I thank God for his son Jesus Christ, to delivered us from our sins, by died for us in the cross of cavalry. It has been a good thing since i know Jesus, my life has change totally for good. Praise the LORD.
  • Sylvia
    Paul is letting us know that even though, Adam failed and plunch the world into sin because of his disobedience, Jesus came and died to save the world. Only He was worthy. For we all have sin and come short of his glory. Thank God for Jesus his son.
  • Clara N. Offord
    v. 8 shows us , God demonstrating his Love for us... What an example to follow???
  • 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

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