Romans 10:4

“For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For Christ is the end of the Law for righteousnes to euery one that beleeueth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For Christ is the end of the law unto righteousness to every one that believeth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who has faith.
- Basic English Bible

For Christ is [the] end of law for righteousness to every one that believes.
- Darby Bible

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.
- Webster's Bible

For as a means of righteousness Christ is the termination of Law to every believer.
- Weymouth Bible

For Christ is the fulfillment of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.
- World English Bible

For the ende of the lawe is Crist, to riytwisnesse to ech man that bileueth.
- Wycliffe Bible

For Christ is an end of law for righteousness to every one who is believing,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 10:4


10:4 For Christ is the end of the law - The scope and aim of it. It is the very design of the law, to bring men to believe in Christ for justification and salvation. And he alone gives that pardon and life which the law shows the want of, but cannot give. To every one - Whether Jew or gentile, treated of, #Ro 10:11|, &c. That believeth - Treated of, #Ro 10:5|.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 10:4


Ro 10:4 For Christ [is] the end of the law for righteousness. The meaning is that the whole law pointed to Christ, and his righteousness. They were its object. Yet the Jews clung to the law, and refused to believe upon Christ, in whom the law met its fulfillment. To every one that believeth. As long as the Jews remained in unbelief, they were cut off from Christ. He who believes submits to God's plan of righteousness.

Discussion for Romans 10

  • Irene123
    The book of Romans was written to the church in Rome, but not the one that is predominant there now. This EARLY church was established after Acts 2:38 was preached by Peter. The ch. in Rome had already gone thru Acts 2:38; this letter is an 'epistle', which simply means letter, a letter of further instruction for their life long walk with Jesus. V. 9 refers to DAILY acknowledging Him in prayer.
  • Irene123
    V. 14 - " ..... and how shall they hear without a preacher ..... "
  • Lilian
    Lord i believe you Jesus that you have died and rose again. Thank you Jesus by your blood we are redeemed and pardoned. By your grace we are saved. Thank you Father for giving Jesus to us who paid the price i love you and will worship you forever. Help me Jesus to follow you and live like you.Thank you for giving your faith to me to understand your words help me Jesus to obey your words i meditate
  • Steve morrow
    romans 10:3 for they being ignorant of GODS righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of GOD PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM PSALM 119:138 THY TESTIMONIES THAT THOU HAST COMMANDED ARE RIGHTEOUS AND VERY FAITHFUL PSALM 119:172 MY TONGUE SHALL SPEAK OF THY WORD FOR ALL THY COMMANDMENTS ARE RIGHTEOUSNESS 1 JOHN 1:9 IF WE CONFESS OUR SINS HE IS FAITHFUL AND JUST TO FORGIVE US OUR SINS AND TO CLEANSE US FROM ALL UNRIGHTEOUSNESS JOHN 15:3 NOW YOU ARE CLEAN THROUGH THE WORD WHICH I HAVE SPOKEN TO YOU ROMANS 10:2 FOR I BEAR THEM RECORD THAT THEY HAVE A ZEAL OF GOD BUT NOT ACCORDING TO KNOWLEDGE
  • Steve morrow
    romans 10:13 for whosoever shall call upon the name of the LORD shall be saved 2 timothy 2:19 nevertheless the foundation of GOD standeth sure having this seal the LORD knoweth them that are HIS and let everyone that nameth the name of CHRIST depart from iniquity Romans 10:10 for with the heart man believeth unto righteousness and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation ACTS 3:26 UNTO YOU FIRST GOD HAVING RAISED UP HIS SON JESUS SENT HIM TO BLESS YOU IN TURNING AWAY EVERYONE OF YOU FROM HIS INIQUITIES
  • G. MENSAH
    So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing Undiluted Word of God.! From the Bible or True Men Of God. Beware, there are many fake words out there..! Lord Help Us daily that we don't fall but stay True to Your Words Only.! For there is Joy when we hear Your True Teachings.. Thank You Jesus..!