Romans 3:28

“Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore wee conclude, that a man is iustified by faith, without the deeds of the Law.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

We reckon therefore that a man is justified by faith apart from the works of the law.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason, then, a man may get righteousness by faith without the works of the law.
- Basic English Bible

for we reckon that a man is justified by faith, without works of law.
- Darby Bible

Therefore we conclude, that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.
- Webster's Bible

For we maintain that it is as the result of faith that a man is held to be righteous, apart from actions done in obedience to Law.
- Weymouth Bible

We maintain therefore that a man is justified by faith apart from the works of the law.
- World English Bible

For we demen a man to be iustified bi the feith, with outen werkis of the lawe.
- Wycliffe Bible

therefore do we reckon a man to be declared righteous by faith, apart from works of law.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 3:28


3:28 We conclude then that a man is justified by faith - And even by this, not as it is a work, but as it receives Christ; and, consequently, has something essentially different from all our works whatsoever.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 3:28


Ro 3:28 Therefore. The conclusion of the line of argument is now reached. No man is justified by the deeds of the law (no article before "law" in the Greek), but by faith, the faith that brings into loving obedience to Christ.

Discussion for Romans 3

  • Irene123
    Bruce - Of course I knew that, and so does Mike Wms. I agree, it could have been stated better - now that you made me look at it from a different angle. But, the 'main' point of the statement is not the redeeming, but the ecumenical 'reforming' of the world. That's what Ch. Sheldon wanted to do. He just didn't understand 'salvation'.
  • Bruce
    Irene: Christ is The only One who Redeems. Without His Blood there's no Salvation. Verse 24 says: Redemption is in Christ Jesus. The Mission of True Believers is to Tell Others The Way of Salvation. We are The The Only Light in this World of Darkness
  • Irene123
    Rom. 3:24 - "Our mission is to redeem humanity, not to reform society" -- Mike Williams
  • Lu2677
    Bruce,I believe the verses you gave."fearful","spirit of fear"could be referring to worldly things.I will hold fast to:Luke 12:4"Jesus said,And I say to you my friends, be not afraid of them that kill the body,and after that have no more that they can do." 5."But I will forwarn you whom ye shall fear:Fear him, whom after hath killed hath power to cast into hell.Yea,I say unto you fear him
  • Bruce
    Lu2677: For God hath not given us The Spirit of "Fear";but of power,and of love and of a sound mind. 2Timothy1:7 / But the "Fearful",and unbelieving---- and idolaters and all liars,shall have their part in The Lake which burneth with Fire and Brimstone: which is the second death. Revelation 21:8 / Fear says one needs a Savior! / Let us---come boldly unto The Throne of Grace---. Hebrews 4:16
  • Duke
    In this chapter, Paul posits that faith in God through Jesus Christ obviates the law. But this concept muddies the waters in that there is no concretion to the concept of faith. How is faith measured. It is self declared mostly by born again who feel enpowered now to ban the right of woman to chose what happens in their own bodies and who can marry who. Hypocrites! First cast out the beam

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