Romans 4:14

“For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For if they which are of the law be heires, faith is made voide, and the promise made of none effect.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For if those who are of the Law are heirs, faith is made void and the promise is nullified;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For if they that are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise is made of none effect:
- American Standard Version (1901)

For if they who are of the law are the people who get the heritage, then faith is made of no use, and the word of God has no power;
- Basic English Bible

For if they which [are] of law be heirs, faith is made vain, and the promise made of no effect.
- Darby Bible

For if they who are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of no effect.
- Webster's Bible

For if it is the righteous through Law who are heirs, then faith is useless and the promise counts for nothing.
- Weymouth Bible

For if those who are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise is made of no effect.
- World English Bible

For if thei that ben of the lawe, ben eiris, feith is distried, biheest is don awey.
- Wycliffe Bible

for if they who are of law [are] heirs, the faith hath been made void, and the promise hath been made useless;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 4:14


4:14 If they only who are of the law - Who have kept the whole law. Are heirs, faith is made void - No blessing being to be obtained by it; and so the promise is of no effect.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 4:14


Ro 4:14 For if they who are of the law [are] heirs. "Of law", the article wanting. If keeping law makes men heirs, then faith is made void. It sets aside God's plan of "counting faith as righteousness", and destroys the promise which depends on faith.

Discussion for Romans 4:14

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