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

  • Sue
    Did you mean to say we are upheld by the power of the enemy in the first paragraph.
  • Macktheknife
    What was the sin of Adam which Paul references that has doomed many to condemnation? He believed his God given wife, Eve, who was seduced by Satan. This paradigm is not changed by Jesus! It obviously still exists today, this world being overwhelmed by sinful inhabitants. But the good news is that God had strengthened his argument by sending his beloved Son in his stead to plead with us of God
  • I AM
    How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence. Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me to the judgment that thou hast commanded.
  • Magecius Mwima
    Through Faith In Jesus Christ Refers To One Accepting Jesus As Lord And Saviour Of Ones Life. Fully Trusting Him. As Saviour Acknowledging What He Did On The Cross And As Lord, The Ruler And One Who Has Authority Over Ones Life. Amen.
  • LadyA
    I believe we are covered by the blood of JESUS CHRIST AND HIS GRACE IS MORE THAN WE DESERVE!
    Thank God for the holy spirit and how I trust the path that God has me on.
  • Unique
    Very powerful scripture, displaying the mind of an infinite God, who before the fall of Man already had himself in mind to redeem Man back to Himself whom He created in His image and like likeness, yet without sin, He became sin for us all by His Grace towards us. The innocent before the fall

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