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Passage Lookup: Romans 4

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Romans 4:1
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What then shall we say that Abraham, [a]our forefather (a)according to the flesh, has found?
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Romans 4:2
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For if Abraham was justified [b]by works, he has something to boast about, but (b)not [c]before God.
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Romans 4:3
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For what does the Scripture say? "(c) Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness ."
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Romans 4:4
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Now to the one who (d)works, his wage is not credited as a favor, but as what is due.
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Romans 4:5
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But to the one who does not work, but (e)believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness,
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Romans 4:6
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just as David also speaks of the blessing on the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
Romans 4:7
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"(f) Blessed are those whose lawless deeds have been forgiven , And whose sins have been covered .
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Romans 4:8
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"(g) Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will not (h) take into account ."
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Romans 4:9
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Is this blessing then on [d](i)the circumcised, or on [e]the uncircumcised also? For (j)we say, "(k) Faith was credited to Abraham as righteousness ."
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Romans 4:10
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How then was it credited? While he was [f]circumcised, or [g]uncircumcised? Not while [h]circumcised, but while [i]uncircumcised;
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Romans 4:11
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and he (l)received the sign of circumcision, (m)a seal of the righteousness of the faith which [j]he had while uncircumcised, so that he might be (n)the father of (o)all who believe without being circumcised, that righteousness might be credited to them,
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Romans 4:12
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and the father of circumcision to those who not only are of the circumcision, but who also follow in the steps of the faith of our father Abraham which [k]he had while uncircumcised.
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Romans 4:13
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For (p)the promise to Abraham or to his [l]descendants (q)that he would be heir of the world was not [m]through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.
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Romans 4:14
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For (r)if those who are [n]of the Law are heirs, faith is made void and the promise is nullified;
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Romans 4:15
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for (s)the Law brings about wrath, but (t)where there is no law, there also is no violation.
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Romans 4:16
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For this reason it is [o]by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with (u)grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to (v)all the [p]descendants, not only to [q]those who are of the Law, but also to [r](w)those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is (x)the father of us all,
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Romans 4:17
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(as it is written, "(y)A father of many nations have I made you ") in the presence of Him whom he believed, even God, (z)who gives life to the dead and [s](aa)calls into being (ab)that which does not exist.
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Romans 4:18
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In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become (ac)a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, "(ad) So shall your [t] descendants be ."
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Romans 4:19
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Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now (ae)as good as dead since (af)he was about a hundred years old, and (ag)the deadness of Sarah's womb;
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Romans 4:20
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yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, (ah)giving glory to God,
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Romans 4:21
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and (ai)being fully assured that (aj)what God had promised, He was able also to perform.
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Romans 4:22
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Therefore (ak) it was also credited to him as righteousness .
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Romans 4:23
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Now (al)not for his sake only was it written that it was credited to him,
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Romans 4:24
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but for our sake also, to whom it will be credited, as those (am)who believe in Him who (an)raised Jesus our Lord from the dead,
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Romans 4:25
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He who was (ao)delivered over because of our transgressions, and was (ap)raised because of our justification.
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