Romans 4
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4
1What shall we say then that Avraham [Exalted Father] our father, as pertaining to the flesh, has found?
2For if Avraham [Exalted Father] were justified by works, he has [whereof] to glory; but not before God-The Father.
3For what says the scripture? Avraham [Exalted Father] believed God-The Father, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.
4Now to him that works is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.
5But to him that works not, but believes on him that justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
6Even as David [Beloved] also describes the blessedness of the man, unto whom God-The Father imputes righteousness without works,
7 [Saying], Blessed (Favored by God; happy; prosperous) [are] they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.
8Blessed (Favored by God; happy; prosperous) [is] the man to whom the Lord - Kurios will not impiute (charge to one’s account; reckon) sin.
9 [Cometh] this blessedness then upon the circumcision [only], or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Avraham [Exalted Father] for righteousness.
10How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.
11And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which [he had yet] being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:
12And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Avraham [Exalted Father], which [he had] being [yet] uncircumcised.
13For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, [was] not to Avraham [Exalted Father], or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.
14For if they which are of the law [be] heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect:
15Because the law works wrath: for where no law is, [there is] no transgression.
16Therefore [it is] of faith, that [it might be] by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Avraham [Exalted Father]; who is the father of us all,
17(As it is written, I have made youi a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, [even] God-The Father, who quickens the dead, and calls those things which be not as though they were.
18Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall youri seed be.
19And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sarah [princess]’s womb:
20He staggered not at the promise of God-The Father through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God-The Father;
21And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to finish.
22And therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.
23Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed to him;
24But for us also, to whom it shall be imputed, if we believe on him that raised up Yeshua [God is Salvation] our Lord - Kurios from the dead;
25Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.

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