Romans 4:16
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English Standard Version
That is why it depends on faith, in order that the promise may rest on grace and be guaranteed to all his offspring—not only to the adherent of the law but also to the one who shares the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,

King James Bible
Therefore 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 Abraham; who is the father of us all,

American Standard Version
For this cause it is of faith, that it may be according to grace; to the end that the promise may 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 Abraham, who is the father of us all

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore is it of faith, that according to grace the promise might be firm to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,

English Revised Version
For this cause it is of faith, that it may be according to grace; to the end that the promise may 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 Abraham, who is the father of us all

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore 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 Abraham, who is the father of us all;

Weymouth New Testament
All depends on faith, and for this reason--that acceptance with God might be an act of pure grace,

Romans 4:16 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Sure (βεβαίαν)

Stable, valid, something realized, the opposite of made of none effect, Romans 4:14.

Romans 4:16 Parallel Commentaries

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of faith.

Romans 3:24-26 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus...

Romans 5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:

Galatians 3:7-12,22 Know you therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham...

Ephesians 2:5,8 Even when we were dead in sins, has quickened us together with Christ, (by grace you are saved;)...

Titus 3:7 That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

the promise.

Hebrews 6:13-19 For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself...

2 Peter 1:10 Why the rather, brothers, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you shall never fall:

but to. See on ver.

Romans 4:11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised...

the father.

Romans 9:8 That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God...

Isaiah 51:2 Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.

Cross References
Luke 19:9
And Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, since he also is a son of Abraham.

Romans 3:22
the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction:

Romans 3:24
and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,

Romans 3:30
since God is one--who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through faith.

Romans 4:11
He received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. The purpose was to make him the father of all who believe without being circumcised, so that righteousness would be counted to them as well,

Romans 9:8
This means that it is not the children of the flesh who are the children of God, but the children of the promise are counted as offspring.

Romans 15:8
For I tell you that Christ became a servant to the circumcised to show God's truthfulness, in order to confirm the promises given to the patriarchs,

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