New Living Translation
David also spoke of this when he described the happiness of those who are declared righteous without working for it:
King James Bible
Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,
Darby Bible Translation
Even as David also declares the blessedness of the man to whom God reckons righteousness without works:
World English Bible
Even as David also pronounces blessing on the man to whom God counts righteousness apart from works,
Young's Literal Translation
even as David also doth speak of the happiness of the man to whom God doth reckon righteousness apart from works:
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:6 So David also - David is fitly introduced after Abraham, because be also received and delivered down the promise. Affirmeth - A man is justified by faith alone, and not by works. Without works - That is, without regard to any former good works supposed to have been done by him.
Of Self-Surrender We should now begin to abandon and give up our whole existence unto God, from the strong and positive conviction, that the occurrence of every moment is agreeable to His immediate will and permission, and just such as our state requires. This conviction will make us resigned in all things; and accept of all that happens, not as from the creature, but as from God Himself. But I conjure you, my dearly beloved, who sincerely wish to give up yourselves to God, that after you have made …
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But people are counted as righteous, not because of their work, but because of their faith in God who forgives sinners.
"Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sins are put out of sight.
Now someone may argue, "Some people have faith; others have good deeds." But I say, "How can you show me your faith if you don't have good deeds? I will show you my faith by my good deeds."
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