Romans 4:20
New International Version
Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God,

New Living Translation
Abraham never wavered in believing God's promise. In fact, his faith grew stronger, and in this he brought glory to God.

English Standard Version
No unbelief made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God,

Berean Study Bible
Yet he did not waver through disbelief in the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God,

Berean Literal Bible
Yet he did not waver through unbelief at the promise of God, but was strengthened in faith, having given glory to God,

New American Standard Bible
yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory to God,

King James Bible
He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

Christian Standard Bible
He did not waver in unbelief at God's promise but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God,

Contemporary English Version
But Abraham never doubted or questioned God's promise. His faith made him strong, and he gave all the credit to God.

Good News Translation
His faith did not leave him, and he did not doubt God's promise; his faith filled him with power, and he gave praise to God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did not waver in unbelief at God's promise but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God,

International Standard Version
nor did he doubt God's promise out of a lack of faith. Instead, his faith became stronger and he gave glory to God,

NET Bible
He did not waver in unbelief about the promise of God but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God.

New Heart English Bible
Yet, looking to the promise of God, he did not waver through unbelief, but grew strong through faith, giving glory to God,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he did not doubt The Promise of God as if his faith were lacking, but he was strengthened in faith and he gave praise to God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He didn't doubt God's promise out of a lack of faith. Instead, giving honor to God [for the promise], he became strong because of faith

New American Standard 1977
yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver in unbelief, but grew strong in faith, giving glory to God,

Jubilee Bible 2000
he doubted not the promise of God, with unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God,

King James 2000 Bible
He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

American King James Version
He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

American Standard Version
yet, looking unto the promise of God, he wavered not through unbelief, but waxed strong through faith, giving glory to God,

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the promise also of God he staggered not by distrust; but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God:

Darby Bible Translation
and hesitated not at the promise of God through unbelief; but found strength in faith, giving glory to God;

English Revised Version
yea, looking unto the promise of God, he wavered not through unbelief, but waxed strong through faith, giving glory to God,

Webster's Bible Translation
He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

Weymouth New Testament
Nor did he in unbelief stagger at God's promise, but became mighty in faith, giving glory to God,

World English Bible
Yet, looking to the promise of God, he didn't waver through unbelief, but grew strong through faith, giving glory to God,

Young's Literal Translation
and at the promise of God did not stagger in unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, having given glory to God,
Study Bible
Abraham Receives the Promise
19Without weakening in his faith, he acknowledged the decrepitness of his body (since he was about a hundred years old) and the lifelessness of Sarah’s womb. 20Yet he did not waver through disbelief in the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, 21being fully persuaded that God was able to do what He had promised.…
Cross References
Genesis 15:6
Abram believed the LORD, and it was credited to him as righteousness.

1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed because the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of every man grieved for his sons and daughters. But David found strength in the LORD his God.

Matthew 9:8
When the crowds saw this, they were filled with awe and glorified God, who had given such authority to men.

Treasury of Scripture

He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

staggered.

Numbers 11:13-23
Whence should I have flesh to give unto all this people? for they weep unto me, saying, Give us flesh, that we may eat…

2 Kings 7:2,19
Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereof…

2 Chronicles 20:15-20
And he said, Hearken ye, all Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and thou king Jehoshaphat, Thus saith the LORD unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God's…

but was.

Isaiah 35:4
Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you.

Daniel 10:19
And said, O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be unto thee, be strong, yea, be strong. And when he had spoken unto me, I was strengthened, and said, Let my lord speak; for thou hast strengthened me.

Daniel 11:32
And such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he corrupt by flatteries: but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.







Lexicon
Yet
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

he did not waver
διεκρίθη (diekrithē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1252: From dia and krino; to separate thoroughly, i.e. to withdraw from, or oppose; figuratively, to discriminate, or hesitate.

through disbelief
ἀπιστίᾳ (apistia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 570: Unbelief, unfaithfulness, distrust. From apistos; faithlessness, i.e. disbelief, or unfaithfulness.

in
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

the
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

promise
ἐπαγγελίαν (epangelian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1860: A promise. From epaggello; an announcement.

of God,
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

was strengthened
ἐνεδυναμώθη (enedynamōthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1743: To fill with power, strengthen, make strong. From en and dunamoo; to empower.

in his
τῇ (tē)
Article - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

faith
πίστει (pistei)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4102: Faith, belief, trust, confidence; fidelity, faithfulness.

[and] gave
δοὺς (dous)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

glory
δόξαν (doxan)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1391: From the base of dokeo; glory, in a wide application.

to God,
Θεῷ (Theō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.
(20) In faith.--Better, through or by faith, corresponding to "through unbelief" in the preceding clause. Unbelief did not make him doubt, but faith made him confident and strong.

Giving glory to God.--This phrase does not necessarily refer to a verbal ascription of praise, but may be used of anything which tends to God's glory, whether in thought, word, or deed (comp. Joshua 7:19; Ezra 10:11; Jeremiah 13:16; Luke 17:18; John 9:24; Acts 12:23); here it seems to be applied to the frank recognition of God's omnipotence involved in Abraham's faith.

4:13-22 The promise was made to Abraham long before the law. It points at Christ, and it refers to the promise, Ge 12:3. In Thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. The law worketh wrath, by showing that every transgressor is exposed to the Divine displeasure. As God intended to give men a title to the promised blessings, so he appointed it to be by faith, that it might be wholly of grace, to make it sure to all who were of the like precious faith with Abraham, whether Jews or Gentiles, in all ages. The justification and salvation of sinners, the taking to himself the Gentiles who had not been a people, were a gracious calling of things which are not, as though they were; and this giving a being to things that were not, proves the almighty power of God. The nature and power of Abraham's faith are shown. He believed God's testimony, and looked for the performance of his promise, firmly hoping when the case seemed hopeless. It is weakness of faith, that makes a man lie poring on the difficulties in the way of a promise. Abraham took it not for a point that would admit of argument or debate. Unbelief is at the bottom of all our staggerings at God's promises. The strength of faith appeared in its victory over fears. God honours faith; and great faith honours God. It was imputed to him for righteousness. Faith is a grace that of all others gives glory to God. Faith clearly is the instrument by which we receive the righteousness of God, the redemption which is by Christ; and that which is the instrument whereby we take or receive it, cannot be the thing itself, nor can it be the gift thereby taken and received. Abraham's faith did not justify him by its own merit or value, but as giving him a part in Christ.
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