Romans 4:7
New International Version
“Blessed are those whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.

New Living Translation
“Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sins are put out of sight.

English Standard Version
“Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered;

Berean Study Bible
“Blessed are they whose lawless acts are forgiven, whose sins are covered.

Berean Literal Bible
"Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered;

King James Bible
Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.

New King James Version
“Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, And whose sins are covered;

New American Standard Bible
“BLESSED ARE THOSE WHOSE LAWLESS DEEDS HAVE BEEN FORGIVEN, AND WHOSE SINS HAVE BEEN COVERED.

NASB 1995
“BLESSED ARE THOSE WHOSE LAWLESS DEEDS HAVE BEEN FORGIVEN, AND WHOSE SINS HAVE BEEN COVERED.

NASB 1977
“BLESSED ARE THOSE WHOSE LAWLESS DEEDS HAVE BEEN FORGIVEN, AND WHOSE SINS HAVE BEEN COVERED.

Amplified Bible
“BLESSED and HAPPY and FAVORED ARE THOSE WHOSE LAWLESS ACTS HAVE BEEN FORGIVEN, AND WHOSE SINS HAVE BEEN COVERED UP and COMPLETELY BURIED.

Christian Standard Bible
Blessed are those whose lawless acts are forgiven and whose sins are covered.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
How joyful are those whose lawless acts are forgiven and whose sins are covered!

American Standard Version
saying , Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, And whose sins are covered.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Blessed are those whose evils are forgiven them and whose sins are covered.”

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.

English Revised Version
saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, And whose sins are covered.

Good News Translation
"Happy are those whose wrongs are forgiven, whose sins are pardoned!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Blessed are those whose disobedience is forgiven and whose sins are pardoned.

International Standard Version
"How blessed are those whose iniquities are forgiven and whose sins are covered!

Literal Standard Version
“Blessed [are] they whose lawless acts were forgiven, And whose sins were covered;

NET Bible
"Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered;

New Heart English Bible
"Happy are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.

Weymouth New Testament
"Blessed," he says, "are those whose iniquities have been forgiven, and whose sins have been covered over.

World English Bible
"Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, whose sins are covered.

Young's Literal Translation
'Happy they whose lawless acts were forgiven, and whose sins were covered;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Abraham Justified by Faith
6And David speaks likewise of the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works: 7“Blessed are they whose lawless acts are forgiven, whose sins are covered. 8Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will never count against him.”…

Cross References
Psalm 32:1
Blessed is he whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered!

Romans 4:6
And David speaks likewise of the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:


Treasury of Scripture

Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.

Psalm 32:1,2
A Psalm of David, Maschil. Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered…

Psalm 51:8,9
Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice…

Psalm 85:2
Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people, thou hast covered all their sin. Selah.









(7) Forgiven.--The stress is upon this word; "whose sins are not abolished, but forgiven; not annihilated, but covered up, removed from sight, hidden by the absolving grace of God."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
“Blessed
Μακάριοι (Makarioi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3107: Happy, blessed, to be envied. A prolonged form of the poetical makar; supremely blest; by extension, fortunate, well off.

[are they] whose
ὧν (hōn)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

iniquities
ἀνομίαι (anomiai)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 458: Lawlessness, iniquity, disobedience, sin. From anomos; illegality, i.e. Violation of law or wickedness.

are forgiven,
ἀφέθησαν (aphethēsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 863: From apo and hiemi; to send forth, in various applications.

whose
ὧν (hōn)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

sins
ἁμαρτίαι (hamartiai)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 266: From hamartano; a sin.

are covered.
ἐπεκαλύφθησαν (epekalyphthēsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1943: To put a cover on, cover up. From epi and kalupto; to conceal, i.e. forgive.


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