New American Standard Bible
So then those who are of faith are blessed with Abraham, the believer.
King James Bible
So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.
Darby Bible Translation
So that they who are on the principle of faith are blessed with believing Abraham.
World English Bible
So then, those who are of faith are blessed with the faithful Abraham.
Young's Literal Translation
'Blessed in thee shall be all the nations;' so that those of faith are blessed with the faithful Abraham,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
So then they which be of faith - They whose leading characteristic it is that they believe. This was the leading trait in the character of Abraham, and this is the leading thing required of those who embrace the gospel, and in the character of a true Christian.
Are blessed with faithful Abraham - In the same manner they are interested in the promises made to him, and they will be treated as he was. They are justified in the same manner, and admitted to the same privileges on earth and in heaven.
LibraryThe Universal Prison
'But the Scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.'--GAL. iii. 22. The Apostle uses here a striking and solemn figure, which is much veiled for the English reader by the ambiguity attaching to the word 'concluded.' It literally means 'shut up,' and is to be taken in its literal sense of confining, and not in its secondary sense of inferring. So, then, we are to conceive of a vast prison-house in which mankind is confined. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Call to the Unconverted
The Ordinance of Covenanting
Letter iv. You Reply to the Conclusion of My Letter: "What have we to do with Routiniers?...
Now Abraham was old, advanced in age; and the LORD had blessed Abraham in every way.
Therefore, be sure that it is those who are of faith who are sons of Abraham.
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