New Living Translation
In the same way, "Abraham believed God, and God counted him as righteous because of his faith."
King James Bible
Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.
Darby Bible Translation
Even as Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.
World English Bible
Even as Abraham "believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness."
Young's Literal Translation
according as Abraham did believe God, and it was reckoned to him -- to righteousness;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:6 Doubtless in confirmation of that grand doctrine, that we are justified by faith, even as Abraham was. The Apostle, both in this and in the epistle to the Romans, makes great use of the instance of Abraham: the rather, because from Abraham the Jews drew their great argument, as they do this day, both for their own continuance in Judaism, and for denying the gentiles to be the church of God. Gen 15:6
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This evening, however, I shall run away from my text somewhat. Having just in a few words endeavored to explain the meaning of the whole sentence, I intend only this evening to dwell upon the doctrine which incidentally the apostle teaches us. He teaches us that we begin in the Spirit--"Having begun in the Spirit" I have already illustrated the whole text sufficiently for our understanding if God the Holy Spirit shall enlighten us; and I shall now, I say, confine myself to the thought that Christians …
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The Critical Reconstruction of the History of the Apostolic Age.
And Abram believed the LORD, and the LORD counted him as righteous because of his faith.
For the Scriptures tell us, "Abraham believed God, and God counted him as righteous because of his faith."
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