New Living Translation
And when God counted him as righteous, it wasn't just for Abraham's benefit. It was recorded
King James Bible
Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed to him;
Darby Bible Translation
Now it was not written on his account alone that it was reckoned to him,
World English Bible
Now it was not written that it was accounted to him for his sake alone,
Young's Literal Translation
And it was not written on his account alone, that it was reckoned to him,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:23 On his account only - To do personal honour to 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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Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures give us hope and encouragement as we wait patiently for God's promises to be fulfilled.
1 Corinthians 9:9
For the law of Moses says, "You must not muzzle an ox to keep it from eating as it treads out the grain." Was God thinking only about oxen when he said this?
1 Corinthians 9:10
Wasn't he actually speaking to us? Yes, it was written for us, so that the one who plows and the one who threshes the grain might both expect a share of the harvest.
1 Corinthians 10:11
These things happened to them as examples for us. They were written down to warn us who live at the end of the age.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.
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