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Romans 4:11-12

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4:11 And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised, 1  so that he would become 2  the father of all those who believe but have never been circumcised, 3  that they too could have righteousness credited to them. 4:12 And he is also the father of the circumcised, 4  who are not only circumcised, but who also walk in the footsteps of the faith that our father Abraham possessed when he was still uncircumcised. 5 

Romans 4:16

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4:16 For this reason it is by faith so that it may be by grace, 6  with the result that the promise may be certain to all the descendants – not only to those who are under the law, but also to those who have the faith of Abraham, 7  who is the father of us all

1 tn Grk “of the faith, the one [existing] in uncircumcision.”

2 tn Grk “that he might be,” giving the purpose of v. 11a.

3 tn Grk “through uncircumcision.”

4 tn Grk “the father of circumcision.”

5 tn Grk “the ‘in-uncircumcision faith’ of our father Abraham.”

6 tn Grk “that it might be according to grace.”

7 tn Grk “those who are of the faith of Abraham.”



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