What does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."
For what does the Scripture say? "ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS CREDITED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS."
For the Scriptures tell us, "Abraham believed God, so God declared him to be righteous."
What we read in Scripture is, "Abraham entered into what God was doing for him, and that was the turning point. He trusted God to set him right instead of trying to be right on his own."
But what does it say in the holy Writings? And Abraham had faith in God, and it was put to his account as righteousness.
For what does the scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness."
For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness."
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1 tn The term λογίζομαι (logizomai) occurs 11 times in this chapter (vv. 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 22, 23, 24). In secular usage it could (a) refer to deliberations of some sort, or (b) in commercial dealings (as virtually a technical term) to “reckoning” or “charging up a debt.” See H. W. Heidland, TDNT 4:284, 290-92.
2 sn A quotation from Gen 15:6.