But to the one who does not work, but believes in the one who declares the ungodly righteous, 1 his faith is credited as righteousness.
However, to the man who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited as righteousness.
But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness,
But people are declared righteous because of their faith, not because of their work.
But if you see that the job is too big for you, that it's something only God can do, and you trust him to do it--you could never do it for yourself no matter how hard and long you worked--well, that trusting-him-to-do-it is what gets you set right with God, by God. Sheer gift.
But to him who without working has faith in him who gives righteousness to the evil-doer, his faith is put to his account as righteousness.
But to one who without works trusts him who justifies the ungodly, such faith is reckoned as righteousness.
But to him who does not work but believes on Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness,
to him that worketh
him that justifieth
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to the one who does
the one who declares
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1 tn Or “who justifies the ungodly.”