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James 2:23

Context
NET ©

And the scripture was fulfilled that says, “Now Abraham believed God and it was counted to him for righteousness,” 1  and he was called God’s friend. 2 

NIV ©

And the scripture was fulfilled that says, "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness," and he was called God’s friend.

NASB ©

and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "AND ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS," and he was called the friend of God.

NLT ©

And so it happened just as the Scriptures say: "Abraham believed God, so God declared him to be righteous." He was even called "the friend of God."

MSG ©

The full meaning of "believe" in the Scripture sentence, "Abraham believed God and was set right with God," includes his action. It's that mesh of believing and acting that got Abraham named "God's friend."

BBE ©

And the holy Writings were put into effect which said, And Abraham had faith in God and it was put to his account as righteousness; and he was named the friend of God.

NRSV ©

Thus the scripture was fulfilled that says, "Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness," and he was called the friend of God.

NKJV ©

And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness." And he was called the friend of God.


KJV
And
<2532>
the scripture
<1124>
was fulfilled
<4137> (5681)
which saith
<3004> (5723)_,

<1161>
Abraham
<11>
believed
<4100> (5656)
God
<2316>_,
and
<2532>
it was imputed
<3049> (5681)
unto him
<846>
for
<1519>
righteousness
<1343>_:
and
<2532>
he was called
<2564> (5681)
the Friend
<5384>
of God
<2316>_.
NASB ©
and the Scripture
<1124>
was fulfilled
<4137>
which says
<3004>
, "AND ABRAHAM
<11>
BELIEVED
<4100>
GOD
<2316>
, AND IT WAS RECKONED
<3049>
TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS
<1343>
," and he was called
<2564>
the friend
<5384>
of God
<2316>
.
GREEK
kai
<2532>
CONJ
eplhrwyh
<4137> (5681)
V-API-3S
h
<3588>
T-NSF
grafh
<1124>
N-NSF
h
<3588>
T-NSF
legousa
<3004> (5723)
V-PAP-NSF
episteusen
<4100> (5656)
V-AAI-3S
de
<1161>
CONJ
abraam
<11>
N-PRI
tw
<3588>
T-DSM
yew
<2316>
N-DSM
kai
<2532>
CONJ
elogisyh
<3049> (5681)
V-API-3S
autw
<846>
P-DSM
eiv
<1519>
PREP
dikaiosunhn
<1343>
N-ASF
kai
<2532>
CONJ
filov
<5384>
A-NSM
yeou
<2316>
N-GSM
eklhyh
<2564> (5681)
V-API-3S
NET © [draft] ITL
And
<2532>
the scripture
<1124>
was fulfilled
<4137>
that says
<3004>
, “Now
<1161>
Abraham
<11>
believed
<4100>
God
<2316>
and
<2532>
it was counted
<3049>
to him
<846>
for
<1519>
righteousness
<1343>
,” and
<2532>
he was called
<2564>
God’s
<2316>
friend
<5384>
.
NET ©

And the scripture was fulfilled that says, “Now Abraham believed God and it was counted to him for righteousness,” 1  and he was called God’s friend. 2 

NET © Notes

sn A quotation from Gen 15:6.

sn An allusion to 2 Chr 20:7; Isa 41:8; 51:2; Dan 3:35 (LXX), in which Abraham is called God’s “beloved.”



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