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Romans 4:20

    Romans 4:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    yet, looking unto the promise of God, he wavered not through unbelief, but waxed strong through faith, giving glory to God,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Still, he did not give up faith in the undertaking of God, but was made strong by faith, giving glory to God,

    Webster's Revision

    yet, looking unto the promise of God, he wavered not through unbelief, but waxed strong through faith, giving glory to God,

    World English Bible

    Yet, looking to the promise of God, he didn't waver through unbelief, but grew strong through faith, giving glory to God,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    yea, looking unto the promise of God, he wavered not through unbelief, but waxed strong through faith, giving glory to God,

    Barnes' Notes on Romans 4:20

    He staggered not - He was not moved, or agitated; he steadily and firmly believed the promise.

    Giving glory to God - Giving honor to God by the firmness with which he believed his promises. His conduct was Such as to honor God; that is, to show Abraham's conviction that he was worthy of implicit confidence and trust. In this way all who believe in the promises of God do honor to him. They bear testimony to him that he is worthy of confidence. They become so many witnesses in his favor; and furnish to their fellow-men evidence that God has a claim on the credence and trust of mankind.

    Wesley's Notes on Romans 4:20

    4:18-21 The Apostle shows the power and excellence of that faith to which he ascribes justification. Who against hope - Against all probability, believed and hoped in the promise. The same thing is apprehended both by faith and hope; by faith, as a thing which God has spoken; by hope, as a good thing which God has promised to us. So shall thy seed be - Both natural and spiritual, as the stars of heaven for multitude. Gen 15:5.