For what said the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness.
Treasury of Scripture
Romans 9:17 For the scripture said to Pharaoh, Even for this same purpose have I raised you up, that I might show my power in you...
Romans 10:11 For the scripture said, Whoever believes on him shall not be ashamed.
Romans 11:2 God has not cast away his people which he foreknew. Know you not what the scripture said of Elias?...
Isaiah 8:20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
Mark 12:10 And have you not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner:
James 4:5 Do you think that the scripture said in vain, The spirit that dwells in us lusts to envy?
2 Peter 1:20,21 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation...
Genesis 15:6 And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.
Galatians 3:6-8 Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness...
James 2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled which said, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed to him for righteousness...
Romans 4:5,9,11,22-25 But to him that works not, but believes on him that justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness...
Psalm 106:31 And that was counted to him for righteousness to all generations for ever more.
ContextAbraham's Justification by Faith
1What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, has found? 2For if Abraham were justified by works, he has whereof to glory; but not before God. 3For what said the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness. 4Now to him that works is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. 5But to him that works not, but believes on him that justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. 6Even as David also describes the blessedness of the man, to whom God imputes righteousness without works, 7Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. 8Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin. 9Comes this blessedness then on the circumcision only, or on the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness. 10How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision. 11And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed to them also: 12And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
For what saith the scripture? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned unto him for righteousness.
For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was reputed to him unto justice.
Darby Bible Translation
for what does the scripture say? And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.
King James Bible
For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.
Young's Literal Translation
for what doth the writing say? 'And Abraham did believe God, and it was reckoned to him -- to righteousness;'