Romans 4:2-5 NIV

2 If, in fact, Abraham was justified by works, he had something to boast about--but not before God.1

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3 What does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."a2

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    • a 4:3 - Gen. 15:6; also in verse 22
      4 Now when a man works, his wages are not credited to him as a gift,3 but as an obligation.

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      5 However, to the man who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited as righteousness.4

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