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Romans 4:8 Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin. "impute" = logizomai = to take an inventory, that is, estimate (literally or figuratively): - conclude, number, reason, reckon, suppose Alternate translations; Weust - Spiritually prosperous is the man to whose account the Lord does not in any case put sin. Amplified - Blessed and ...


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The understanding from one Bible rendering is " ... whom the LORD will not count his sin." The Navarre Bible New Testament Compact Edition renders Rom 4:8 as blessed is the man against whom the LORD will not reckon his sin. Rom 4:6-8 the complete saying of St. Paul is 6 So also David pronounces a blessing upon the man to whom God reckons ...


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This is basically a very poetic way to say; "Blessed is the man who is saved by God's Grace." Paul is teaching the Romans about the Grace of God. In chapters 4-8, Paul uses Abraham as an example to show that individuals were not justified through obedience to the law of Moses—they were justified through faith in God’s promises. Since Abraham lived centuries ...


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In this passage Paul is quoting from Psalm 32. The King James Version in both cases uses derivatives of the verb to impute. However, other well-respected more modern versions of the Bible do not translate it this way e.g. the NIV or the NRSV. There is a less common meaning of the word impute meaning "to assign a value to" which is used in finance. In this ...


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You are taking a few verses from Romans and misconstruing Paul's message to the Romans. So in addition to outXast's answer I would like to add. Paul specifically made it his mission to take the Gospel to the Gentile World, and we need always remember that when reading his epistles. At the time of Paul the Roman Empire was although not hostile to ...


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Romans 1:21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools 23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and ...



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