4. Now to the one who works, the reward is not reckoned according to grace; rather, it is reckoned as a debt.
8. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute λογιςοµαι also means “to reckon” any sin.”
9. Now then, does this blessedness come upon the circumcision only, or also upon the uncircumcision? For we are saying that faith was imputed λογιςοµαι also means “to reckon” to Abraham for righteousness.
10. In what condition therefore was it imputed? λογιςοµαι also means “to reckon” When he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.
11. And afterwards he received the sign of circumcision, as a seal of the righteousness of the faith that he had in the condition of uncircumcision, that he might become the father of all those who believe, though they have not been circumcised, in order that the righteousness of faith might also be imputed to them;
12. And that he might become the father of the circumcision—not to those who are of the circumcision only, but also to those who walk in the footsteps of the faith of our father Abraham, which he had during his uncircumcision.
16. For this reason it is of faith, in order that it might be by grace, to the end that the promise might be certain to all the seed—not to the one who is of the law only, but also to the one who is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
17. (Exactly as it is written: “I have made you a father of many nations.”) before God in Whom he believed, Who gives life to the dead, and calls the things that are not as though they are;
18. And who against hope believed in hope, in order that he might become a father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, “So shall your seed be.”
19. And he, not being weak in the faith, considered not his own body, already having become dead, being about one hundred years old, nor did he consider the deadness of Sarah’s womb;
23. But it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed λογιςοµαι also means “to reckon” to him;
25. Who was delivered for our offenses and was raised for our justification.
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