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Rom. 4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian An Answer to the Jews

But Abraham, (you say, ) was circumcised. Yes, but he pleased God before his circumcision;[37]

Rom. 4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Monogamy

of a faith which had been justified in uncircumcision. You bare the apostle: learn (of him), together with the Galatians.[34]

Rom. 4:1 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

and that according to the letter the law has in it no advantage.[435]

Rom. 4:2 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

And again he adduced the statement, that "Abraham has glory, but not before God; "[436]

Rom. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in 1 Clement

And again [the Scripture] saith, "God brought forth Abram, and spake unto him, Look up now to heaven, and count the stars if thou be able to number them; so shall thy seed be. And Abram believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness."[47]

Rom. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Barnabas

it is imputed to thee for righteousness: behold, I have made thee the father of those nations who believe in the Lord while in [a state of] uncircumcision."[197]

Rom. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

What is intended? "Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness."[55]

Rom. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

Vain, too, is [the effort of] Marcion and his followers when they [seek to] exclude Abraham from the inheritance, to whom the Spirit through many men, and now by Paul, bears witness, that "he believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness."[84]

Rom. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book V

But if he was not, how did he straightway believe, as it were naturally? And if he was elect, their hypothesis is done away with, in as much as even previous to the coming of the Lord an election was found, and that saved: "For it was reckoned to him for righteousness."[10]

Rom. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book V

And on learning the way of truth, let us walk on the right way, without turning till we attain to what we desire: It was therefore with reason that the king of the Romans (his name was Numa), being a Pythagorean, first of all men, erected a temple to Faith and Peace. "And to Abraham, on believing, righteousness was reckoned."[21]

Rom. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Of Patience

Accordingly it is patience which is both subsequent and antecedent to faith. In short, Abraham believed God, and was accredited by Him with righteousness;[62]

Rom. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in 1 Clement

And again [the Scripture] saith, "God brought forth Abram, and spake unto him, Look up now to heaven, and count the stars if thou be able to number them; so shall thy seed be. And Abram believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness."[56]

Rom. 4:7 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book II

Wherefore says the apostle, "Sin shall not have dominion over you; for ye are not under the law, but under grace."[144]

Rom. 4:7 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book II

For it is written, "Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin, and in whose mouth there is no fraud."[146]

Rom. 4:7 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Scorpiace

And concerning the happiness of the man who has partaken of these, David says: "Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin."[40]

Rom. 4:11 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian An Answer to the Jews

nor yet did he observe the Sabbath. For he had "accepted"[38]

Rom. 4:11 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V

since, also, he deserved for that reason to be called "the father of many nations," whilst we, who are even more like him[123]

Rom. 4:11 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Apparel of Women Book II

which (injuriousness and violence) even the father of the faith,[24]

Rom. 4:11 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Monogamy

(nations) who, as the fruit of the "faith" which precedes digamy, had to be accounted "sons of Abraham."[36]

Rom. 4:11 - NIV, NAB - in Pseudo-Gregory Thaumaturgus Second Homily

Thou seest how the holy Virgin has surpassed even the perfection of the patriarchs, and how she confirms the covenant which was made with Abraham by God, when He said, "This is the covenant which I shall establish between me and thee."[32]

Rom. 4:11 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book VI

" If, then, God is not ashamed to be called the God of these men, and if they are counted by Christ among the living, and if all believers are sons of Abraham,[9]

Rom. 4:12 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

As Paul does also testify, saying that we are children of Abraham because of the similarity of our faith, and the promise of inheritance.[77]

Rom. 4:17 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Philippians

[to Him] to whom the things that are not are reckoned as if they were,[48]

Rom. 4:17 - NIV, NAB - in 2 Clement

no hope of salvation except it came to us from Him. For He called us when we were not,[14]

Rom. 4:17 - NIV, NAB - in 2 Clement

and that we had no hope of salvation except it came to us from Him. For He called us when we were not,[8]

Rom. 4:17 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book II

The Apostle, however, appears to count the things which are not, not among those which have no existence whatever, but rather among things which are evil. To him the Not-being is evil; "God," he says,[31]

Rom. 4:25 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Scorpiace

You see how divine Wisdom has murdered even her own proper, first-born and only Son, who is certainly about to live, nay, to bring back the others also into life. I can say with the Wisdom of God; It is Christ who gave Himself up for our offences.[48]