Romans 4:18 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Romans 4:18, NIV: "Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, 'So shall your offspring be.'"
Romans 4:18, ESV: "In hope he believed against hope, that he should become the father of many nations, as he had been told, “So shall your offspring be.”"
Romans 4:18, KJV: "Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations; according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be."
Romans 4:18, NASB: "In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, 'SO SHALL YOUR DESCENDANTS BE.'"
Romans 4:18, NLT: "Even when there was no reason for hope, Abraham kept hoping--believing that he would become the father of many nations. For God had said to him, 'That's how many descendants you will have!'"
Romans 4:18, CSB: "He believed, hoping against hope, so that he became the father of many nations according to what had been spoken: So will your descendants be."