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Romans 4:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And without being weakened in faith he considered his own body now as good as dead (he being about a hundred years old), and the deadness of Sarah's womb;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara's womb:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about a hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sarah's womb.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and not being weak in faith, he considered not his own body already become dead, being about a hundred years old, and the deadening of Sarah's womb,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, without becoming weak in his faith, he attentively considered his own body, already deadened—he being a hundred years old, the deadening also of Sarah's womb;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and not having been weak in the faith, he did not consider his own body, already become dead, (being about a hundred years old,) and the deadness of Sarah's womb,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he was not weak in faith. Neither did he consider his own body, now dead (whereas he was almost an hundred years old), nor the dead womb of Sara.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And being not weake in faith, hee considered not his owne body now dead, when hee was about an hundred yere old, neither yet the deadnes of Saraes wombe.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Nor was he weak in his faith, while considering his body dead, (for he was the son of an hundred years,) and the dead womb of Sara;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he was not sickly in his faith, while contemplating his inert body, (for he was a hundred years old,) and the inert womb of Sarah.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
being not y3361
[3361] Standard
μή
me
{may}
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
weak 770
{0770} Prime
ἀσθενέω
astheneo
{as-then-eh'-o}
From G0772; to be feeble (in any sense).
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
x3361
(3361) Complement
μή
me
{may}
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
in faith, 4102
{4102} Prime
πίστις
pistis
{pis'-tis}
From G3982; persuasion, that is, credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly constancy in such profession; by extension the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself.
he considered 2657
{2657} Prime
κατανοέω
katanoeo
{kat-an-o-eh'-o}
From G2596 and G3539; to observe fully.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
his own 1438
{1438} Prime
ἑαυτοῦ
heautou
{heh-ow-too'}
(Including all the other cases); from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive (dative or accusative) of G0846; him (her, it, them, also [in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons] my, thy, our, your) -self (-selves), etc.
body 4983
{4983} Prime
σῶμα
soma
{so'-mah}
From G4982; the body (as a sound whole), used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively.
now 2235
{2235} Prime
ἤδη
ede
{ay'-day}
Apparently from G2228 (or possibly G2229) and G1211; even now.
dead, 3499
{3499} Prime
νεκρόω
nekroo
{nek-ro'-o}
From G3498; to deaden, that is, (figuratively) to subdue.
z5772
<5772> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 463
when he was 5225
{5225} Prime
ὑπάρχω
huparcho
{hoop-ar'-kho}
From G5259 and G0756; to begin under (quietly), that is, come into existence (be present or at hand); expletively, to exist (as copula or subordinate to an adjective, participle, adverb or preposition, or as auxilliary to principal verb).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
about 4225
{4225} Prime
πού
pou
{poo}
Genitive case of πός [[pos]], an indefinite pronoun (some) otherwise obsolete (compare G4214); as adverb of place, somewhere, that is, nearly.
an hundred years old, 1541
{1541} Prime
ἑκατονταετής
hekatontaetes
{hek-at-on-tah-et'-ace}
From G1540 and G2094; centenarian.
neither x2532
(2532) Complement
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
yet y2532
[2532] Standard
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
deadness 3500
{3500} Prime
νέκρωσις
nekrosis
{nek'-ro-sis}
From G3499; decease; figuratively impotency.
of Sara's 4564
{4564} Prime
Σάρρα
Sarrha
{sar'-hrah}
Of Hebrew origin [H8283]; Sarra (that is, Sarah), the wife of Abraham.
womb: 3388
{3388} Prime
μήτρα
metra
{may'-trah}
From G3384; the matrix.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Romans 4:18-22.


Romans 4:19

_ _ he considered not, etc. — paid no attention to those physical obstacles, both in himself and in Sarah, which might seem to render the fulfillment hopeless.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Romans 4:17-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

See commentary on Romans 4:18-21.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Romans 4:19

And being (p) not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now (q) dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara's womb:

(p) Very strong and steadfast.

(q) Void of strength, and unfit to have children.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
being:

Romans 4:20-21 He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; ... And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
Romans 14:21 [It is] good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor [any thing] whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.
Matthew 6:30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, [shall he] not much more [clothe] you, O ye of little faith?
Matthew 8:26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.
Matthew 14:31 And immediately Jesus stretched forth [his] hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?
Mark 9:23-24 Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things [are] possible to him that believeth. ... And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.
John 20:27-28 Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust [it] into my side: and be not faithless, but believing. ... And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

considered:

Genesis 17:17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall [a child] be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?
Genesis 18:11-14 Now Abraham and Sarah [were] old [and] well stricken in age; [and] it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women. ... Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.
Hebrews 11:11-19 Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised. ... Accounting that God [was] able to raise [him] up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure.
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Gn 17:17; 18:11. Mt 6:30; 8:26; 14:31. Mk 9:23. Jn 20:27. Ro 4:20; 14:21. He 11:11.

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