1. Galatians 3:6 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

Which passage of Scripture does Paul quote from?

Galatians 3:6 (ESV)

6 just as Abraham “believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness”?

Paul quotes from Genesis 15:6. In response to God’s promise about a coming descendant, Abraham believes the Lord.1 As a result of his faith, he is considered to be righteous in the sight of God.