Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on James 2:23 in English Standard Version "and the Scripture was fulfilled that says, “Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness”—and he was called a friend of God." Ge 15:6 And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness. 2Ch 20:7 Did you not, our God, drive out the inhabitants of this land before your people Israel, and give it forever to the descendants of Abraham your friend? Isa 41:8 But you, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham, my friend; Ro 4:3 For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness.” Ga 3:6 just as Abraham “believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness”?