Romans 4:8

Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.
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Ambrosiaster

AD 400
“Forgive,” “cover,” “not reckon”—all amount to one and the same thing. For all three are given and received in the same way. Paul has three categories to cover the different types of sin. The first category is that of wickedness or ungodliness, in that the Creator is not acknowledged. The second category is that of the more serious sins, and the third is that of the less serious ones. All of these are wiped out in baptism. Commentary on Paul’s Epistles. ...

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Blessed is the man to whom the Lord hath not imputed sin. That is, blessed is the man who hath retained his baptismal innocence, that no grievous sin can be imputed to him. And likewise, blessed is the man who, after falling into sin hath done penance, and leads a virtuous life by frequenting the sacraments necessary for obtaining the grace to prevent a relapse, that sin is no more imputed to him. (Challoner) ...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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