Romans 4:15



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

for the Law brings about wrath, but where there is no law, there also is no violation.

King James Version

Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

International Standard Version

for the Law produces wrath. Now where there is no Law, neither can there be any violation of it.

A Conservative Version

For the law works wrath. For where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

American Standard Version

for the law worketh wrath; but where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Amplified

For the Law results in [divine] wrath, but where there is no law there is no transgression [of it either].

An Understandable Version

For the law brings [God's] wrath [i.e., because of man's failure to obey it perfectly], but where there is no law, there is no [responsibility for] sin.

Anderson New Testament

for the law inflicts punishment; for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Bible in Basic English

For the outcome of the law is wrath; but where there is no law it will not be broken.

Common New Testament

because the law brings wrath, for where there is no law there is no transgression.

Daniel Mace New Testament

because the effect of the law is punishment: for if there had been no law, there could have been no transgression.

Darby Translation

For law works wrath; but where no law is neither is there transgression.

Godbey New Testament

For the law works out wrath: for where there is no law, there is no transgression.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the Law only brings down God's wrath; where there is no law, there is no violation of it.

Holman Bible

For the law produces wrath; but where there is no law, there is no transgression.

John Wesley New Testament

Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

because the law works wrath; for where there is no law, there is no rebellion either.

Julia Smith Translation

For the law works wrath: for where is no law, no transgression.

King James 2000

Because the law works wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the law produces wrath, but where [there] is no law, neither [is there] transgression.

Modern King James verseion

because the Law works out wrath, for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Because the law causeth wrath. For where no law is, there is no transgression.

Moffatt New Testament

(What the Law produces is the Wrath, not the promise of God; where there is no law, there is no transgression either.)

Montgomery New Testament

For law works wrath; but where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

NET Bible

For the law brings wrath, because where there is no law there is no transgression either.

New Heart English Bible

For the law works wrath, for where there is no law, neither is there disobedience.

New simplified Bible

The law produces wrath (violent passion) (indignation). But where there is no law there is no sin.

Noyes New Testament

For the Law is the cause of wrath; for where there is no law there is no transgression.

Sawyer New Testament

For the law produces wrath; for where there is no law there is no transgression.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the law, worketh out anger, but, where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for the law causeth wrath: for where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Law entails punishment; but, where no Law exists, no breach of it is possible.

Webster

Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Weymouth New Testament

For the Law inflicts punishment; but where no Law exists, there can be no violation of Law.

Williams New Testament

For the law results in wrath alone, but where there is no law, there can be no violation of it.

World English Bible

For the law works wrath, for where there is no law, neither is there disobedience.

Worrell New Testament

for the law works wrath; but where there is no law, there is no transgression.

Worsley New Testament

Now the law worketh wrath; for where there is no law, there is no transgression.

Youngs Literal Translation

for the law doth work wrath; for where law is not, neither is transgression.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
Usage: 179

κατεργάζομαι 
Katergazomai 
work , do , do deed , to perform , cause , work out
Usage: 24

ὀργή 
Orge 
Usage: 35

γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

οὗ 
Hou 
Usage: 40

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

νόμος 
Nomos 
Usage: 179

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

there is no
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither , nor , not , no not , not so much as , then not , not tr ,
Usage: 83

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Promise To Abraham Secured Through Faith

14 For if those who are of the Law are heirs, faith is made void and the promise is nullified; 15 for the Law brings about wrath, but where there is no law, there also is no violation. 16 For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,


Cross References

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Romans 5:13

for until the Law sin was in the world, but sin is not imputed when there is no law.

1 Corinthians 15:56

The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law;

Romans 7:7-25

What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."

Galatians 3:19

Why the Law then? It was added because of transgressions, having been ordained through angels by the agency of a mediator, until the seed would come to whom the promise had been made.

1 John 3:4

Everyone who practices sin also practices lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.

Numbers 32:14

"Now behold, you have risen up in your fathers' place, a brood of sinful men, to add still more to the burning anger of the LORD against Israel.

Deuteronomy 29:20-28

"The LORD shall never be willing to forgive him, but rather the anger of the LORD and His jealousy will burn against that man, and every curse which is written in this book will rest on him, and the LORD will blot out his name from under heaven.

2 Kings 22:13

"Go, inquire of the LORD for me and the people and all Judah concerning the words of this book that has been found, for great is the wrath of the LORD that burns against us, because our fathers have not listened to the words of this book, to do according to all that is written concerning us."

Jeremiah 4:8

"For this, put on sackcloth, Lament and wail; For the fierce anger of the LORD Has not turned back from us."

Lamentations 2:22

You called as in the day of an appointed feast My terrors on every side; And there was no one who escaped or survived In the day of the LORD'S anger Those whom I bore and reared, My enemy annihilated them.

Ezekiel 7:19

'They will fling their silver into the streets and their gold will become an abhorrent thing; their silver and their gold will not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD. They cannot satisfy their appetite nor can they fill their stomachs, for their iniquity has become an occasion of stumbling.

Zephaniah 1:18

Neither their silver nor their gold Will be able to deliver them On the day of the LORD'S wrath; And all the earth will be devoured In the fire of His jealousy, For He will make a complete end, Indeed a terrifying one, Of all the inhabitants of the earth.

John 3:36

"He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."

John 15:22

"If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin, but now they have no excuse for their sin.

Acts 17:30-31

"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,

Romans 1:17

For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "BUT THE RIGHTEOUS man SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."

Romans 2:5-6

But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

Romans 2:12-13

For all who have sinned without the Law will also perish without the Law, and all who have sinned under the Law will be judged by the Law;

Romans 3:19-20

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Romans 5:20-21

The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

2 Corinthians 3:7-9

But if the ministry of death, in letters engraved on stones, came with glory, so that the sons of Israel could not look intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, fading as it was,

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Colossians 3:6

For it is because of these things that the wrath of God will come upon the sons of disobedience,

Revelation 6:16-17

and they said to the mountains and to the rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the presence of Him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb;

Revelation 19:15

From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty.

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