Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

to those who are without law, as without law, though not being without the law of God but under the law of Christ, so that I might win those who are without law.

King James Version

To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law.

Holman Bible

To those who are outside the law, like one outside the law-not being outside God's law, but under the law of Christ-to win those outside the law.

International Standard Version

To those who do not have the Law, I became like a man who does not have the Law in order to win those who do not have the Law. However, I am not free from God's Law, but I'm subject to the Messiah's law.

A Conservative Version

to those without law, as without law (not being without law to God, but within law to Christ), so that I might gain men without law.

American Standard Version

to them that are without law, as without law, not being without law to God, but under law to Christ, that I might gain them that are without law.

Amplified

To those without (outside) law I became as one without law, not that I am without the law of God and lawless toward Him, but that I am [especially keeping] within and committed to the law of Christ, that I might win those who are without law.

An Understandable Version

I [also] behaved like a person without [obligation to observe] the law [i.e., a Gentile] in front of those who are not obligated to it, although I was not [really] without obligation to God's law; but was under [obligation to] Christ's law. I did this to win those who are without [obligation to observe] the law [i.e., Gentiles].

Anderson New Testament

to those who are without law, as without law, (not being myself without law to God, but under law to Christ,) that I might gain those who are without law:

Bible in Basic English

To those without the law I was as one without the law, not as being without law to God, but as under law to Christ, so that I might give the good news to those without the law.

Common New Testament

To those who are without law, I became as one without law, though not being without the law of God but under the law of Christ, so that I might win those who are without the law.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to those who are without the law, as without that law, (not as being under no law to God, but as under the law to Christ) that I might gain those who are without the law.

Darby Translation

to those without law, as without law, (not as without law to God, but as legitimately subject to Christ,) in order that I might gain those without law.

Godbey New Testament

to those without law, I became as without law, not being without the law of God, but under the law of Christ, that I may gain those without law.

Goodspeed New Testament

To those who have no law I have become like a man without any law??hough I am not without the law of God, but under the law of Christ??o as to win over those who are without any law.

John Wesley New Testament

To them that are without the law, as without the law, (being not without the law to God, but under the law to Christ) that I might gain them that are without the law.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to those that are without law, as without law (being not without law of God, but under the law of Christ), that I might gain those that are without law.

Julia Smith Translation

To the lawless, as lawless, (not being lawless to God, but subject to the law to Christ,) that I might gain the lawless,

King James 2000

To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law of Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law.

Lexham Expanded Bible

To those outside the law [I became] as outside the law ([although I] am not outside the law of God, but subject to the law of Christ) in order that I may gain those outside the law.

Modern King James verseion

To those who are outside Law, I became as outside Law (not being outside law to God, but under the Law to Christ), so that I might gain those who are outside Law.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

To them that were without law, became I as though I had been without law - when I was not without law as pertaining to God, but under a law as concerning Christ - to win them that were without law.

Moffatt New Testament

to those outside the Law I have become like one of themselves ??though I am under Christ's law, not outside God's Law ??to win over those outside the Law;

Montgomery New Testament

to those outside the Law, as one outside the Law, to win those outside the Law (though I am not outside the law of God, but inside the law of Christ).

NET Bible

To those free from the law I became like one free from the law (though I am not free from God's law but under the law of Christ) to gain those free from the law.

New Heart English Bible

to those who are without law, as without law (not being without law toward God, but under law toward Christ), that I might win those who are without law.

Noyes New Testament

to those without the Law, as without the Law, being not without a law before God, but under the law of Christ, that I might gain those without the Law;

Sawyer New Testament

to those without law, as without law, being not without law to God, but with law to Christ, that I might gain those without law;

The Emphasized Bible

To them who were without law, as, without law, - not being without law to God, but lawfully subject to Christ, - that I might win them who were without law.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

to those who are without law, as without law (not as being without law to God, but under the law to Christ), that I might gain those who were without law.

Twentieth Century New Testament

To those who have no Law I became like a man who has no Law- -not that I am free from God's Law; no, for I am under Christ's Law-to win those who have no law.

Webster

To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law.

Weymouth New Testament

to men without Law as if I were without Law--although I am not without Law in relation to God but am abiding in Christ's Law--in order to win those who are without Law.

Williams New Testament

to men who have no written law, like one without any law, though I am not without God's law but specially under Christ's law, to win the men who have no written law.

World English Bible

to those who are without law, as without law (not being without law toward God, but under law toward Christ), that I might win those who are without law.

Worrell New Testament

to those without law, as without law (not being without law to God, but under law to Christ), that I might gain those without law.

Worsley New Testament

and to those without the law as without the law, (not being without law to God, but under the law to Christ) that I might gain those who are without the law.

Youngs Literal Translation

to those without law, as without law -- (not being without law to God, but within law to Christ) -- that I might gain those without law;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἄνομος 
Anomos 
Usage: 9

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

ἄνομος 
Anomos 
ἄνομος 
Anomos 
Usage: 9
Usage: 9

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

under the law
ἔννομος 
Ennomos 
Usage: 2

to Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

κερδαίνω 
Kerdaino 
Usage: 9

References

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

20 To the Jews I became as a Jew, so that I might win Jews; to those who are under the Law, as under the Law though not being myself under the Law, so that I might win those who are under the Law; 21 to those who are without law, as without law, though not being without the law of God but under the law of Christ, so that I might win those who are without law. 22 To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.



Cross References

Romans 2:12

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 2:14

For when Gentiles who do not have the Law do instinctively the things of the Law, these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves,

Galatians 3:2

This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?

Matthew 5:17-20

"Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.

Psalm 119:32

I shall run the way of Your commandments, For You will enlarge my heart.

Acts 15:28

"For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us to lay upon you no greater burden than these essentials:

Acts 16:4

Now while they were passing through the cities, they were delivering the decrees which had been decided upon by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem, for them to observe.

Acts 21:25

"But concerning the Gentiles who have believed, we wrote, having decided that they should abstain from meat sacrificed to idols and from blood and from what is strangled and from fornication."

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,

Romans 7:25

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.

Romans 8:4

so that the requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

Romans 13:8-10

Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.

1 Corinthians 7:19-22

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but what matters is the keeping of the commandments of God.

Galatians 2:3-4

But not even Titus, who was with me, though he was a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised.

Galatians 2:12-14

For prior to the coming of certain men from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he began to withdraw and hold himself aloof, fearing the party of the circumcision.

Galatians 5:13-14

For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

Titus 2:2-12

Older men are to be temperate, dignified, sensible, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.

Hebrews 8:10

"FOR THIS IS THE COVENANT THAT I WILL MAKE WITH THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL AFTER THOSE DAYS, SAYS THE LORD: I WILL PUT MY LAWS INTO THEIR MINDS, AND I WILL WRITE THEM ON THEIR HEARTS. AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.

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