Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

To those who are without that law, like one without the law—not being without God’s law but within Christ’s law—to win those without the law.

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.

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 who are without (outside) the Law, [I became] as one without the Law, though [I am] not without the law of God, but under the law of Christ, so 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.

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 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

under the law
ἔννομος 
Ennomos 
Usage: 2

to Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

κερδαίνω 
Kerdaino 
gain, win, get gain, vr gain
Usage: 9

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

20 To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win Jews; to those under the law, like one under the law—though I myself am not under the law—to win those under the law. 21 To those who are without that law, like one without the law—not being without God’s law but within Christ’s law—to win those without the law. 22 To the weak I became weak, in order to win the weak. I have become all things to all people, so that I may by every possible means save some.



Cross References

Romans 2:12

All those who sinned without the law will also perish without the law, and all those who sinned under the law will be judged by the law.

Romans 2:14

So, when Gentiles, who do not have the law, instinctively do what the law demands, they are a law to themselves even though they do not have the law.

Galatians 3:2

I only want to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by hearing with faith?

Matthew 5:17-20

“Don’t assume that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.

Psalm 119:32

I pursue the way of Your commands,
for You broaden my understanding.

Acts 15:28

For it was the Holy Spirit’s decision—and ours—to put no greater burden on you than these necessary things:

Acts 16:4

As they traveled through the towns, they delivered the decisions reached by the apostles and elders at Jerusalem for them to observe.

Acts 21:25

With regard to the Gentiles who have believed, we have written a letter containing our decision that they should keep themselves from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from what is strangled, and from sexual immorality.”

Romans 7:22

For in my inner self I joyfully agree with God’s law.

Romans 7:25

I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, with my mind I myself am a slave to the law of God, but with my flesh, to the law of sin.

Romans 8:4

in order that the law’s requirement would be accomplished in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

Romans 13:8-10

Do not owe anyone anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

1 Corinthians 7:19-22

Circumcision does not matter and uncircumcision does not matter, but keeping God’s commands does.

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 he regularly ate with the Gentiles before certain men came from James. However, when they came, he withdrew and separated himself, because he feared those from the circumcision party.

Galatians 5:13-14

For you were called to be free, brothers; only don’t use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love.

Galatians 5:22-23

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

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents as you would the Lord, because this is right.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Finally then, brothers, we ask and encourage you in the Lord Jesus, that as you have received from us how you must walk and please God—as you are doing—do so even more.

Titus 2:2-12

Older men are to be level headed, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.

Hebrews 8:10

But 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 write them on their hearts.
I will be their God,
and they will be My people.

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