Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But we know that the Law is good, if one uses it lawfully,

King James Version

But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully;

Holman Bible

Now we know that the law is good, provided one uses it legitimately.

International Standard Version

Of course, we know that the Law is good if a person uses it legitimately,

A Conservative Version

But we know that the law is good, if any man uses it lawfully,

American Standard Version

But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully,

Amplified

Now we recognize and know that the Law is good if anyone uses it lawfully [for the purpose for which it was designed],

An Understandable Version

But we know that the law of Moses is good if a person uses it properly.

Anderson New Testament

But we know that the law is good, if any one use it lawfully;

Bible in Basic English

We are conscious that the law is good, if a man makes a right use of it,

Common New Testament

But we know that the Law is good, if one uses it lawfully,

Daniel Mace New Testament

I own that the law is good, if a man make a right use of it:

Darby Translation

Now we know that the law is good if any one uses it lawfully,

Godbey New Testament

But we know that the law is good, if any one may use it lawfully;

Goodspeed New Testament

I agree that the Law is excellent??rovided it is legitimately used,

John Wesley New Testament

We know, the law is good, if a man use it lawfully,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But we know that the law is good, if a man uses it legitimately,

Julia Smith Translation

And we know the law good, if any use it lawfully;

King James 2000

But we know that the law is good, if a man uses it lawfully;

Lexham Expanded Bible

But we know that the law [is] good, if anyone makes use of it lawfully,

Modern King James verseion

But we know that the law is good if a man uses it lawfully,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully;

Moffatt New Testament

I am quite aware that 'the Law is admirable' ??provided that one makes a lawful use of it;

Montgomery New Testament

I know well that "the Law is good" if a man use it lawfully;

NET Bible

But we know that the law is good if someone uses it legitimately,

New Heart English Bible

But we know that the law is good, if a man uses it lawfully,

Noyes New Testament

But we know that the Law is good, if a man use it lawfully,

Sawyer New Testament

But we know that the law is good if one uses it lawfully;

The Emphasized Bible

Now we know that, excellent, is the law, if one put it to a lawful use: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But we know that the law is good if a man use it according to its institution;

Twentieth Century New Testament

We know, of course, that the Law is excellent, when used legitimately,

Webster

But we know that the law is good, if a man useth it lawfully;

Weymouth New Testament

Now we know that the Law is good, if a man uses it in the way it should be used,

Williams New Testament

Indeed, I know that the law is an excellent thing, if a man makes a lawful use of it;

World English Bible

But we know that the law is good, if a man uses it lawfully,

Worrell New Testament

But we know that the law is good, if one use it lawfully;

Worsley New Testament

But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully;

Youngs Literal Translation

and we have known that the law is good, if any one may use it lawfully;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

we know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

is good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

use
χράομαι 
Chraomai 
Usage: 11

it

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Instructions For Timothy In Ephesus

7 wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions. 8 But we know that the Law is good, if one uses it lawfully, 9 realizing the fact that law is not made for a righteous person, but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers


Cross References

Romans 7:16

But if I do the very thing I do not want to do, I agree with the Law, confessing that the Law is good.

Romans 7:12-13

So then, the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good.

Deuteronomy 4:6-8

"So keep and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes and say, 'Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.'

Nehemiah 9:13

"Then You came down on Mount Sinai, And spoke with them from heaven; You gave them just ordinances and true laws, Good statutes and commandments.

Psalm 19:7-10

The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 119:96-105

I have seen a limit to all perfection; Your commandment is exceedingly broad.

Psalm 119:127-128

Therefore I love Your commandments Above gold, yes, above fine gold.

Romans 7:18

For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.

Romans 7:22

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

Romans 12:2

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

Galatians 3:21

Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.

2 Timothy 2:5

Also if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not win the prize unless he competes according to the rules.

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