Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

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

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

But 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 know [without any doubt] that the Law is good, if one uses it lawfully and appropriately,

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,

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

Images 1 Timothy 1:8

Prayers for 1 Timothy 1:8

Context Readings

Instructions For Timothy In Ephesus

7 They want to be teachers of the law of Moses, even though they do not understand what they are saying or what they are affirming with [such] confidence. 8 But we know that the law of Moses is good if a person uses it properly. 9 We [also] know this: Law [or, "the law of Moses"] is not intended for a righteous person, but for lawbreakers and rebels, for ungodly people and sinners, for unholy and irreverent people, for people who kill their parents, for murderers,


Cross References

Romans 7:16

But if I do what I do not want to, I agree with the law [which condemns such conduct] that it is good.

Romans 7:12-13

So, the law of Moses itself is holy and the commandment [against sinning] is holy and just and good.

Romans 7:12-8

So, the law of Moses itself is holy and the commandment [against sinning] is holy and just and good.

Romans 7:12

So, the law of Moses itself is holy and the commandment [against sinning] is holy and just and good.

Romans 7:12-10

So, the law of Moses itself is holy and the commandment [against sinning] is holy and just and good.

Romans 7:12-105

So, the law of Moses itself is holy and the commandment [against sinning] is holy and just and good.

Romans 7:12-128

So, the law of Moses itself is holy and the commandment [against sinning] is holy and just and good.

Romans 7:18

For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh, for the desire to do good is present in my heart, but the ability to carry it out [consistently] is not.

Romans 7:22

For in my heart I am delighted with God's law,

Romans 12:2

And you people must not be conformed to [the values and standards of] this age, but you should become transformed [i.e., changed in attitude and action] by having your mind renewed [i.e., to think in a totally different way]. Then you will be able to determine [and practice] God's will, the thing that is good, and acceptable and perfect.

Galatians 3:21

Is the law of Moses contrary to the promises of God? Certainly not! For if there had been a law given which could provide [never ending] life, then a person could be considered right with God by [obeying the requirements of such] a law.

2 Timothy 2:5

And if a person competes as an athlete, he is not awarded the victor's crown unless he competes according to the rules.

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