Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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,

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,

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;

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 desiring to be teachers of the law, though they understand neither what they say, nor about what they strongly affirm. 8 But we know that the law is good, if a man uses it lawfully, 9 as knowing this, that law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and insubordinate, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,


Cross References

Romans 7:16

But if what I don't desire, that I do, I consent to the law that it is good.

Romans 7:12-13

Therefore the law indeed is holy, and the commandment holy, and righteous, and good.

Deuteronomy 4:6-8

Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, who shall hear all these statutes, and say, "Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people."

Nehemiah 9:13

"You came down also on Mount Sinai, and spoke with them from heaven, and gave them right ordinances and true laws, good statutes and commandments,

Psalm 19:7-10

Yahweh's law is perfect, restoring the soul. Yahweh's testimony is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 119:96-105

I have seen a limit to all perfection, but your commands are boundless. MEM

Psalm 119:127-128

Therefore I love your commandments more than gold, yes, more than pure gold.

Romans 7:18

For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwells no good thing. For desire is present with me, but I don't find it doing that which is good.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in God's law after the inward man,

Romans 12:2

Don't be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.

Galatians 3:21

Is the law then against the promises of God? Certainly not! For if there had been a law given which could make alive, most certainly righteousness would have been of the law.

2 Timothy 2:5

Also, if anyone competes in athletics, he isn't crowned unless he has competed by the rules.

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