Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For if the ministry of condemnation has glory, much more does the ministry of righteousness abound in glory.

King James Version

For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

Holman Bible

For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, the ministry of righteousness overflows with even more glory.

International Standard Version

For if the ministry of condemnation has glory, then the ministry of justification has an overwhelming glory.

A Conservative Version

For if the administration of condemnation has glory, the administration of righteousness excels much more in glory.

American Standard Version

For if the ministration of condemnation hath glory, much rather doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

Amplified

For if the service that condemns [the ministration of doom] had glory, how infinitely more abounding in splendor and glory must be the service that makes righteous [the ministry that produces and fosters righteous living and right standing with God]!

An Understandable Version

For if the ministry [of the law] that brings condemnation came with splendor, will not the ministry that brings righteousness [i.e., the New Agreement] have greater splendor?

Anderson New Testament

For if the ministering of condemnation be glory, much more does the ministering of righteousness surpass in glory.

Bible in Basic English

For if the operation of the law, producing punishment, had its glory, how much greater will be the operation of the Spirit causing righteousness?

Common New Testament

For if the ministry of condemnation has glory, much more does the ministry of righteousness exceed it in glory.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if the ministration of condemnation was illustrious, the ministration of righteousness will be much more glorious.

Darby Translation

For if the ministry of condemnation be glory, much rather the ministry of righteousness abounds in glory.

Godbey New Testament

For if there was glory in the ministry of condemnation, how much more does the ministry of righteousness abound in glory.

Goodspeed New Testament

If there was splendor in the religion of condemnation, the religion of uprightness must far surpass it in splendor.

John Wesley New Testament

much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, much more shall the ministry of righteousness abound in glory.

Julia Smith Translation

For if the service of condemnation glory, much more the service of justice abounds in glory.

King James 2000

For if the ministry of condemnation be glory, much more does the ministry of righteousness exceed in glory.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if [there was] glory in the ministry of condemnation, by much more will the ministry of righteousness overflow with glory.

Modern King James verseion

For if the ministry of condemnation is glorious, much more does the ministry of righteousness exceed in glory.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if the ministering of condemnation be glorious: much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

Moffatt New Testament

If there was glory in the administration that condemned, then the administration that acquits abounds far more in glory

Montgomery New Testament

For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, far more is the ministry of righteousness radiant in glory.

NET Bible

For if there was glory in the ministry that produced condemnation, how much more does the ministry that produces righteousness excel in glory!

New Heart English Bible

For if the service of condemnation has glory, the service of righteousness exceeds much more in glory.

Noyes New Testament

For if the ministration of condemnation had glory, much greater is the glory of the ministration of righteousness.

Sawyer New Testament

For if the ministry of condemnation was a glory, much more will the ministry of righteousness abound in glory.

The Emphasized Bible

For, if, the ministry of condemnation was glory, much rather, doth the ministry of righteousness abound with glory,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if the ministry of condemnation is glory, much more doth the ministry of righteousness excel in glory.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, if there was a glory in the religion that involved condemnation, far greater is the glory of the religion that confers righteousness!

Webster

For if the ministration of condemnation was glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

Weymouth New Testament

For if the service which pronounces doom had glory, far more glorious still is the service which tells of righteousness.

Williams New Testament

For if the service connected with condemnation had such splendor, the service resulting in right standing with God will surely far surpass it in splendor.

World English Bible

For if the service of condemnation has glory, the service of righteousness exceeds much more in glory.

Worrell New Testament

For, if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more does the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

Worsley New Testament

For if the ministration of condemnation was so glorious, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory:

Youngs Literal Translation

for if the ministration of the condemnation is glory, much more doth the ministration of the righteousness abound in glory;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

διακονία 
Diakonia 
διακονία 
Diakonia 
Usage: 33
Usage: 33

κατάκρισις 
Katakrisis 
Usage: 2

be glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
Usage: 66

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Context Readings

New Covenant Ministry

8 how will the ministry of the Spirit fail to be even more with glory? 9 For if the ministry of condemnation has glory, much more does the ministry of righteousness abound in glory. 10 For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses it.



Cross References

Hebrews 12:18-21

For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind,

Romans 3:21-22

But now apart from the Law the righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets,

Exodus 19:12-19

"You shall set bounds for the people all around, saying, 'Beware that you do not go up on the mountain or touch the border of it; whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death.

Exodus 20:18-19

All the people perceived the thunder and the lightning flashes and the sound of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood at a distance.

Isaiah 46:13

"I bring near My righteousness, it is not far off; And My salvation will not delay And I will grant salvation in Zion, And My glory for Israel.

Jeremiah 23:6

"In His days Judah will be saved, And Israel will dwell securely; And this is His name by which He will be called, 'The LORD our righteousness.'

Romans 1:17-18

For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "BUT THE RIGHTEOUS man SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."

Romans 4:11

and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while uncircumcised, so that he might be the father of all who believe without being circumcised, that righteousness might be credited to them,

Romans 5:15-21

But the free gift is not like the transgression. For if by the transgression of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abound to the many.

Romans 8:3-4

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

Romans 10:3-10

For not knowing about God's righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,

1 Corinthians 15:41

There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for star differs from star in glory.

2 Corinthians 3:6-7

who also made us adequate as servants of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

2 Corinthians 3:10-11

For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses it.

2 Corinthians 5:21

He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Galatians 5:4-5

You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace.

Philippians 3:9

and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,

Hebrews 3:5-6

Now Moses was faithful in all His house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken later;

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:



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