Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 ministry that brings condemnation [the old covenant, the Law] has glory, how much more does glory overflow in the ministry that brings righteousness [the new covenant which declares believers free of guilt and sets them apart for God’s special purpose]!

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.

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.

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
For
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 
more, rather, the more, better ,
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 shall not, rather, the ministry of the Spirit, be with glory? 9 For, if, the ministry of condemnation was glory, much rather, doth the ministry of righteousness abound with glory, 10 For that which hath been made glorious, hath not even been made glorious, in this respect, - by reason of the surpassing glory.



Cross References

Hebrews 12:18-21

For ye have not approached - unto, a searching and scorching fire, and gloom, and mist, and tempest,

Romans 3:21-22

But now, apart from law, a righteousness of God hath been manifested, borne witness to by the law and the prophets, -

Exodus 19:12-19

So then thou shalt set bounds for the people round about saying, Take heed to yourselves - that ye go not up into the mountain, nor touch the boundary thereof, whosoever toucheth the mountain, shall, surely die.

Exodus 20:18-19

And, all the people, were witnessing the voices and the torches, and the sound of the horn, and the mountain smoking, - so then the people were struck with awe and shrank back, and stood afar off.

Isaiah 46:13

I have brought near my righteousness. It shall not be far away, And my deliverance, shall not linger, - But I will give In Zion, deliverance, To Israel, my glory.

Jeremiah 23:6

In his days, Shall Judah be saved, And Israeli abide securely, - And, this, is his name whereby he shall be called Yahweh, our Righteousness.

Romans 1:17-18

For, a righteousness of God, is therein revealed, - by faith unto faith: even as it is written - But, he that is righteous, by faith, shall live.

Romans 4:11

And, a sign, he received namely of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while yet uncircumcised; to the end he might be father of all that believe during uncircumcision, to the end the same righteousness might be reckoned unto them, -

Romans 5:15-21

But, not as the fault, so, alsothe decree of favour, for, if, by the fault of the one, the many died, much more, the favour of God and the free-gift in favour, by the one man Jesus Christ, unto the many superabounded;

Romans 8:3-4

For, what was impossible by the law in that it was weak through the flesh, God, by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and concerning sin, condemned sin in the flesh,

Romans 10:3-10

For, not knowing God's righteousness and, their own, seeking to establish, unto the righteousness of God, have they not submitted;

1 Corinthians 1:30

But, of him, are, ye, in Christ Jesus, who hath been made wisdom unto us, from God, - both righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:

1 Corinthians 15:41

One, is the glory of a sun, and, another, the glory of a moon, and, another, the glory of stars, - nay! star from star, differeth in glory.

2 Corinthians 3:6-7

Who also hath made us sufficient to be ministers of a new covenant - not of letter, but of spirit, for, the letter, killeth, whereas, the Spirit, maketh alive.

2 Corinthians 3:10-11

For that which hath been made glorious, hath not even been made glorious, in this respect, - by reason of the surpassing glory.

2 Corinthians 5:21

Him who knew not sin, in our behalf, he made to be, sin, that we might become God's righteousness in him.

Galatians 3:10

For, as many as are of works of law, are, under a curse, - for it is written - Accursed, is everyone that continueth not in all things that are written in the book of the law to do them.

Galatians 5:4-5

Ye have been set aside from Christ, ye who, by law, are to be declared righteous, - out of his favour, ye have fallen;

Philippians 3:9

And be found in him - not having a righteousness of my own, that which is by law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is, of God, upon my faith, -

Hebrews 3:5-6

Even Moses, indeed, was faithful in all his house, as an attendant, for a witness of the things which were to be spoken;

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, unto them who have obtained, equally precious, faith, with us, in the righteousness of our God, and Saviour Jesus Christ,

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