Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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
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 will not the Spirit's ministry have even more glory? 9 For if the ministry of condemnation has glory, then the ministry of justification has an overwhelming glory. 10 In fact, that which once had glory lost its glory, because the other glory surpassed it.



Cross References

Hebrews 12:18-21

You have not come to something that can be touched, to a blazing fire, to darkness, to gloom,

Romans 3:21-22

But now, apart from the Law, God's righteousness is revealed and is attested by the Law and the Prophets

Exodus 19:12-19

You are to set boundaries for the people all around: "Be very careful that you don't go up on the mountain or touch the side of it. Anyone who touches the mountain is certainly to be put to death.

Exodus 20:18-19

All the people experienced the thunder and lightning, the sound of the ram's horn, and the smoking mountain. And as the people experienced it, they trembled and stood at a distance.

Isaiah 46:13

My righteousness is brought near and it's not far off, and my salvation won't delay. I'll grant salvation in Zion, and to Israel, my glory."

Jeremiah 23:6

In his time Judah will be delivered and Israel will dwell in safety. This is the name by which he will be known: "The LORD Our Righteousness.'

Romans 1:17-18

For in the gospel God's righteousness is being revealed from faith to faith, as it is written, "The righteous will live by faith."

Romans 4:11

Afterward he received the mark of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. Therefore, he is the ancestor of all who believe while uncircumcised, in order that righteousness may be credited to them.

Romans 5:15-21

But God's free gift is not like Adam's offense. For if many people died as the result of one man's offense, how much more have God's grace and the free gift given through the kindness of one man, Jesus the Messiah, been showered on many people!

Romans 8:3-4

For what the Law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the flesh, God did. By sending his own Son in the form of humanity, he condemned sin by being incarnate,

Romans 10:3-10

For they are ignorant of the righteousness that comes from God while they try to establish their own, and they have not submitted to God's means to attain righteousness.

1 Corinthians 1:30

It is because of God that you are in union with the Messiah Jesus, who for us has become wisdom from God, as well as our righteousness, sanctification, and redemption.

1 Corinthians 15:41

One kind of splendor belongs to the sun, another to the moon, and still another to the stars. In fact, one star differs from another star in splendor.

2 Corinthians 3:6-7

who has also qualified us to be ministers of a new covenant, which is not written but spiritual, because the written text brings death, but the Spirit gives life.

2 Corinthians 3:10-11

In fact, that which once had glory lost its glory, because the other glory surpassed it.

2 Corinthians 5:21

God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that God's righteousness would be produced in us.

Galatians 3:10

Certainly all who depend on the actions of the Law are under a curse. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who does not obey everything that is written in the Book of the Law!"

Galatians 5:4-5

Those of you who are trying to be justified by the Law have been cut off from the Messiah. You have fallen away from grace.

Philippians 3:9

and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the Law, but one that comes through the faithfulness of the Messiah, the righteousness that comes from God and that depends on faith.

Hebrews 3:5-6

Moses was faithful in all God's household as a servant who was to testify to what would be said later,

2 Peter 1:1

From: Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus, the Messiah. To: Those who have received faith that is as valuable as ours through the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah.

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