Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

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

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 how shall not the ministry of the spirit be glorious? 9 For if the ministry of condemnation was a glory, much more will the ministry of righteousness abound in glory. 10 For that which was made glorious was not glorious in this respect, on account of the surpassing glory.



Cross References

Hebrews 12:18-21

For you have not come to a mountain that may be touched, and to a burning fire, and blackness and darkness and a tempest

Romans 3:21-22

BUT now God's righteousness has been made manifest without the law, being testified to by the law and the prophets,

Romans 3:21-19

BUT now God's righteousness has been made manifest without the law, being testified to by the law and the prophets,

Romans 3:21-19

BUT now God's righteousness has been made manifest without the law, being testified to by the law and the prophets,

Romans 3:21

BUT now God's righteousness has been made manifest without the law, being testified to by the law and the prophets,

Romans 3:21

BUT now God's righteousness has been made manifest without the law, being testified to by the law and the prophets,

Romans 1:17-18

For God's righteousness is revealed in it by faith in the faith [the gospel]; as it is written; The righteous shall live by faith.

Romans 4:11

And he received the symbol of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which was in uncircumcision, so that he became the father of all that believe in uncircumcision, that righteousness may also be accounted to them,

Romans 5:15-21

but not as the fall so also is the gift; for if by the fall of one the many died, much more the grace of God and the gift by grace which is of the one man Jesus Christ, abounded to the many;

Romans 8:3-4

For what the law could not do because it was weak through the flesh, God having sent his Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned the sin in the flesh,

Romans 10:3-10

for not knowing God's righteousness, and seeking to set up their righteousness, they have not submitted themselves to God's righteousness.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But you are of him in Christ Jesus, who has become 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 has made us able ministers of the new covenant, not of the writing but of the spirit; for the writing kills, but the spirit makes alive.

2 Corinthians 3:10-11

For that which was made glorious was not glorious in this respect, on account of the surpassing glory.

2 Corinthians 5:21

For he made him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become God's righteousness in him.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, Cursed is every one that continues not in all things written in the book of the law to do them.

Galatians 5:4-5

You have departed from Christ, whoever of you are justified by the law, you have fallen from the grace.

Philippians 3:9

and be found in him, not having my righteousness by the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness of God by the faith,

Hebrews 3:5-6

And Moses indeed was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of things to be spoken;

2 Peter 1:1

SIMEON Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a like precious faith with us by the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ.

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