Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

However, the Law is not of faith; on the contrary, “He who practices them shall live by them.”

King James Version

And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.

Holman Bible

But the law is not based on faith; instead, the one who does these things will live by them.

International Standard Version

But the Law has nothing to do with faith. Instead, "The person who keeps the commandments will have life in them."

A Conservative Version

And the law is not from faith, but the man who does them will live in them.

American Standard Version

and the law is not of faith; but, He that doeth them shall live in them.

Amplified

But the Law does not rest on or require faith [it has nothing to do with faith], but [instead, the Law] says, “He who practices them [the things prescribed by the Law] shall live by them [instead of faith].”

An Understandable Version

Now the law of Moses is not based on one's faith, for [Lev. 18:5 says], "The person who obeys the requirements of the law of Moses will obtain life by doing so."

Anderson New Testament

The law, indeed, is not of faith; but he that does these things shall live by them.

Bible in Basic English

And the law is not of faith; but, He who does them will have life by them.

Common New Testament

But the Law is not of faith; on the contrary, "He who does them shall live by them."

Daniel Mace New Testament

now the law does not justify by FAITH, but says, "he that DOES these things shall live by them."

Darby Translation

but the law is not on the principle of faith; but, He that shall have done these things shall live by them.

Godbey New Testament

though the law is not of faith; but the one having done these things shall live in them.

Goodspeed New Testament

and the Law has nothing to do with faith; it teaches that it is the man who does these things that will find life by doing them.

John Wesley New Testament

Now the law is not of faith; but the man that doeth them, shall live by them.

Julia Smith Translation

And the law is not of faith: but, The man having done them shall live in them.

King James 2000

And the law is not of faith: but, The man that does them shall live in them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the law is not from faith, but "the one who does these [things] will live by them."

Modern King James verseion

But the Law is not of faith; but, "The man who does these things shall live in them."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The law is not of faith: but the man that fulfilleth the things contained in the law, shall live in them.

Montgomery New Testament

and the Law has nothing to do with faith, but declares, The man that has done these things shall live therein.

NET Bible

But the law is not based on faith, but the one who does the works of the law will live by them.

New Heart English Bible

The law is not of faith, but, "The man who does them will live by them."

Noyes New Testament

And the Law hath nothing to do with faith; but [its language is], "He that hath done them shall live in them."

Sawyer New Testament

but the law is not of faith, but he that does these things shall live by them.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the law, is not of faith, but - he that hath done them, shall live in them,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now the law is not by faith: but "The man that doeth these things shall live by them."

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the Law is not based on faith; no, its words are--'Those who practice these precepts will find Life through them.'

Webster

And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live by them.

Weymouth New Testament

and the Law has nothing to do with faith. It teaches that "he who does these things shall live by doing them."

Williams New Testament

and the law has nothing to do with faith, but it says, "It is the man who does these things that will live by doing them."

World English Bible

The law is not of faith, but, "The man who does them will live by them."

Worrell New Testament

Now the law is not of faith; but "He who did them shall live in them."

Worsley New Testament

now the law is not of faith, but saith, "The man that doth them, shall live in them."

Youngs Literal Translation

and the law is not by faith, but -- 'The man who did them shall live in them.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372


Usage: 0

ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Galatians 3:12

Images Galatians 3:12

Prayers for Galatians 3:12

Context Readings

Justified By The Law, Or Justified By Faith?

11 Now that no one is justified by the Law before God is evident; for, “The righteous man shall live by faith.” 12 However, the Law is not of faith; on the contrary, “He who practices them shall live by them.” 13 Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us—for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”—



Cross References

Leviticus 18:5

So you shall keep My statutes and My judgments, by which a man may live if he does them; I am the Lord.

Romans 10:5-6

For Moses writes that the man who practices the righteousness which is based on law shall live by that righteousness.

Nehemiah 9:29

And admonished them in order to turn them back to Your law.
Yet they acted arrogantly and did not listen to Your commandments but sinned against Your ordinances,
By which if a man observes them he shall live.
And they turned a stubborn shoulder and stiffened their neck, and would not listen.

Ezekiel 20:11

I gave them My statutes and informed them of My ordinances, by which, if a man observes them, he will live.

Ezekiel 20:13

But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness. They did not walk in My statutes and they rejected My ordinances, by which, if a man observes them, he will live; and My sabbaths they greatly profaned. Then I resolved to pour out My wrath on them in the wilderness, to annihilate them.

Matthew 19:17

And He said to him, “Why are you asking Me about what is good? There is only One who is good; but if you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments.”

Luke 10:25-28

And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”

Romans 4:4-5

Now to the one who works, his wage is not credited as a favor, but as what is due.

Romans 4:14

For if those who are of the Law are heirs, faith is made void and the promise is nullified;

Romans 4:16

For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,

Romans 9:30-32

What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness which is by faith;

Romans 11:6

But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works, otherwise grace is no longer grace.

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