Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.
A great deal, from every point of view. In the first place, the Jews were intrusted with the utterances of God.
All who sin without having the Law will perish without regard to the Law, and all who sin under the Law will be judged by the Law.
Jesus answered, "Is it not declared in your Law, 'I said, "You are gods" '?
But the saying of their Law, 'They hated me without cause,' must be fulfilled.
1 Corinthians 9:20
To the Jews I have become like a Jew, to win Jews over; to men under the Law I have become like a man under the Law, though I am not myself under the Law, so as to win over those who are under the Law.
But before this faith came, we were kept shut up under the Law, in order to obtain the faith that was to be revealed.
to ransom those who were subject to law, so that we might receive adoption.
But if you are guided by the Spirit, you are not subject to law.
And all the
What does this mean? Are we Jews at a disadvantage? Not at all. We have already charged Jews and Greeks all alike with being under the control of sin.
Therefore you have no excuse, whoever you are, if you pose as a judge, for when you pass judgment on someone else, you are condemning yourself, for you, who sit in judgment, do the very same things yourself.
For there is a curse upon all who rely on obedience to the Law, for the Scripture says, "Cursed be anyone who does not stand by everything that is written in the Book of the Law and obey it."
These two commands sum up the whole of the Law and the Prophets."
Jesus said to him, "What does the Law say? How does it read?"
about sin, as shown in their not believing in me;
1 Corinthians 1:29
so that in his presence no human being might have anything to boast of.