Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do we then nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.

King James Version

Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.

Holman Bible

Do we then cancel the law through faith? Absolutely not! On the contrary, we uphold the law.

International Standard Version

Do we, then, abolish the Law by this faith? Of course not! Instead, we uphold the Law.

A Conservative Version

Do we then make law void through faith? May it not happen! Instead, we establish law.

American Standard Version

Do we then make the law of none effect through faith? God forbid: nay, we establish the law.

Amplified

Do we then nullify the Law by this faith [making the Law of no effect, overthrowing it]? Certainly not! On the contrary, we confirm and establish and uphold the Law [since it convicts us all of sin, pointing to the need for salvation].

An Understandable Version

Do we then [intend to] destroy law [observance] because faith [in Christ is now required]? Certainly not! But [instead], we uphold [the validity of] law.

Anderson New Testament

Do we, then, make law void through the faith? It can not be. On the other hand, we establish law.

Bible in Basic English

Do we, then, through faith make the law of no effect? in no way: but we make it clear that the law is important.

Common New Testament

Do we then nullify the law by this faith? Certainly not! On the contrary, we uphold the law.

Daniel Mace New Testament

do we then make the law useless by our doctrine of faith? by no means; on the contrary, it is we that observe the law.

Darby Translation

Do we then make void law by faith? Far be the thought: no, but we establish law.

Godbey New Testament

Then do we make void the law through faith? It could not be so: but we establish the law.

Goodspeed New Testament

Is this using faith to overthrow law? Far from it. This confirms the Law.

John Wesley New Testament

Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore shall we leave the law inactive by faith It may not be: but we should establish the law.

King James 2000

Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, do we nullify the law through faith? May it never be! But we uphold the law.

Modern King James verseion

Do we then make the Law void through faith? Let it not be! But we establish the Law.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Do we then destroy the law through faith? God forbid. But we, rather, maintain the law.

Moffatt New Testament

Then 'by this faith' we 'cancel the Law'? Not for one moment! We uphold the Law.

Montgomery New Testament

Do we then render law invalid through faith? Certainly not; on the contrary we make it stand.

NET Bible

Do we then nullify the law through faith? Absolutely not! Instead we uphold the law.

New Heart English Bible

Do we then nullify the law through faith? May it never be. No, we establish the law.

Noyes New Testament

Do we then make void the Law through faith? Far be it! On the contrary, we establish the Law.

Sawyer New Testament

Do we then abrogate the law by the faith? By no means; but we establish the law.

The Emphasized Bible

Do we then make, law, void through means of our faith? Far be it! On the contrary, law, we do establish!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Do we then abolish the law through faith? God forbid: but on the contrary, we give the law stability.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do we, then, use this faith to abolish Law? Heaven forbid! No, we establish Law.

Webster

Do we then make void the law through faith? By no means: but we establish the law.

Weymouth New Testament

Do we then by means of this faith abolish the Law? No, indeed; we give the Law a firmer footing.

Williams New Testament

Do we then through faith make null and void the law? Not at all; instead, we confirm it.

World English Bible

Do we then nullify the law through faith? May it never be! No, we establish the law.

Worrell New Testament

Do we, then, make void the law through faith? It could not be! Yea, we establish the law.

Worsley New Testament

Do we then make the law of none effect through faith? God forbid: yea we establish the law.

Youngs Literal Translation

Law then do we make useless through the faith? let it not be! yea, we do establish law.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Do we
καταργέω 
Katargeo 
Usage: 25

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

καταργέω 
Katargeo 
Usage: 25

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

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

ἵστημι 
histemi 
Usage: 129

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 3:31

Images Romans 3:31

Prayers for Romans 3:31

Context Readings

Boasting Excluded

30 since indeed God who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through faith is one. 31 Do we then nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.



Cross References

Matthew 5:17

“Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.

Romans 8:4

so that the requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

Psalm 40:8

I delight to do Your will, O my God;
Your Law is within my heart.”

Psalm 119:126

It is time for the Lord to act,
For they have broken Your law.

Isaiah 42:21

The Lord was pleased for His righteousness’ sake
To make the law great and glorious.

Jeremiah 8:8-9

How can you say, ‘We are wise,
And the law of the Lord is with us’?
But behold, the lying pen of the scribes
Has made it into a lie.

Jeremiah 31:33-34

“But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days,” declares the Lord, “I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.

Matthew 3:15

But Jesus answering said to him, “Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he *permitted Him.

Matthew 5:20

“For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 15:6

he is not to honor his father or his mother.’ And by this you invalidated the word of God for the sake of your tradition.

Romans 3:4

May it never be! Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar, as it is written,
That You may be justified in Your words,
And prevail when You are judged.”

Romans 4:14

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

Romans 7:7-14

What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, “You shall not covet.”

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,

Romans 7:25

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.

Romans 10:4

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.

Romans 13:8-10

Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.

1 Corinthians 9:21

to those who are without law, as without law, though not being without the law of God but under the law of Christ, so that I might win those who are without law.

Galatians 2:19

For through the Law I died to the Law, so that I might live to God.

Galatians 2:21

I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness comes through the Law, then Christ died needlessly.”

Galatians 3:17-19

What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise.

Galatians 5:18-23

But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the Law.

Hebrews 10:15-16

And the Holy Spirit also testifies to us; for after saying,

James 2:8-12

If, however, you are fulfilling the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well.

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