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.

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 seeing it is one God who shall justify the circumcision by faith and the uncircumcision by faith. 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

Think not that I am come to undo the law or the prophets; I am not come to undo, but to fulfil.

Romans 8:4

that the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us who walk not according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.

Psalm 40:8

I delight to do thy will, O my God; thy law is within my bowels.

Psalm 119:126

It is time for thee, O LORD, to act; for they have dissipated thy law.

Isaiah 42:21

The LORD, jealous for his righteousness, will magnify the law and enlarge it.

Jeremiah 8:8-9

How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Behold, certainly in vain did he make the pen; the scribes were in vain.

Jeremiah 31:33-34

But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, said the LORD, I will give my law in their souls and write it in their hearts and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Matthew 3:15

And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now, for thus it is expedient for us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

Matthew 5:20

For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

Matthew 15:6

and now has no need to honour his father or his mother with succour. Thus ye have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.

Romans 3:4

No, in no wise: for God is true, and every man a liar; as it is written, That thou might be justified in thy words and might overcome when thou dost judge.

Romans 4:14

For if those who are of the law are the heirs, faith is in vain, and the promise annulled,

Romans 7:7-14

What shall we say then? Is the law sin? No, in no wise. But, I did not know sin except by the law; for neither would I have known lust if the law did not say, Thou shalt not covet.

Romans 7:22

For I delight with the law of God with the inward man,

Romans 7:25

The grace of God, by Jesus, the Christ, our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God, but with the flesh the law of sin.

Romans 10:4

For Christ is the end of the law, to give righteousness to every one that believes.

Romans 13:8-10

Owe no one anything, but love one unto another; for he that loves his neighbour has fulfilled the law.

1 Corinthians 9:21

to those that are without law, as without law (being not without law of God, but under the law of Christ), that I might gain those that are without law.

Galatians 2:19

For through the law I am dead to the law, that I might live unto God.

Galatians 2:21

I do not reject the grace of God, for if righteousness comes by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.

Galatians 3:17-19

And this I say that regarding the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot cancel it, that it should make the promise of no effect.

Galatians 5:18-23

But if ye are led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.

Hebrews 10:15-16

Likewise the Holy Spirit gives us the same witness, who afterwards said,

James 2:8-12

If ye truly fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well;

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