Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

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.

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 unless you can deny that it is one and the same God who will pronounce the circumcised to be acquitted on the ground of faith, and the uncircumcised to be acquitted through the same faith. 31 Do we then by means of this faith abolish the Law? No, indeed; we give the Law a firmer footing.



Cross References

Matthew 5:17

"Do not for a moment suppose that I have come to abrogate the Law or the Prophets: I have not come to abrogate them but to give them their completion.

Romans 8:4

in order that in our case the requirements of the Law might be fully met. For our lives are regulated not by our earthly, but by our spiritual natures.

Romans 8:4

in order that in our case the requirements of the Law might be fully met. For our lives are regulated not by our earthly, but by our spiritual natures.

Romans 8:4

in order that in our case the requirements of the Law might be fully met. For our lives are regulated not by our earthly, but by our spiritual natures.

Romans 8:4

in order that in our case the requirements of the Law might be fully met. For our lives are regulated not by our earthly, but by our spiritual natures.

Romans 8:4-9

in order that in our case the requirements of the Law might be fully met. For our lives are regulated not by our earthly, but by our spiritual natures.

Romans 8:4-34

in order that in our case the requirements of the Law might be fully met. For our lives are regulated not by our earthly, but by our spiritual natures.

Matthew 3:15

"Let it be so on this occasion," Jesus replied; "for so we ought to fulfil every religious duty." Then he consented;

Matthew 5:20

For I assure you that unless your righteousness greatly surpasses that of the Scribes and the Pharisees, you will certainly not find entrance into the Kingdom of the Heavens.

Matthew 15:6

he shall be absolved from honouring his father'; and so you have abrogated God's Word for the sake of your tradition.

Romans 3:4

No, indeed; let us hold God to be true, though every man should prove to be false. As it stands written, "That Thou mayest be shown to be just in the sentence Thou pronouncest, and gain Thy cause when Thou contendest."

Romans 4:14

For if it is the righteous through Law who are heirs, then faith is useless and the promise counts for nothing.

Romans 7:7-14

What follows? Is the Law itself a sinful thing? No, indeed; on the contrary, unless I had been taught by the Law, I should have known nothing of sin as sin. For instance, I should not have known what covetousness is, if the Law had not repeatedly said, "Thou shalt not covet."

Romans 7:22

For in my inmost self all my sympathy is with the Law of God;

Romans 7:25

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!)

Romans 10:4

For as a means of righteousness Christ is the termination of Law to every believer.

Romans 13:8-10

Owe nothing to any one except mutual love; for he who loves his fellow man has satisfied the demands of Law.

1 Corinthians 9:21

to men without Law as if I were without Law--although I am not without Law in relation to God but am abiding in Christ's Law--in order to win those who are without Law.

Galatians 2:19

for it is by the Law that I have died to the Law, in order that I may live to God.

Galatians 2:21

I do not nullify the grace of God; for if acquittal from guilt is obtainable through the Law, then Christ has died in vain."

Galatians 3:17-19

I mean that the Covenant which God had already formally made is not abrogated by the Law which was given four hundred and thirty years later--so as to annul the promise.

Galatians 5:18-23

But if the Spirit is leading you, you are not subject to Law.

Hebrews 10:15-16

And the Holy Spirit also gives us His testimony; for when He had said,

James 2:8-12

If, however, you are keeping the Law as supreme, in obedience to the Commandment which says "You are to love your fellow man just as you love yourself," you are acting rightly.

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