Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Far be the thought: since how shall God judge the world?

New American Standard Bible

May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?

King James Version

God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?

Holman Bible

Absolutely not! Otherwise, how will God judge the world?

International Standard Version

Of course not! Otherwise, how could God judge the world?

A Conservative Version

May it not happen! Otherwise how will God judge the world?

American Standard Version

God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?

Amplified

By no means! Otherwise, how could God judge the world?

An Understandable Version

Certainly not, for then how could He judge the world?

Anderson New Testament

It can not be: for if so, how shall God judge the world?

Bible in Basic English

In no way: because if it is so, how is God able to be the judge of all the world?

Common New Testament

Certainly not! For then how could God judge the world?

Daniel Mace New Testament

not at all: for then how could God judge the world?

Godbey New Testament

It could not be so: then how will God judge the world?

Goodspeed New Testament

By no means, for then how could he judge the world?

John Wesley New Testament

I speak as a man. God forbid; for then how should God judge the world?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

No, in no wise: for then how shall God judge the world?

Julia Smith Translation

It may not be: for how shall God judge the world

King James 2000

God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?

Lexham Expanded Bible

May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?

Modern King James verseion

Let it not be! For then how shall God judge the world?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

God forbid. For how then shall God judge the world?

Moffatt New Testament

Never! In that case, how could he judge the world?

Montgomery New Testament

Be it far from us; for in that case how could God judge the world?

NET Bible

Absolutely not! For otherwise how could God judge the world?

New Heart English Bible

May it never be. For then how will God judge the world?

Noyes New Testament

Far be it! For then how shall God judge the world?

The Emphasized Bible

Far be it! Else how shall God judge the world?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

God forbid: for how then shall God judge the world?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Otherwise how can God judge the world?

Webster

By no means: for then how shall God judge the world?

Weymouth New Testament

No indeed; for in that case how shall He judge all mankind?)

Williams New Testament

Not at all! If that were so, how could He judge the world?

World English Bible

May it never be! For then how will God judge the world?

Worrell New Testament

It could not be! for, then, how shall God judge the world?

Worsley New Testament

for then how shall God judge the world?

Youngs Literal Translation

let it not be! since how shall God judge the world?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
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

ἐπεί 
Epei 
Usage: 26

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

Context Readings

Jews Still Have An Advantage

5 But if our unrighteousness commend God's righteousness, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who inflicts wrath? I speak according to man. 6 Far be the thought: since how shall God judge the world? 7 For if the truth of God, in my lie, has more abounded to his glory, why yet am I also judged as a sinner?


Cross References

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from thee to do so, to slay the righteous with the wicked, that the righteous should be as the wicked far be it from thee! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?

Job 8:3

Doth God pervert judgment, and the Almighty pervert justice?

Job 34:17-19

Should he that hateth right indeed govern? and wilt thou condemn the All-just?

Psalm 9:8

And it is he that will judge the world with righteousness; he shall execute judgment upon the peoples with equity.

Psalm 11:5-7

Jehovah trieth the righteous one; but the wicked, and him that loveth violence, his soul hateth.

Psalm 50:6

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness; for God executeth judgment himself. Selah.

Psalm 96:13

Before Jehovah, for he cometh; for he cometh to judge the earth: he will judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples in his faithfulness.

Psalm 98:9

Before Jehovah, for he cometh to judge the earth: he will judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with equity.

Acts 17:31

because he has set a day in which he is going to judge the habitable earth in righteousness by the man whom he has appointed, giving the proof of it to all in having raised him from among the dead.

Romans 2:16

in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men, according to my glad tidings, by Jesus Christ.

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