Parallel Verses

King James 2000

God forbid: for then 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

Certainly not! For otherwise, how will 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?

Darby Translation

Far be the thought: since how shall 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?

Julia Smith Translation

It may not be: for 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 commends the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who takes vengeance? (I speak as a man) 6 God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world? 7 For if the truth of God has more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?


Cross References

Genesis 18:25

That be far from you to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from you: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?

Job 8:3

Does God pervert judgment? or does the Almighty pervert justice?

Job 34:17-19

Shall even he that hates right govern? and will you condemn him that is most just?

Psalm 9:8

And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.

Psalm 11:5-7

The LORD tests the righteous: but the wicked and him that loves violence his soul hates.

Psalm 50:6

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.

Psalm 96:13

Before the LORD: for he comes, for he comes to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.

Psalm 98:9

Before the LORD; for he comes to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

Acts 17:31

Because he has appointed a day, in which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; and of this he has given assurance unto all men, in that he has raised him from the dead.

Romans 2:16

In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.

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