Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

If, for instance, a falsehood of mine has made God's truthfulness more conspicuous, redounding to His glory, why am I judged all the same as a sinner?

New American Standard Bible

But if through my lie the truth of God abounded to His glory, why am I also still being judged as a sinner?

King James Version

For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?

Holman Bible

But if by my lie God’s truth is amplified to His glory, why am I also still judged as a sinner?

International Standard Version

For if through my falsehood God's truthfulness glorifies him even more, why am I still being condemned as a sinner?

A Conservative Version

For if by my lie, the truth of God abounded to his glory, why am I also still judged as sinful,

American Standard Version

But if the truth of God through my lie abounded unto his glory, why am I also still judged as a sinner?

Amplified

But [as you might say] if through my lie God’s truth was magnified and abounded to His glory, why am I still being judged as a sinner?

An Understandable Version

But if my "lie" [i.e., as you Jews call it] would result in God's truthfulness [about you Jews] increasing the honor He receives, why am I also still judged to be a sinner [by you]?

Anderson New Testament

Yet, if the truth of God has, through my lie, been greatly advanced to his glory, why am I still judged as a sinner?

Bible in Basic English

But if, because I am untrue, God being seen to be true gets more glory, why am I to be judged as a sinner?

Common New Testament

But if through my falsehood God's truthfulness abounds to his glory, why am I still being condemned as a sinner?

Daniel Mace New Testament

"but, say you, if the veracity of God hath appeared more illustrious thro' my unfaithfulness, why then am I condemned as a sinner?

Darby Translation

For if the truth of God, in my lie, has more abounded to his glory, why yet am I also judged as a sinner?

Godbey New Testament

And if the truth of God through my falsehood abounded unto His glory, why am I still judged as a sinner?

Goodspeed New Testament

But, you say, if a falsehood of mine has brought great honor to God by bringing out his truthfulness, why am I tried for being a sinner?

John Wesley New Testament

But if the truth of God hath abounded to his glory through my lie, why am I still judged as a sinner?

Julia Smith Translation

For if the truth of God in my lying abounded to his glory; why yet am I judged as sinful?

King James 2000

For if the truth of God has more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if by my lying, the truth of God abounded to his glory, why am I also still condemned as a sinner?

Modern King James verseion

For if in my lie the truth has more abounded to His glory why am I still judged as a sinner?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If the verity of God appear more excellent through my lie, unto his praise, why am I henceforth judged as a sinner?

Moffatt New Testament

You say, "If my perfidy serves to make the truthfulness of God redound to his glory, why am I to be judged as a sinner?

Montgomery New Testament

But if by a falsehood of mine the truthfulness of God has been made to redound to his glory, why am I still tried as a sinner?

NET Bible

For if by my lie the truth of God enhances his glory, why am I still actually being judged as a sinner?

New Heart English Bible

For if the truth of God through my lie abounded to his glory, why am I also still judged as a sinner?

Noyes New Testament

For if, through my being false, the truth of God hath been more abundantly manifested to his glory, why am I still judged as a sinner?

Sawyer New Testament

For if the truth of God abounded by my falsehood to his glory, why am I also yet judged as a sinner?

The Emphasized Bible

But, if, the truth of God, by my falsehood, hath the more abounded unto his glory, why, any longer, am, even I, as a sinner, to be judged?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if the truth of God by my lying hath more abundantly contributed to his glory; why am I notwithstanding judged as a sinner?

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, if my falsehood redounds to the glory of God, by making his truthfulness more apparent, why am I like others, still condemned as a sinner?

Webster

For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie to his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?

Williams New Testament

But, as you say, if the truthfulness of God has redounded to His glory because of my falsehood, why am I still condemned as a sinner?

World English Bible

For if the truth of God through my lie abounded to his glory, why am I also still judged as a sinner?

Worrell New Testament

But, if the truth of God, through my lie, abounded unto His glory, why am I also still judged as a sinner?

Worsley New Testament

"But, say you, if the truth of God hath abounded unto his glory through my falshood, why yet am I also judged as a sinner?

Youngs Literal Translation

for if the truth of God in my falsehood did more abound to His glory, why yet am I also as a sinner judged?

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

the truth
ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

my
ἐμός 
Emos 
my, mine, mine own, of me, I
Usage: 25

lie
ψεῦσμα 
Pseusma 
lie
Usage: 1

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

his

Usage: 0

δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

yet
ἔτι 
Eti 
Usage: 75

am I also
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

Context Readings

Crowds By The Sea

6 No indeed; for in that case how shall He judge all mankind?) 7 If, for instance, a falsehood of mine has made God's truthfulness more conspicuous, redounding to His glory, why am I judged all the same as a sinner? 8 And why should we not say--for so they wickedly misrepresent us, and so some charge us with arguing--"Let us do evil that good may come"? The condemnation of those who would so argue is just.



Cross References

Matthew 26:34

"In solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that this very night, before the cock crows, you will three times disown me."

Matthew 26:69-75

Peter meanwhile was sitting outside in the court of the palace, when one of the maidservants came over to him and said, "You too were with Jesus the Galilaean."

Acts 2:23

delivered up through God's settled purpose and foreknowledge--you by the hands of Gentiles have nailed to a cross and have put to death.

Acts 13:27-29

For the people of Jerusalem and their rulers, by the judgement they pronounced on Jesus, have actually fulfilled the predictions of the Prophets which are read Sabbath after Sabbath, through ignorance of those predictions and of Him.

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 9:19-20

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

Romans 9:19-9

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

Romans 9:19

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

Romans 9:19-14

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

Romans 9:19-20

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

Romans 9:19

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

Romans 9:19

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

Romans 9:19

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

Romans 9:19-18

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

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