Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

What then? Are we better? Not at all. For we already charged both Jews and Greeks to all be under sin,

New American Standard Bible

What then? Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin;

King James Version

What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;

Holman Bible

What then? Are we any better? Not at all! For we have previously charged that both Jews and Gentiles are all under sin,

International Standard Version

What, then, does this mean? Are we Jews any better off? Not at all! For we have already accused everyone, both Jews and Greeks, of being under the power of sin.

American Standard Version

What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we before laid to the charge both of Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin;

Amplified

Well then, are we [Jews] better off than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks (Gentiles) are under the control of sin and subject to its power.

An Understandable Version

What then? Are we [Jews] any better off [than those Gentiles]? No, not at all, for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks [i.e., Gentiles] alike are under [the power of] sin,

Anderson New Testament

What then? Do we, Jews, excel? Not at all: for we have already convicted all, both Jews and Greeks, of being under sin,

Bible in Basic English

What then? are we worse off than they? In no way: because we have before made it clear that Jews as well as Greeks are all under the power of sin;

Common New Testament

What then? Are we Jews any better off? Certainly not; for we have already charged that all men, both Jews and Greeks, are under the power of sin.

Daniel Mace New Testament

"how then are we better than they?" why, not at all: for we have already convicted both Jews and Gentiles, of being all under the guilt of sin.

Darby Translation

What then? are we better? No, in no wise: for we have before charged both Jews and Greeks with being all under sin:

Godbey New Testament

Then what? are we the better? By no means: for we have proven already that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin;

Goodspeed New Testament

What does this mean? Are we Jews at a disadvantage? Not at all. We have already charged Jews and Greeks all alike with being under the control of sin.

John Wesley New Testament

What then? Are we better than they? In no wise: for we have before proved all, both Jews and Gentiles, to be under sin.

Julia Smith Translation

What advantage therefore have we? Not in any way: for we before accused both Jews and Greeks, all to be under sin.

King James 2000

What then? are we better than they? No, in no way: for we have before proved both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin;

Lexham Expanded Bible

What then? Do we have an advantage? Not at all. For we have already charged both Jews and Greeks are all under sin,

Modern King James verseion

What then? Do we excel? No, in no way; for we have before charged both Jews and Greeks all with being under sin,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What say we then? Are we better than they? No, in no wise. For we have already proved how that both Jews and gentiles are all under sin,

Moffatt New Testament

Well now, are we Jews in a better position? Not at all. I have already charged all, Jews as well as Greeks, with being under sin ??10 as it is written, None is righteous, no, not one;

Montgomery New Testament

What then? Are we Jews in a better position? Not at all, for I have already charged all, both Jews and Gentiles, with being under sin.

NET Bible

What then? Are we better off? Certainly not, for we have already charged that Jews and Greeks alike are all under sin,

New Heart English Bible

What then? Are we better than they? No, in no way. For we previously warned both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin.

Noyes New Testament

What then? Are we better than others? By no means! For we have already brought a charge both against Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin.

Sawyer New Testament

What defense then have we? None at all; for we before asserted that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin,

The Emphasized Bible

What then? do we screen ourselves? Not at all! For we have before accused both Jews and Greeks of being, all under sin;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

What then? have we pre-eminence? Not at all: for we have before proved that both the Jews and Greeks are all under sin;

Twentieth Century New Testament

What follows, then? Are we Jews in any way superior to others? Not at all. Our indictment against both Jews and Greeks was that all alike were in subjection to sin.

Webster

What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;

Weymouth New Testament

What then? Are we Jews more highly estimated than they? Not in the least; for we have already charged all Jews and Gentiles alike with being in thraldom to sin.

Williams New Testament

What is our conclusion then? Is it that we Jews are better than they? Not at all! For we have already charged that Jews and Greeks alike are all under the sway of sin,

World English Bible

What then? Are we better than they? No, in no way. For we previously warned both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin.

Worrell New Testament

What, then? Are we better than they? Not at all; for we before charged that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin;

Worsley New Testament

"What then are we the better?" Not at all, in point of justification; for we have before proved that both Jews and Gentiles are all under sin: as it is written,

Youngs Literal Translation

What, then? are we better? not at all! for we did before charge both Jews and Greeks with being all under sin,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

are we better
προέχομαι 
Proechomai 
be better
Usage: 1

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

in no wise
πάντως 
Pantos 
by all means, altogether, surely, must needs , no doubt, in no wise, at all
Usage: 8

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

προαιτιάομαι 
Proaitiaomai 
Usage: 1


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

and
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

Ἕλλην 
hellen 
Usage: 27

εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

Images Romans 3:9

Prayers for Romans 3:9

Context Readings

Crowds By The Sea

8 and not (as we are slandered, and as some affirm us to say) that we may do evil so that good things may come (whose condemnation is just)? 9 What then? Are we better? Not at all. For we already charged both Jews and Greeks to all be under sin, 10 as it is written, There is no righteous man, not even one.



Cross References

Galatians 3:22

But scripture confined all things under sin, so that the promise from faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that as many things as the law says, it says to those in the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become accountable to God.

Isaiah 65:5

who say, Stand by thyself, do not come near to me, for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burns all the day.

Luke 7:39

But when the Pharisee who invited him saw it, he spoke within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would know who and what kind the woman is who touches him, that she is sinful.

Luke 18:9-14

And he also spoke this parable to some of those who were persuaded in themselves that they were righteous, and disdained other men.

Romans 1:18-29

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all irreverence and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,

Romans 3:5

But if our unrighteousness commends the righteousness of God, what will we say? Is God unrighteous inflicting wrath? (I speak according to a man.)

Romans 3:22-23

And the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ is for all and upon all those who believe, for there is no distinction.

Romans 6:15

What then? May we sin, because we are not under law but under grace? May it not happen!

Romans 11:7

What then? What Israel seeks, this it did not obtain. But the chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened,

Romans 11:32

For God has confined all men in disobedience, so that he might be merciful to all.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who makes thee different? And what have thou that thou did not receive? And also if thou received it, why do thou boast as not having received it?

1 Corinthians 10:19

What therefore do I say, that an idol is anything, or that a sacrifice to an idol is anything?

1 Corinthians 14:15

What is it therefore? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the intellect also. I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the intellect also.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are from works of law are under a curse, for it is written, Cursed is every man who does not continue in all things written in the book of the law, to do them.

Philippians 1:18

What then? Except in every way, whether in pretence or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and in this I rejoice, but also I will rejoice.

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