Parallel Verses

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.

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,

A Conservative Version

What then? Are we better? Not at all. For we already charged both Jews and Greeks to all be under 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] superior and better off than they? No, not at all. We have already charged that all men, both Jews and Greeks (Gentiles), are under sin [held down by and subject to its power and control].

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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;

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 Or can we say as some people slander us by claiming that we say "Let's do evil that good may result"? They deserve to be condemned! 9 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. 10 As it is written, "Not even one person is righteous.



Cross References

Galatians 3:22

But the Scripture has captured everything by means of sin's net, so that what was promised by the faithfulness of the Messiah might be granted to those who believe.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says applies to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God.

Isaiah 65:5

who say, "Keep to yourself!' "Don't touch me!' and "I am too holy for you!' "Such people are smoke in my nostrils, a fire that keeps burning all day long.

Luke 7:39

Now the Pharisee who had invited Jesus saw this and told himself, "If this man were a prophet, he would have known who is touching him and what kind of woman she is. She's a sinner!"

Luke 18:9-14

Jesus also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves, thinking they were righteous, but who looked down on everyone else:

Romans 1:18-29

For God's wrath is being revealed from heaven against all the ungodliness and wickedness of those who in their wickedness suppress the truth.

Romans 3:5

But if our unrighteousness serves to confirm God's righteousness, what can we say? God is not unrighteous when he vents his wrath on us, is he? (I am talking in human terms.)

Romans 3:22-23

God's righteousness through the faithfulness of Jesus the Messiah for all who believe. For there is no distinction among people,

Romans 6:15

What, then, does this mean? Should we go on sinning because we are not under Law but under grace? Of course not!

Romans 11:7

What, then, does this mean? It means that Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking, but the selected group obtained it while the rest were hardened.

Romans 11:32

For God has locked all people in the prison of their own disobedience so that he may have mercy on them all.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who makes you superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not receive it?

1 Corinthians 10:19

Am I suggesting that an offering made to idols means anything, or that an idol itself means anything?

1 Corinthians 14:15

What does this mean? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my mind. I will sing psalms with my spirit, but I will also sing psalms with my mind.

Galatians 3:10

Certainly all who depend on the actions of the Law are under a curse. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who does not obey everything that is written in the Book of the Law!"

Philippians 1:18

But so what? Just this that in every way, whether by false or true motives, the Messiah is being proclaimed. Because of this, I rejoice and will continue to rejoice.

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