Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For if those who are of the Law are heirs, faith is made void and the promise is nullified;

King James Version

For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect:

Holman Bible

If those who are of the law are heirs, faith is made empty and the promise is canceled.

International Standard Version

For if those who were given the Law are the heirs, then faith is useless and the promise is worthless,

A Conservative Version

For if those from law are heirs, faith has been made void, and the promise has been made useless.

American Standard Version

For if they that are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise is made of none effect:

Amplified

If it is the adherents of the Law who are to be the heirs, then faith is made futile and empty of all meaning and the promise [of God] is made void (is annulled and has no power).

An Understandable Version

For if [only] those who are obedient to the law deserve an inheritance, [then their] faith [in God] is for nothing, and God's promise is nullified.

Anderson New Testament

For if they that are of the law be heirs, the faith is made powerless, and the promise is unmeaning;

Bible in Basic English

For if they who are of the law are the people who get the heritage, then faith is made of no use, and the word of God has no power;

Common New Testament

For if those who are of the law are to be the heirs, faith has no value and the promise is void,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if they only who are of the law have right of possession, faith is made useless, and the promise becomes of no effect.

Darby Translation

For if they which are of law be heirs, faith is made vain, and the promise made of no effect.

Godbey New Testament

For if the heirs were by the law, faith has been made void, and the promise vitiated.

Goodspeed New Testament

For if it is the adherents of the Law who are to possess it, faith is nullified and the promise amounts to nothing!

John Wesley New Testament

For if they who are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise of no effect.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For if those who are of the law are the heirs, faith is in vain, and the promise annulled,

Julia Smith Translation

For if they of the law, heirs, faith was made void, and the promise left inactive:

King James 2000

For if they who are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if those of the law [are] heirs, faith is rendered void and the promise is nullified.

Modern King James verseion

For if they of the Law are heirs, faith is made void and the promise is made of no effect;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if they which are of the law be heirs, then is faith but vain, and the promise of none effect.

Moffatt New Testament

For if it is adherents of the Law who are heirs, then faith is empty of all meaning and the promise is void.

Montgomery New Testament

For if those who are righteous through law are heirs, faith is empty and the promise becomes void.

NET Bible

For if they become heirs by the law, faith is empty and the promise is nullified.

New Heart English Bible

For if those who are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise is made of no effect.

Noyes New Testament

For if they that are of the Law are heirs, then faith becometh a vain thing, and the promise is made of no effect.

Sawyer New Testament

For if the subjects of the law are heirs, the faith is done away and the promise abrogated.

The Emphasized Bible

For, if they who are of law are heirs, made void is faith and of no effect is the promise.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if they who are of the law are heirs, faith becomes vain, and the promise is useless:

Twentieth Century New Testament

If those who take their stand on Law are to inherit the world, then faith is robbed of its meaning and the promise comes to nothing!

Webster

For if they who are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of no effect.

Weymouth New Testament

For if it is the righteous through Law who are heirs, then faith is useless and the promise counts for nothing.

Williams New Testament

For if the law party is to possess the world, then faith has been nullified and the promise has been made null and void.

World English Bible

For if those who are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise is made of no effect.

Worrell New Testament

For, if those who are of the law are heirs, faith has been made void, and the promise has been brought to nought;

Worsley New Testament

for if they only that are of the law be heirs, faith is made useless, and the promise is become of no effect.

Youngs Literal Translation

for if they who are of law are heirs, the faith hath been made void, and the promise hath been made useless;

Interlinear

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

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


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
Usage: 179

be heirs
κληρονόμος 
Kleronomos 
Usage: 12

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

κενόω 
Kenoo 
Usage: 5

and

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

the promise
ἐπαγγελία 
Epaggelia 
Usage: 51

References

American

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

The Promise To Abraham Secured Through Faith

13 For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith. 14 For if those who are of the Law are heirs, faith is made void and the promise is nullified; 15 for the Law brings about wrath, but where there is no law, there also is no violation.


Cross References

Numbers 30:12

"But if her husband indeed annuls them on the day he hears them, then whatever proceeds out of her lips concerning her vows or concerning the obligation of herself shall not stand; her husband has annulled them, and the LORD will forgive her.

Numbers 30:15

"But if he indeed annuls them after he has heard them, then he shall bear her guilt."

Psalm 119:126

It is time for the LORD to act, For they have broken Your law.

Isaiah 55:11

So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It will not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.

Jeremiah 19:7

"I will make void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place, and I will cause them to fall by the sword before their enemies and by the hand of those who seek their life; and I will give over their carcasses as food for the birds of the sky and the beasts of the earth.

Romans 3:31

Do we then nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.

Romans 4:16

For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,

Galatians 2:21

"I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness comes through the Law, then Christ died needlessly."

Galatians 3:18-24

For if the inheritance is based on law, it is no longer based on a promise; but God has granted it to Abraham by means of a promise.

Galatians 5:4

You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace.

Philippians 3:9

and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,

Hebrews 7:19

(for the Law made nothing perfect), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.

Hebrews 7:28

For the Law appoints men as high priests who are weak, but the word of the oath, which came after the Law, appoints a Son, made perfect forever.



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