Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

For the Law inflicts punishment; but where no Law exists, there can be no violation of Law.

New American Standard Bible

for the Law brings about wrath, but where there is no law, there also is no violation.

King James Version

Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Holman Bible

For the law produces wrath. And where there is no law, there is no transgression.

International Standard Version

for the Law produces wrath. Now where there is no Law, neither can there be any violation of it.

A Conservative Version

For the law works wrath. For where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

American Standard Version

for the law worketh wrath; but where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Amplified

For the Law results in [God’s] wrath [against sin], but where there is no law, there is no violation [of it either].

An Understandable Version

For the law brings [God's] wrath [i.e., because of man's failure to obey it perfectly], but where there is no law, there is no [responsibility for] sin.

Anderson New Testament

for the law inflicts punishment; for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Bible in Basic English

For the outcome of the law is wrath; but where there is no law it will not be broken.

Common New Testament

because the law brings wrath, for where there is no law there is no transgression.

Daniel Mace New Testament

because the effect of the law is punishment: for if there had been no law, there could have been no transgression.

Darby Translation

For law works wrath; but where no law is neither is there transgression.

Godbey New Testament

For the law works out wrath: for where there is no law, there is no transgression.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the Law only brings down God's wrath; where there is no law, there is no violation of it.

John Wesley New Testament

Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Julia Smith Translation

For the law works wrath: for where is no law, no transgression.

King James 2000

Because the law works wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the law produces wrath, but where [there] is no law, neither [is there] transgression.

Modern King James verseion

because the Law works out wrath, for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Because the law causeth wrath. For where no law is, there is no transgression.

Moffatt New Testament

(What the Law produces is the Wrath, not the promise of God; where there is no law, there is no transgression either.)

Montgomery New Testament

For law works wrath; but where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

NET Bible

For the law brings wrath, because where there is no law there is no transgression either.

New Heart English Bible

For the law works wrath, for where there is no law, neither is there disobedience.

Noyes New Testament

For the Law is the cause of wrath; for where there is no law there is no transgression.

Sawyer New Testament

For the law produces wrath; for where there is no law there is no transgression.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the law, worketh out anger, but, where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for the law causeth wrath: for where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Law entails punishment; but, where no Law exists, no breach of it is possible.

Webster

Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

Williams New Testament

For the law results in wrath alone, but where there is no law, there can be no violation of it.

World English Bible

For the law works wrath, for where there is no law, neither is there disobedience.

Worrell New Testament

for the law works wrath; but where there is no law, there is no transgression.

Worsley New Testament

Now the law worketh wrath; for where there is no law, there is no transgression.

Youngs Literal Translation

for the law doth work wrath; for where law is not, neither is transgression.

Interlinear

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

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

κατεργάζομαι 
Katergazomai 
work, do, do deed, to perform, cause, work out
Usage: 24

ὀργή 
Orge 
Usage: 35

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

οὗ 
Hou 
Usage: 40

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

there is no
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

References

American

Easton

Sin

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Promise To Abraham Secured Through Faith

14 For if it is the righteous through Law who are heirs, then faith is useless and the promise counts for nothing. 15 For the Law inflicts punishment; but where no Law exists, there can be no violation of Law. 16 All depends on faith, and for this reason--that acceptance with God might be an act of pure grace,


Cross References

Galatians 3:10

All who are depending upon their own obedience to the Law are under a curse, for it is written, "Cursed is every one who does not remain faithful to all the precepts of the Law, and practise them."

Romans 5:13

For prior to the Law sin was already in the world; only it is not entered in the account against us when no Law exists.

1 Corinthians 15:56

Now sin is the sting of death, and sin derives its power from the Law;

Romans 7:7-25

What follows? Is the Law itself a sinful thing? No, indeed; on the contrary, unless I had been taught by the Law, I should have known nothing of sin as sin. For instance, I should not have known what covetousness is, if the Law had not repeatedly said, "Thou shalt not covet."

Galatians 3:19

Why then was the Law given? It was imposed later on for the sake of defining sin, until the seed should come to whom God had made the promise; and its details were laid down by a mediator with the help of angels.

1 John 3:4

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.

1 John 3:4

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.

1 John 3:4-28

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.

1 John 3:4

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.

1 John 3:4

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.

1 John 3:4

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.

1 John 3:4

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.

1 John 3:4

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.

John 3:36

He who believes in the Son has the Life of the Ages; he who disobeys the Son will not enter into Life, but God's anger remains upon him.

John 15:22

"If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have had no sin; but as the case stands they are without excuse for their sin.

Acts 17:30-31

Those times of ignorance God viewed with indulgence. But now He commands all men everywhere to repent,

Romans 1:17

For in the Good News a righteousness which comes from God is being revealed, depending on faith and tending to produce faith; as the Scripture has it, "The righteous man shall live by faith."

Romans 2:5-6

The fact is that in the stubbornness of your impenitent heart you are treasuring up against yourself anger on the day of Anger--the day when the righteousness of God's judgements will stand revealed.

Romans 2:12-13

For all who have sinned apart from the Law will also perish apart from the Law, and all who have sinned whilst living under the Law, will be judged by the Law.

Romans 3:19-20

But it cannot be denied that all that the Law says is addressed to those who are living under the Law, in order that every mouth may be stopped, and that the whole world may await sentence from God.

Romans 5:20-21

Now Law was brought in later on, so that transgression might increase. But where sin increased, grace has overflowed;

2 Corinthians 3:7-9

If, however, the service that proclaims death--its code being engraved in writing upon stones--came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look steadily on the face of Moses because of the brightness of his face--a vanishing brightness;

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for it is on account of these very sins that God's anger is coming upon the disobedient.

Colossians 3:6

It is on account of these very sins that God's anger is coming,

Revelation 6:16-17

while they called to the mountains and the rocks, saying, "Fall on us and hide us from the presence of Him who sits on the throne and from the anger of the Lamb;

Revelation 19:15

From His mouth there comes a sharp sword with which He will smite the nations; and He will Himself be their Shepherd, ruling them with a scepter of iron; and it is His work to tread the winepress of the fierce anger of God, the Ruler of all.

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