Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


(For until the law sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law.

Bible References

But sin

Romans 4:15
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.
1 Corinthians 15:56
The [harmful] sting that causes [physical] death is sin [See Rom. 5:12]; and the power of sin [to do this] comes from the law. [See Rom. 8:2].
1 John 3:4
Every person who practices a life of sin is also breaking [God's] law, for sin is law-breaking.