Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I was once alive apart from the Law; but when the commandment came, sin became alive and I died;

King James Version

For I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

Holman Bible

Once I was alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin sprang to life

International Standard Version

At one time I was alive without any connection to the Law. But when the rule was revealed, sin sprang to life,

A Conservative Version

And I was alive once apart from law, but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

American Standard Version

And I was alive apart from the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died;

Amplified

Once I was alive, but quite apart from and unconscious of the Law. But when the commandment came, sin lived again and I died (was sentenced by the Law to death).

An Understandable Version

And I was [once] alive before being aware of the law [i.e., complacent and without a sense of guilt]; but when [awareness of] the commandment [not to sin] came, sin sprang to life,

Anderson New Testament

Indeed, I was alive with out the law, once; but when the commandment came, sin be came alive, and I died:

Bible in Basic English

And there was a time when I was living without the law: but when the law gave its orders, sin came to life and put me to death;

Common New Testament

I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin sprang to life and I died.

Daniel Mace New Testament

then it was I once liv'd secure; but when the prohibition came, sin exerted it self, and I was in a dying condition:

Darby Translation

But I was alive without law once; but the commandment having come, sin revived, but I died.

Godbey New Testament

But I was alive at one time without law: but the commandment having come, sin revived,

Goodspeed New Testament

I was once alive and without law, but when the command came, sin awoke and then I died;

John Wesley New Testament

And I was once alive without the law; but when the commandment came,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So that without the law I lived for some time; but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

Julia Smith Translation

And I was living without law once: and the command having come, sin came back to life, and I died.

King James 2000

For I was alive apart from the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I was alive once, apart from the law, but [when] the commandment came, sin sprang to life

Modern King James verseion

For I was alive without the law once. But when the commandment came, sin revived and I died.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I once lived without law: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I was dead.

Moffatt New Testament

I lived at one time without law myself, but when the command came home to me, sin sprang to life and I died;

Montgomery New Testament

Once I lived apart from the Law, myself; but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died;

NET Bible

And I was once alive apart from the law, but with the coming of the commandment sin became alive

New Heart English Bible

I was alive apart from the law once, but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

Noyes New Testament

And I, apart from the Law, was once alive; but when the commandment came, sin came to life again, and I died;

Sawyer New Testament

And I was alive without the law once, but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died,

The Emphasized Bible

And, I, was alive, apart from law, at one time, but, the commandment coming, sin sprang up to life,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For though I lived without the law formerly; yet when the commandment came, sin revived, but I died.

Twentieth Century New Testament

There was a time when I myself, unconscious of Law, was alive; but when the Commandment was brought home to me, sin sprang into life, while I died!

Webster

For I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

Weymouth New Testament

Once, apart from Law, I was alive, but when the Commandment came, sin sprang into life, and I died;

Williams New Testament

I was once alive when I had no connection with the law, but when the command came, sin revived, and then I died;

World English Bible

I was alive apart from the law once, but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

Worrell New Testament

And I was alive apart from the law once; but, when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.

Worsley New Testament

And I was heretofore alive without the law: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died:

Youngs Literal Translation

And I was alive apart from law once, and the command having come, the sin revived, and I died;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174
Usage: 174

ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

χωρίς 
Choris 
Usage: 38

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
Usage: 179

ποτέ 
Pote 
in time past, at any time, in times past, sometimes, sometime, once, not tr,
Usage: 28

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

ἀναζάω 
Anazao 
Usage: 3

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Context Readings

Knowledge Of Sin Comes Through The Law

8 But sin, taking opportunity through the commandment, produced in me coveting of every kind; for apart from the Law sin is dead. 9 I was once alive apart from the Law; but when the commandment came, sin became alive and I died; 10 and this commandment, which was to result in life, proved to result in death for me;


Cross References

Psalm 40:12

For evils beyond number have surrounded me; My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to see; They are more numerous than the hairs of my head, And my heart has failed me.

Matthew 5:21-26

"You have heard that the ancients were told, 'YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT MURDER' and 'Whoever commits murder shall be liable to the court.'

Matthew 15:4-6

"For God said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER,' and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH.'

Matthew 19:20

The young man said to Him, "All these things I have kept; what am I still lacking?"

Mark 7:8-13

"Neglecting the commandment of God, you hold to the tradition of men."

Luke 10:25-29

And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

Luke 15:29

"But he answered and said to his father, 'Look! For so many years I have been serving you and I have never neglected a command of yours; and yet you have never given me a young goat, so that I might celebrate with my friends;

Luke 18:9-12

And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:

Luke 18:21

And he said, "All these things I have kept from my youth."

Romans 3:19-20

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Romans 7:4

Therefore, my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God.

Romans 7:6

But now we have been released from the Law, having died to that by which we were bound, so that we serve in newness of the Spirit and not in oldness of the letter.

Romans 7:11

for sin, taking an opportunity through the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me.

Romans 7:21-23

I find then the principle that evil is present in me, the one who wants to do good.

Romans 8:7

because the mind set on the flesh is hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so,

Romans 10:5

For Moses writes that the man who practices the righteousness which is based on law shall live by that righteousness.

Galatians 2:19

"For through the Law I died to the Law, so that I might live to God.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Philippians 3:5-6

circumcised the eighth day, of the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the Law, a Pharisee;

James 2:10-11

For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of all.



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