Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

But Israel, pursuing the law for righteousness, has not achieved the righteousness of the law.

New American Standard Bible

but Israel, pursuing a law of righteousness, did not arrive at that law.

King James Version

But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.

International Standard Version

But Israel, who pursued righteousness based on the Law, did not achieve the Law.

A Conservative Version

But Israel who pursued a law of righteousness, did not arrive to a law of righteousness.

American Standard Version

but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not arrive at that law.

Amplified

Whereas Israel, though ever in pursuit of a law [for the securing] of righteousness (right standing with God), actually did not succeed in fulfilling the Law.

An Understandable Version

But the Israelites, who were attempting to become right with God by [conformity to] the law of Moses, never achieved [this righteousness] by that law.

Anderson New Testament

but Israel, who sought after a law of justification, has not attained to a law of justification.

Bible in Basic English

But Israel, going after a law of righteousness, did not get it.

Common New Testament

but Israel, who pursued the law of righteousness, has not attained that law.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Israel, who followed the law of justice, hath not attained to the law of justice.

Darby Translation

But Israel, pursuing after a law of righteousness, has not attained to that law.

Godbey New Testament

but Israel, following after the law, did not attain unto the law of righteousness.

Goodspeed New Testament

while Israel, straining after a law that should bring uprightness, did not come up to it.

John Wesley New Testament

But Israel following after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

And Israel following the law of justice, reached not the law of justice.

King James 2000

But Israel, who followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Israel, pursuing the law of righteousness, did not attain to the law.

Modern King James verseion

But Israel, who followed after a law of righteousness did not arrive at a law of righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Israel, which followed the law of righteousness, could not attain unto the law of righteousness.

Moffatt New Testament

whereas Israel who did aim at the law of righteousness have failed to reach that law.

Montgomery New Testament

But that the descendants of Israel, who were in pursuit of a law of righteousness, did not arrive at that law?

NET Bible

but Israel even though pursuing a law of righteousness did not attain it.

New Heart English Bible

but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not arrive at that law.

Noyes New Testament

while Israel, which strove after a law of righteousness, did not attain to a law of righteousness.

Sawyer New Testament

but Israel who pursued the law of righteousness did not attain to the law of righteousness.

The Emphasized Bible

Whereas, Israel, though in pursuit of a law of righteousness, unto a law, have not attained.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But Israel, pursuing after the law of righteousness, hath not come up to the law of righteousness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

While Israel, which was in search of a Law which would ensure righteousness, failed to discover one.

Webster

But Israel, who followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.

Weymouth New Testament

while the descendants of Israel, who were in pursuit of a Law that could give righteousness, have not arrived at one.

Williams New Testament

while Israel, though ever in pursuit of a law that would bring right standing, did not attain to it.

World English Bible

but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, didn't arrive at the law of righteousness.

Worrell New Testament

but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not attain to such a law.

Worsley New Testament

but Israel, who followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness: why?

Youngs Literal Translation

and Israel, pursuing a law of righteousness, at a law of righteousness did not arrive;

Interlinear

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

Ἰσραήλ 
Israel 
Usage: 57

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
νόμος 
Nomos 
Usage: 179
Usage: 179

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

φθάνω 
Phthano 
Usage: 5

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

φθάνω 
Phthano 
Usage: 5

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

References

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Context Readings

God Chose People Who Are Not Jewish

30 What should we say then? Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained righteousness—namely the righteousness that comes from faith. 31 But Israel, pursuing the law for righteousness, has not achieved the righteousness of the law. 32 Why is that? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as if it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone.



Cross References

Romans 11:7

What then? Israel did not find what it was looking for, but the elect did find it. The rest were hardened,

Isaiah 51:1

Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness,
you who seek the Lord:
Look to the rock from which you were cut,
and to the quarry from which you were dug.

Romans 3:20

For no one will be justified in His sight by the works of the law, because the knowledge of sin comes through the law.

Romans 4:14-15

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

Romans 9:30-32

What should we say then? Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained righteousness—namely the righteousness that comes from faith.

Romans 10:2-4

I can testify about them that they have zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

Galatians 3:10-11

For all who rely on the works of the law are under a curse, because it is written:Everyone who does not continue doing everything written in the book of the law is cursed.

Galatians 3:21

Is the law therefore contrary to God’s promises? Absolutely not! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, then righteousness would certainly be by the law.

Galatians 5:3-4

Again I testify to every man who gets himself circumcised that he is obligated to keep the entire law.

Philippians 3:6

regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness that is in the law, blameless.

James 2:10-11

For whoever keeps the entire law, yet fails in one point, is guilty of breaking it all.

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