Romans 3:6

“God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

God forbid: for then how shall God iudge the world?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?
- American Standard Version (1901)

In no way: because if it is so, how is God able to be the judge of all the world?
- Basic English Bible

Far be the thought: since how shall God judge the world?
- Darby Bible

By no means: for then how shall God judge the world?
- Webster's Bible

No indeed; for in that case how shall He judge all mankind?)
- Weymouth Bible

May it never be! For then how will God judge the world?
- World English Bible

Aftir man Y seie. God forbede. Ellis hou schal God deme this world?
- Wycliffe Bible

let it not be! since how shall God judge the world?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 3:6


3:6 God forbid - By no means. If it were unjust in God to punish that unrighteousness which is subservient to his own glory, how should God judge the world - Since all the unrighteousness in the world will then commend the righteousness of God.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 3:6


Ro 3:6 How shall God judge the world? How, if no sin is punished which God turns to some good purpose, shall he judge all men according to their deeds?

Discussion for Romans 3:6

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