Romans 5:13

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Romans 5:13

For vntill the Law sinne was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no Law.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for until the Law sin was in the world, but sin is not imputed when there is no law.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for until the law sin was in the world; but sin is not imputed when there is no law.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because, till the law came, sin was in existence, but sin is not put to the account of anyone when there is no law to be broken.
- Basic English Bible

(for until law sin was in [the] world; but sin is not put to account when there is no law;
- Darby Bible

For until the law, sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law.
- Webster's Bible

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.
- Weymouth Bible

For until the law, sin was in the world; but sin is not charged when there is no law.
- World English Bible

For `til to the lawe synne was in the world; but synne was not rettid, whanne lawe was not.
- Wycliffe Bible

for till law sin was in the world: and sin is not reckoned when there is not law;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Romans 5:13

Wesley's Notes for Romans 5:13


5:13 For until the law sin was in the world - All, I say, had sinned, for sin was in the world long before the written law; but, I grant, sin is not so much imputed, nor so severely punished by God, where there is no express law to convince men of it. Yet that all had sinned, even then, appears in that all died.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 5:13


Ro 5:13 For until the law sin was in the world. Paul now shows that all must have sinned in Adam. Until law is given sin is not imputed. Yet sin must have been in the world from the time of Adam until the law of Moses, because death, which is due to sin, reigned. The prevalence of death proved the existence of sin.

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