Romans 7:12

“Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore the Law is holy, and the Commandement holy, and iust, and good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So then, the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So that the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and righteous, and good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the law is holy, and its orders are holy, upright, and good.
- Basic English Bible

So that the law indeed [is] holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.
- Webster's Bible

So that the Law itself is holy, and the Commandment is holy, just and good.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore the law indeed is holy, and the commandment holy, and righteous, and good.
- World English Bible

Therfor the lawe is hooli, and the comaundement is hooli, and iust, and good.
- Wycliffe Bible

so that the law, indeed, [is] holy, and the command holy, and righteous, and good.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 7:12


7:12 The commandment - That is, every branch of the law. Is holy, and just, and good - It springs from, and partakes of, the holy nature of God; it is every way just and right in itself; it is designed wholly for the good of man.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 7:12


Ro 7:12 The law [is] holy. It occasions sin only because our carnal nature rebels against its holy restraints.

Discussion for Romans 7:12

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