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Galatians 2:17

17 But if, in our endeavor to be justified in Christ, we too were found qto be sinners, is Christ then a servant of sin? Certainly not!

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Galatians 2:17 — The New International Version (NIV)

17 “But if, in seeking to be justified in Christ, we Jews find ourselves also among the sinners, doesn’t that mean that Christ promotes sin? Absolutely not!

Galatians 2:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, is therefore Christ the minister of sin? God forbid.

Galatians 2:17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 But suppose we seek to be made right with God through faith in Christ and then we are found guilty because we have abandoned the law. Would that mean Christ has led us into sin? Absolutely not!

Galatians 2:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 “But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, is Christ therefore a minister of sin? Certainly not!

Galatians 2:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 We Jews came to Christ, trying to be made right with God, and it became clear that we are sinners, too. Does this mean that Christ encourages sin? No!

Galatians 2:17 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

17 But if, while we sought to be justified in Christ, we ourselves also were found sinners, is Christ a minister of sin? God forbid.

Galatians 2:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 Now if in seeking to be justified in Christ we also have been found sinners, then is Christ minister of sin? Far be the thought.

Galatians 2:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 If we, the same people who are searching for God’s approval in Christ, are still sinners, does that mean that Christ encourages us to sin? That’s unthinkable!

Galatians 2:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 But if we ourselves are also found to be “sinners” while seeking to be justified by Christ, is Christ then a promoter of sin? Absolutely not!

Galatians 2:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 But if, in our effort to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have been found to be sinners, is Christ then a servant of sin? Certainly not!

Galatians 2:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 But if while seeking to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also have been found to be sinners, then is Christ an agent of sin? May it never be!

Galatians 2:17 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

17 We are trying to be made right with God through Christ. But it is clear that we are sinners. So does that mean that Christ causes us to sin? Certainly not!

Galatians 2:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 “But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found sinners, is Christ then a minister of sin? May it never be!


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