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Romans 5:20

20 Now ithe law came in to increase the trespass, but where sin increased, jgrace abounded all the more,

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Romans 5:20 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 The law was brought in so that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace increased all the more,

Romans 5:20 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:

Romans 5:20 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 God’s law was given so that all people could see how sinful they were. But as people sinned more and more, God’s wonderful grace became more abundant.

Romans 5:20 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 Moreover the law entered that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace abounded much more,

Romans 5:20 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 The law came to make sin worse. But when sin grew worse, God’s grace increased.

Romans 5:20 — American Standard Version (ASV)

20 And the law came in besides, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace did abound more exceedingly:

Romans 5:20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 But law came in, in order that the offence might abound; but where sin abounded grace has overabounded,

Romans 5:20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 The laws in Moses’ Teachings were added to increase the failure. But where sin increased, God’s kindness increased even more.

Romans 5:20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 The law came along to multiply the trespass. But where sin multiplied, grace multiplied even more

Romans 5:20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 But law came in, with the result that the trespass multiplied; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

Romans 5:20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 Now the law came in as a side issue, in order that the trespass could increase, but where sin increased, grace was present in greater abundance,

Romans 5:20 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

20 The law was given so that sin would increase. But where sin increased, God’s grace increased even more.

Romans 5:20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,


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