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Romans 3:20

20 For no one can ever be made right with God by doing what the law commands. The law simply shows us how sinful we are.

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Romans 3:20 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin.

Romans 3:20 — English Standard Version (ESV)

20 For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:20 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:20 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 Therefore by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight, for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:20 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 because no one can be made right with God by following the law. The law only shows us our sin.

Romans 3:20 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

20 because by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified in his sight; for through the law cometh the knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 Wherefore by works of law no flesh shall be justified before him; for by law is knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 Not one person can have God’s approval by following Moses’ Teachings. Moses’ Teachings show what sin is.

Romans 3:20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 For no one will be justified in His sight by the works of the law, because the knowledge of sin comes through the law.

Romans 3:20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 For “no human being will be justified in his sight” by deeds prescribed by the law, for through the law comes the knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 For by the works of the law no person will be declared righteous before him, for through the law comes knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:20 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

20 So it can’t be said that anyone will be made right with God by obeying the law. Not at all! The law makes us more aware of our sin.

Romans 3:20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.