Romans 7:13
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English Standard Version
Did that which is good, then, bring death to me? By no means! It was sin, producing death in me through what is good, in order that sin might be shown to be sin, and through the commandment might become sinful beyond measure.

King James Bible
Was then that which is good made death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good; that sin by the commandment might become exceeding sinful.

American Standard Version
Did then that which is good become death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might be shown to be sin, by working death to me through that which is good; --that through the commandment sin might become exceeding sinful.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Was that then which is good, made death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it may appear sin, by that which is good, wrought death in me; that sin, by the commandment, might become sinful above measure.

English Revised Version
Did then that which is good become death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might be shewn to be sin, by working death to me through that which is good;--that through the commandment sin might become exceeding sinful.

Webster's Bible Translation
Was then that which is good made death to me? By no means. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good; that sin by the commandment might become exceeding sinful.

Weymouth New Testament
Did then a thing which is good become death to me? No, indeed, but sin did; so that through its bringing about death by means of what was good, it might be seen in its true light as sin, in order that by means of the Commandment the unspeakable sinfulness of sin might be plainly shown.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Exceeding (καθ' ὑπερβολὴν)

An adverbial phrase. Lit., according to excess. The noun ὑπερβολή means a casting beyond. The English hyperbole is a transcription.

Romans 7:13 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

then.

Romans 8:3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh...

Galatians 3:21 Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life...

But sin.

Romans 7:8-11 But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, worked in me all manner of concupiscence. For without the law sin was dead...

Romans 5:20 Moreover the law entered, that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:

James 1:13-15 Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempts he any man...

Cross References
Matthew 28:8
So they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples.

Luke 20:16
He will come and destroy those tenants and give the vineyard to others." When they heard this, they said, "Surely not!"

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