Romans 4:15
Good News Translation
The Law brings down God's anger; but where there is no law, there is no disobeying of the law.

Contemporary English Version
God becomes angry when his Law is broken. But where there isn't a law, it cannot be broken.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the law worketh wrath. For where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For the law worketh wrath. For where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Because.

Romans 1:17 For the justice of God is revealed therein, from faith unto faith, as it is written: The just man liveth by faith.

Romans 2:5,6 But according to thy hardness and impenitent heart, thou treasurest up to thyself wrath, against the day of wrath and revelation of the just judgment of God: . . .

Romans 3:19,20 Now we know that what things soever the law speaketh, it speaketh to them that are in the law: that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be made subject to God. . . .

Romans 5:13,20,21 For until the law sin was in the world: but sin was not imputed, when the law was not. . . .

Romans 7:7-11 What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? God forbid! But I do not know sin, but by the law. For I had not known concupiscence, if the law did not say: Thou shalt not covet. . . .

Numbers 32:14 And behold, said he, you are risen up instead of your fathers, the increase and offspring of sinful men, to augment the fury of the Lord against Israel.

Deuteronomy 29:20-28 And the Lord should not forgive him: but his wrath and jealousy against that man should be exceedingly enkindled at that time, and all the curses that are written in this volume should light upon him: and the Lord should blot out his name from under heaven, . . .

2 Kings 22:13 Go and consult the Lord for me, and for the people, and for all Juda, concerning the words of this book which is found: for the great wrath of the Lord is kindled against us, because our fathers have not hearkened to the words of this book, to do all that is written for us.

Jeremiah 4:8 For this gird yourselves with haircloth, lament and howl: for the fierce anger of the Lord is not turned away from us.

Lamentations 2:22 Thau. Thou hast called as to a festival, those that should terrify me round about, and there was none in the day of the wrath of the Lord that escaped and was left: those that I brought up, and nourished, my enemy hath consumed them.

Ezekiel 7:19 Their silver shall be cast forth, and their gold shall become a dunghill. Their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the Lord. They shall not satisfy their soul, and their bellies shall not be filled: because it hath been the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

Zephaniah 1:18 Neither shall their silver and their gold be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the Lord: all the land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy destruction of all them that dwell in the land.

John 3:36 He that believeth in the Son hath life everlasting: but he that believeth not the Son shall not see life: but the wrath of God abideth on him.

John 15:22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin: but now they have no excuse for their sin.

Acts 17:30,31 And God indeed having winked at the times of this ignorance, now declareth unto men that all should every where do penance. . . .

1 Corinthians 15:56 Now the sting of death is sin: and the power of sin is the law.

2 Corinthians 3:7-9 Now if the ministration of death, engraven with letters upon stones, was glorious (so that the children of Israel could not steadfastly behold the face of Moses, for the glory of his countenance), which is made void: . . .

Galatians 3:10,19 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. . . .

Ephesians 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words. For because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the children of unbelief.

Colossians 3:6 For which things the wrath of God cometh upon the children of unbelief.

1 John 3:4 Whosoever committeth sin committeth also iniquity. And sin is iniquity.

Revelation 6:16,17 And they say to the mountains and the rocks: Fall upon us and hide us from the face of him that sitteth upon the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb. . . .

Revelation 19:15 And out of his mouth proceedeth a sharp two-edged sword, that with it he may strike the nations. And he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness of the wrath of God the Almighty.

where.

Romans 2:12,13 For whosoever have sinned without the law shall perish without the law: and whosoever have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law. . . .

Romans 5:13 For until the law sin was in the world: but sin was not imputed, when the law was not.

Context
Abraham Receives the Promise
14For if they who are of the law be heirs, faith is made void: the promise is made of no effect. 15For the law worketh wrath. For where there is no law, neither is there transgression. 16Therefore is it of faith, that according to grace the promise might be firm to all the seed: not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,…
Cross References
Romans 3:20
Because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before him. For by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Romans 5:13
For until the law sin was in the world: but sin was not imputed, when the law was not.

Romans 7:7
What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? God forbid! But I do not know sin, but by the law. For I had not known concupiscence, if the law did not say: Thou shalt not covet.

Romans 7:10
And I died. And the commandment that was ordained to life, the same was found to be unto death to me.

1 Corinthians 15:56
Now the sting of death is sin: and the power of sin is the law.

2 Corinthians 3:7
Now if the ministration of death, engraven with letters upon stones, was glorious (so that the children of Israel could not steadfastly behold the face of Moses, for the glory of his countenance), which is made void:

Galatians 3:10
For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

1 John 3:4
Whosoever committeth sin committeth also iniquity. And sin is iniquity.

Additional Translations
because the law brings wrath. And where there is no law, there is no transgression.

For Law brings wrath; and where there is no Law, neither is transgression.

Because the law works wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

for the law worketh wrath; but where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

For law works wrath; but where no law is neither [is there] transgression.

for the law worketh wrath; but where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

For the Law inflicts punishment; but where no Law exists, there can be no violation of Law.

For the law works wrath, for where there is no law, neither is there disobedience.

for the law doth work wrath; for where law is not, neither is transgression.
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