Romans 8:3
Good News Translation
What the Law could not do, because human nature was weak, God did. He condemned sin in human nature by sending his own Son, who came with a nature like our sinful nature, to do away with sin.

Contemporary English Version
The Law of Moses cannot do this, because our selfish desires make the Law weak. But God set you free when he sent his own Son to be like us sinners and to be a sacrifice for our sin. God used Christ's body to condemn sin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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 and of sin, hath condemned sin in the flesh.

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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 and of sin, hath condemned sin in the flesh.

For what.

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 7:5-11 For when we were in the flesh, the passions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members, to bring forth fruit unto death. . . .

Acts 13:39 In him every one that believeth is justified.

Galatians 3:21 Was the law then against the promises of God: God forbid! For if there had been a law given which could give life, verily justice should have been by the law.

Hebrews 7:18,19 There is indeed a setting aside of the former commandment, because of the weakness and unprofitableness thereof: . . .

Hebrews 10:1-10,14 For the law, having a shadow of the good things to come, not the very image of the things, by the selfsame sacrifices which they offer continually every year, can never make the comers thereunto perfect. . . .

God.

Romans 8:32 He that spared not even his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how hath he not also, with him, given us all things?

John 3:14-17 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of man be lifted up: . . .

Galatians 4:4,5 But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent his Son, made of a woman, made under the law: . . .

1 John 4:10-14 In this is charity: not as though we had loved God, but because he hath first loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins. . . .

in the.

Romans 9:3 For I wished myself to be an anathema from Christ, for my brethren: who are my kinsmen according to the flesh:

Mark 15:27,28 And with him they crucify two thieves: the one on his right hand, and the other on his left. . . .

John 9:24 They therefore called the man again that had been blind and said to him: Give glory to God. We know that this man is a sinner.

for sin.

2 Corinthians 5:21 Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.

Galatians 3:13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us (for it is written: Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree).

condemned.

Romans 6:6 Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin may be destroyed, to the end that we may serve sin no longer.

1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bore our sins in his body upon the tree: that we, being dead to sins, should live to justice: by whose stripes you were healed.

1 Peter 4:1,2 Christ therefore having suffered in the flesh, be you also armed with the same thought: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sins: . . .

Context
Living in the Spirit
2For the law of the spirit of life, in Christ Jesus, hath delivered me from the law of sin and of death. 3For 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 and of sin, hath condemned sin in the flesh. 4That the justification of the law might be fulfilled in us who walk not according to the flesh, but according to the spirit.…
Cross References
Numbers 28:22
And one buck goat for sin, to make atonement for you,

Acts 13:39
In him every one that believeth is justified.

Romans 7:18
For I know that there dwelleth not in me, that is to say, in my flesh, that which is good. For to will is present with me: but to accomplish that which is good, I find not.

2 Corinthians 5:21
Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.

Galatians 4:4
But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent his Son, made of a woman, made under the law:

Philippians 2:7
But emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men, and in habit found as a man.

Hebrews 2:14
Therefore because the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself in like manner hath been partaker of the same: that, through death, he might destroy him who had the empire of death, that is to say, the devil:

Hebrews 2:17
Wherefore, it behoved him in all things to be made like unto his brethren, that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest before God, that he might be a propitiation for the sins of the people.

Hebrews 4:15
For we have not a high priest who cannot have compassion on our infirmities: but one tempted in all things like as we are, without sin.

Hebrews 7:18
There is indeed a setting aside of the former commandment, because of the weakness and unprofitableness thereof:

Hebrews 10:1
For the law, having a shadow of the good things to come, not the very image of the things, by the selfsame sacrifices which they offer continually every year, can never make the comers thereunto perfect.

Hebrews 10:8
In saying before, Sacrifices, and oblations, and holocausts for sin thou wouldest not, neither are they pleasing to thee, which are offered according to the law.

Additional Translations
For what the law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful man, as an offering for sin. He thus condemned sin in the flesh,

For of the Law being powerless in that it was weak through the flesh, God, having sent His Son in likeness of sin of flesh and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh,

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, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

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 and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, having sent his own Son, in likeness of flesh of sin, and for sin, has condemned sin in the flesh,

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 and as an offering for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

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, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

For what was impossible to the Law--powerless as it was because it acted through frail humanity--God effected. Sending His own Son in a body like that of sinful human nature and as a sacrifice for sin, He pronounced sentence upon sin in human nature;

For what the law couldn't do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God did, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh;

for what the law was not able to do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, His own Son having sent in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, did condemn the sin in the flesh,
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