Romans 3:21
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English Standard Version
But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it—

King James Bible
But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;

American Standard Version
But now apart from the law a righteousness of God hath been manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;

Douay-Rheims Bible
But now without the law the justice of God is made manifest, being witnessed by the law and the prophets.

English Revised Version
But now apart from the law a righteousness of God hath been manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;

Webster's Bible Translation
But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being testified by the law and the prophets;

Weymouth New Testament
But now a righteousness coming from God has been brought to light apart from any Law, both Law and Prophets bearing witness to it--

Romans 3:21 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Now (νυνὶ)

Logical, not temporal. In this state of the case. Expressing the contrast between two relations - dependence on the law and non-dependence on the law.

Without the law

In a sphere different from that in which the law says "Do this and live."

Is manifested (πεφανέρωται)

Rev., hath been manifested, rendering the perfect tense more strictly. Hath been manifested and now lies open to view. See on John 21:1, and see on revelation, Revelation 1:1 The word implies a previous hiding. See Mark 4:22; Colossians 1:26, Colossians 1:27.

Being witnessed (μαρτυρουμένη)

Borne witness to; attested. The present participle indicates that this testimony is now being borne by the Old Testament to the new dispensation.

Romans 3:21 Parallel Commentaries

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righteousness.

Romans 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.

Romans 5:19,21 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous...

Romans 10:3,4 For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness...

Genesis 15:6 And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.

Isaiah 45:24,25 Surely, shall one say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men come...

Isaiah 46:13 I bring near my righteousness; it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry...

Isaiah 51:8 For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever...

Isaiah 54:17 No weapon that is formed against you shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall condemn...

Isaiah 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation...

Jeremiah 23:5,6 Behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper...

Jeremiah 33:16 In those days shall Judah be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely: and this is the name with which she shall be called...

Daniel 9:24 Seventy weeks are determined on your people and on your holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins...

Acts 15:11 But we believe that through the grace of the LORD Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.

1 Corinthians 1:30 But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made to us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:

2 Corinthians 5:21 For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

Galatians 5:5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.

Philippians 3:9 And be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ...

Hebrews 11:4 By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous...

*etc:

2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ...

being.

Deuteronomy 18:15-19 The LORD your God will raise up to you a Prophet from the middle of you, of your brothers, like to me; to him you shall listen...

Luke 24:44 And he said to them, These are the words which I spoke to you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled...

John 1:45 Philip finds Nathanael, and said to him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth...

John 3:14,15 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up...

John 5:46,47 For had you believed Moses, you would have believed me; for he wrote of me...

Acts 26:22 Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue to this day, witnessing both to small and great...

Hebrews 10:1-14 For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things...

and the.

Romans 1:2 (Which he had promised before by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)

Romans 16:26 But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God...

Acts 3:21-25 Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things...

Acts 10:43 To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whoever believes in him shall receive remission of sins.

Acts 28:23 And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God...

Galatians 3:8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel to Abraham, saying...

1 Peter 1:10 Of which salvation the prophets have inquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come to you:

Cross References
Isaiah 46:13
I bring near my righteousness; it is not far off, and my salvation will not delay; I will put salvation in Zion, for Israel my glory."

Daniel 9:24
"Seventy weeks are decreed about your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to put an end to sin, and to atone for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal both vision and prophet, and to anoint a most holy place.

Acts 10:43
To him all the prophets bear witness that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name."

Romans 1:2
which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures,

Romans 1:17
For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, "The righteous shall live by faith."

Romans 3:28
For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law.

Romans 9:30
What shall we say, then? That Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness have attained it, that is, a righteousness that is by faith;

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