Romans 3:7
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English Standard Version
But if through my lie God’s truth abounds to his glory, why am I still being condemned as a sinner?

King James Bible
For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?

American Standard Version
But if the truth of God through my lie abounded unto his glory, why am I also still judged as a sinner?

Douay-Rheims Bible
For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie, unto his glory, why am I also yet judged as a sinner?

English Revised Version
But if the truth of God through my lie abounded unto his glory, why am I also still judged as a sinner?

Webster's Bible Translation
For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie to his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?

Weymouth New Testament
If, for instance, a falsehood of mine has made God's truthfulness more conspicuous, redounding to His glory, why am I judged all the same as a sinner?

Romans 3:7 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Lie (ψεύσματι)

Only here in the New Testament. The expression carries us back to Romans 3:4, and is general for moral falsehood, unfaithfulness to the claims of conscience and of God, especially with reference to the proffer of salvation through Christ.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

if the truth.

Genesis 37:8,9,20 And his brothers said to him, Shall you indeed reign over us? or shall you indeed have dominion over us...

Genesis 44:1-14 And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry...

Genesis 50:18-20 And his brothers also went and fell down before his face; and they said, Behold, we be your servants...

Exodus 3:19 And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand.

Exodus 14:5,30 And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was turned against the people...

1 Kings 13:17,18,26-32 For it was said to me by the word of the LORD, You shall eat no bread nor drink water there...

2 Kings 8:10-15 And Elisha said to him, Go, say to him, You may certainly recover: however, the LORD has showed me that he shall surely die...

Matthew 26:34,69-75 Jesus said to him, Truly I say to you, That this night, before the cock crow, you shall deny me thrice...

why yet.

Romans 9:19,20 You will say then to me, Why does he yet find fault? For who has resisted his will...

Isaiah 10:6,7 I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil...

Acts 2:23 Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, you have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain:

Acts 13:27-29 For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not...

Cross References
Romans 3:4
By no means! Let God be true though every one were a liar, as it is written, "That you may be justified in your words, and prevail when you are judged."

Romans 9:19
You will say to me then, "Why does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?"

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