New International Version
And if what was transitory came with glory, how much greater is the glory of that which lasts!
King James Bible
For if that which is done away was glorious, much more that which remaineth is glorious.
Darby Bible Translation
For if that annulled [was introduced] with glory, much rather that which abides [subsists] in glory.
World English Bible
For if that which passes away was with glory, much more that which remains is in glory.
Young's Literal Translation
for if that which is being made useless is through glory, much more that which is remaining is in glory.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For if that which is done away, etc. - Here is another striking difference between the law and the Gospel. The former is termed το καταργουμενον, that which is counterworked and abolished; the latter το μενον, that which continues, which is not for a particular time, place, and people, as the law was; but for All times, all places, and all people. As a great, universal, and permanent Good vastly excels a good that is small, partial, and transitory; so does the Gospel dispensation, that of the law.
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LibraryTwelfth Sunday after Trinity Gospel Transcends Law.
Text: 2 Corinthians 3, 4-11. 4 And such confidence have we through Christ to God-ward: 5 not that we are sufficient of ourselves, to account anything as from ourselves; but our sufficiency is from God; 6 who also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. 7 But if the ministration of death, written, and engraven on stones, came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly upon …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III
The Letter and the Spirit
Note F. Note from Bengel on Rom. I. 4.
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2 Corinthians 3:10
For what was glorious has no glory now in comparison with the surpassing glory.
2 Corinthians 3:12
Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold.
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