New International Version
Certainly not! If that were so, how could God judge the world?
King James Bible
God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?
Darby Bible Translation
Far be the thought: since how shall God judge the world?
World English Bible
May it never be! For then how will God judge the world?
Young's Literal Translation
let it not be! since how shall God judge the world?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Apostle. God forbid - μη γενοιτο, by no means. God cannot be unjust; were he unjust, he could not be qualified to judge the world, nor inflict that punishment on the unfaithful Jews, to which I refer.
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'There is no difference.'--ROMANS iii. 22. The things in which all men are alike are far more important than those in which they differ. The diversities are superficial, the identities are deep as life. Physical processes and wants are the same for everybody. All men, be they kings or beggars, civilised or savage, rich or poor, wise or foolish, cultured or illiterate, breathe the same breath, hunger and thirst, eat and drink, sleep, are smitten by the same diseases, and die at last the same death. …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
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Far be it from you to do such a thing--to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?"
He will come and kill those tenants and give the vineyard to others." When the people heard this, they said, "God forbid!"
This will take place on the day when God judges people's secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.
Not at all! Let God be true, and every human being a liar. As it is written: "So that you may be proved right when you speak and prevail when you judge."
Do we, then, nullify the law by this faith? Not at all! Rather, we uphold the law.
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