New International Version
For if those who depend on the law are heirs, faith means nothing and the promise is worthless,
King James Bible
For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect:
Darby Bible Translation
For if they which [are] of law be heirs, faith is made vain, and the promise made of no effect.
World English Bible
For if those who are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise is made of no effect.
Young's Literal Translation
for if they who are of law are heirs, the faith hath been made void, and the promise hath been made useless;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For, if they which are of the law be heirs - If the Jews only be heirs of the promise made to Abraham, and that on the ground of prior obedience to the law, then faith is made void - is entirely useless; and the promise, which was made to faith, is made of none effect.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibrarySeptember 24. "He Calleth Things that are not as Though they Were" (Rom. Iv. 17).
"He calleth things that are not as though they were" (Rom. iv. 17). The Word of God creates what it commands. When Christ says to any of us "Now are ye clean through the word which I have spoken unto you," We are clean. When He says "no condemnation" there is none, though there has been a lifetime of sin before. And when He says, "mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds," then the weak are strong. This is the part of faith, to take God at His Word, and then expect Him to make it real. …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
1 Corinthians 1:13
Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Were you baptized in the name of Paul?
For if the inheritance depends on the law, then it no longer depends on the promise; but God in his grace gave it to Abraham through a promise.
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