Romans 7:13
Strong's Lexicon
{Did} that which
Τὸ (To)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

[is] good,
ἀγαθὸν (agathon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 18: A primary word; 'good'.

then,
οὖν (oun)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.

become
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

death
θάνατος (thanatos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2288: Death, physical or spiritual. From thnesko; death.

to me ?
ἐμοὶ (emoi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

Certainly not !
γένοιτο (genoito)
Verb - Aorist Optative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

But
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

in order that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

sin
ἁμαρτία (hamartia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 266: From hamartano; a sin.

might be exposed as
φανῇ (phanē)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 5316: Prolongation for the base of phos; to lighten, i.e. Show.

sin,
ἁμαρτία (hamartia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 266: From hamartano; a sin.

it produced
κατεργαζομένη (katergazomenē)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2716: From kata and ergazomai; to work fully, i.e. Accomplish; by implication, to finish, fashion.

death
θάνατον (thanaton)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2288: Death, physical or spiritual. From thnesko; death.

in me
μοι (moi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

through
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

what [was]
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

good,
ἀγαθοῦ (agathou)
Adjective - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 18: A primary word; 'good'.

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

through
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

commandment
ἐντολῆς (entolēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1785: An ordinance, injunction, command, law. From entellomai; injunction, i.e. An authoritative prescription.

sin
ἁμαρτία (hamartia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 266: From hamartano; a sin.

might become
γένηται (genētai)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

utterly
ὑπερβολὴν (hyperbolēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5236: From huperballo; a throwing beyond others, i.e. supereminence; adverbially pre- eminently.

sinful.
ἁμαρτωλὸς (hamartōlos)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 268: Sinning, sinful, depraved, detestable. From hamartano; sinful, i.e. A sinner.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, did what is good cause my death? Absolutely not ! On the contrary, sin, in order to be recognized as sin, was producing death in me through what is good , so that through the commandment, sin might become sinful beyond measure .

New American Standard Bible
Therefore did that which is good become [a cause] [of] death for me? May it never be! Rather it was sin, in order that it might be shown to be sin by effecting my death through that which is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.

King James Bible
Was then that which is good made death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good; that sin by the commandment might become exceeding sinful.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Did that which is good, then, become death to me? By no means! Nevertheless, in order that sin might be recognized as sin, it used what is good to bring about my death, so that through the commandment sin might become utterly sinful.

New Living Translation
But how can that be? Did the law, which is good, cause my death? Of course not! Sin used what was good to bring about my condemnation to death. So we can see how terrible sin really is. It uses God's good commands for its own evil purposes.

English Standard Version
Did that which is good, then, bring death to me? By no means! It was sin, producing death in me through what is good, in order that sin might be shown to be sin, and through the commandment might become sinful beyond measure.

New American Standard Bible
Therefore did that which is good become a cause of death for me? May it never be! Rather it was sin, in order that it might be shown to be sin by effecting my death through that which is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.

King James Bible
Was then that which is good made death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good; that sin by the commandment might become exceeding sinful.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, did what is good cause my death? Absolutely not! On the contrary, sin, in order to be recognized as sin, was producing death in me through what is good, so that through the commandment, sin might become sinful beyond measure.

International Standard Version
Now, did something good bring me death? Of course not! But in order that sin might be recognized as being sin, it used something good to cause my death, so that through the rule, sin might become more exposed as being sinful than ever before.

NET Bible
Did that which is good, then, become death to me? Absolutely not! But sin, so that it would be shown to be sin, produced death in me through what is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.

American Standard Version
Did then that which is good become death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might be shown to be sin, by working death to me through that which is good; --that through the commandment sin might become exceeding sinful.

English Revised Version
Did then that which is good become death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might be shewn to be sin, by working death to me through that which is good;--that through the commandment sin might become exceeding sinful.

Young's Literal Translation
That which is good then, to me hath it become death? let it not be! but the sin, that it might appear sin, through the good, working death to me, that the sin might become exceeding sinful through the command,






Cross References
Matthew 28:8
And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

Luke 20:16
He shall come and destroy these husbandmen, and shall give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it, they said, God forbid.

Romans 1:1
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,

Romans 7:12
Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.

Romans 7:11
For sin, taking occasion by the commandment, deceived me, and by it slew me.

Romans 7:10
And the commandment, which was ordained to life, I found to be unto death.

Romans 7:14
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.

Romans 7:15
For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.

Romans 7:16
If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.
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