Romans 3:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1487 [e]Εἰ
ei
IfConj
1161 [e]δὲ
de
howeverConj
3588 [e]
theArt-NFS
93 [e]ἀδικία
adikia
unrighteousnessN-NFS
1473 [e]ἡμῶν
hēmōn
of us,PPro-G1P
2316 [e]Θεοῦ
Theou
God’sN-GMS
1343 [e]δικαιοσύνην
dikaiosynēn
righteousnessN-AFS
4921 [e]συνίστησιν,
synistēsin
shows,V-PIA-3S
5101 [e]τί
ti
whatIPro-ANS
2046 [e]ἐροῦμεν;
eroumen
shall we say?V-FIA-1P
3361 [e]μὴ
[Is]Adv
94 [e]ἄδικος
adikos
unrighteousAdj-NMS
3588 [e]
ho
- Art-NMS
2316 [e]Θεὸς
Theos
God,N-NMS
3588 [e]
ho
- Art-NMS
2018 [e]ἐπιφέρων
epipherōn
inflictingV-PPA-NMS
3588 [e]τὴν
tēn
theArt-AFS
3709 [e]ὀργήν;
orgēn
wrath?N-AFS
2596 [e]κατὰ
kata
According toPrep
444 [e]ἄνθρωπον
anthrōpon
manN-AMS
3004 [e]λέγω.
legō
I speak.V-PIA-1S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 3:5 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
εἰ δὲ ἡ ἀδικία ἡμῶν Θεοῦ δικαιοσύνην συνίστησιν, τί ἐροῦμεν; μὴ ἄδικος ὁ Θεὸς ὁ ἐπιφέρων τὴν ὀργήν; κατὰ ἄνθρωπον λέγω.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 3:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
εἰ δὲ ἡ ἀδικία ἡμῶν θεοῦ δικαιοσύνην συνίστησιν, τί ἐροῦμεν; μὴ ἄδικος ὁ θεὸς ὁ ἐπιφέρων τὴν ὀργήν; κατὰ ἄνθρωπον λέγω.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 3:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
εἰ δὲ ἡ ἀδικία ἡμῶν θεοῦ δικαιοσύνην συνίστησιν, τί ἐροῦμεν; μὴ ἄδικος ὁ θεὸς ὁ ἐπιφέρων τὴν ὀργήν; κατὰ ἄνθρωπον λέγω.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 3:5 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Εἰ δὲ ἡ ἀδικία ἡμῶν θεοῦ δικαιοσύνην συνίστησιν, τί ἐροῦμεν; Μὴ ἄδικος ὁ θεὸς ὁ ἐπιφέρων τὴν ὀργήν;― κατὰ ἄνθρωπον λέγω―

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 3:5 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
εἰ δὲ ἡ ἀδικία ἡμῶν Θεοῦ δικαιοσύνην συνίστησι, τί ἐροῦμεν; μὴ ἄδικος ὁ Θεὸς ὁ ἐπιφέρων τὴν ὀργήν; κατὰ ἄνθρωπον λέγω.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 3:5 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
εἰ δὲ ἡ ἀδικία ἡμῶν θεοῦ δικαιοσύνην συνίστησιν, τί ἐροῦμεν; μὴ ἄδικος ὁ θεὸς ὁ ἐπιφέρων τὴν ὀργήν; κατὰ ἄνθρωπον λέγω.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 3:5 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
εἰ δὲ ἡ ἀδικία ἡμῶν Θεοῦ δικαιοσύνην συνίστησι, τί ἐροῦμεν; μὴ ἄδικος ὁ Θεὸς ὁ ἐπιφέρων τὴν ὀργήν; κατὰ ἄνθρωπον λέγω

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 3:5 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
εἰ δὲ ἡ ἀδικία ἡμῶν θεοῦ δικαιοσύνην συνίστησιν τί ἐροῦμεν μὴ ἄδικος ὁ θεὸς ὁ ἐπιφέρων τὴν ὀργήν κατὰ ἄνθρωπον λέγω

Romans 3:5 Hebrew Bible
ואם עולתנו תרומם את צדקת האלהים מה נאמר הכי יש עול באלהים המשלח חרון אפו לפי דרך בני אדם אנכי מדבר׃

Romans 3:5 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܢ ܕܝܢ ܥܘܠܢ ܟܐܢܘܬܗ ܕܐܠܗܐ ܡܩܝܡ ܡܢܐ ܢܐܡܪ ܠܡܐ ܥܘܠ ܗܘ ܐܠܗܐ ܕܡܝܬܐ ܪܘܓܙܗ ܐܝܟ ܒܪܢܫܐ ܗܘ ܡܡܠܠ ܐܢܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But if our unrighteousness demonstrates the righteousness of God, what shall we say? The God who inflicts wrath is not unrighteous, is He? (I am speaking in human terms.)

King James Bible
But if our unrighteousness commend the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who taketh vengeance? (I speak as a man)

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if our unrighteousness highlights God's righteousness, what are we to say? I use a human argument: Is God unrighteous to inflict wrath?
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I speak.

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