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Romans 3:8 CSB

8 And why not say, just as some people slanderously claim we say, "Let us do evil so that good may come"? Their condemnation is deserved!

Study tools for Romans 3:8

  • a 3:4 - Ps 116:11 LXX
  • b 3:4 - Ps 51:4
  • c 3:5 - Or shows, or demonstrates
  • d 3:5 - Lit I speak as a man
  • e 3:9 - Are we Jews any better than the Gentiles?
  • f 3:9 - Lit Greeks
  • g 3:9 - Under sin's power or dominion
  • h 3:10 - Paul constructs this charge from a chain of OT quotations, mainly from the Psalms.
  • i 3:12 - Ps 14:1-3; 53:1-3; see Ec 7:20
  • j 3:13 - Ps 5:9
  • k 3:13 - Ps 140:3
  • l 3:14 - Ps 10:7
  • m 3:17 - Isaiah 59:7-8
  • n 3:18 - Ps 36:1
  • o 3:19 - Lit those in the law
  • p 3:19 - Or become guilty before God, or may be accountable to God
  • q 3:20 - Or will be declared righteous, or will be acquitted
  • r 3:21 - When capitalized, the Law and the Prophets OT
  • s 3:22 - Or through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ
  • t 3:23 - Or and lack the
  • u 3:25 - Or as a propitiatory sacrifice, or as an offering of atonement, or as a mercy seat; see Heb 9:5. The word propitiation has to do with the removal of divine wrath. Jesus' death is the means that turns God's wrath from the sinner; see 2 Co 5:21.
  • v 3:26 - Or and justify, or and acquit
  • w 3:27 - Or what principle?
  • x 3:27 - Or a principle