Romans 3:20
Good News Translation
For no one is put right in God's sight by doing what the Law requires; what the Law does is to make us know that we have sinned.

Contemporary English Version
God doesn't accept people simply because they obey the Law. No, indeed! All the Law does is to point out our sin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before him. For by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before him. For by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Therefore.

Romans 3:28 For we account a man to be justified by faith, without the works of the law.

Romans 2:13 For not the hearers of the law are just before God: but the doers of the law shall be justified.

Romans 4:13 For not through the law was the promise to Abraham or to his seed, that he should be heir of the world: but through the justice of faith.

Romans 9:32 Why so? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were of works. For they stumbled at the stumblingstone.

Acts 13:39 In him every one that believeth is justified.

Galatians 2:16,19 But knowing that man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, we also believe in Christ Jesus, that we may be justified by the faith of Christ and not by the works of the law: because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified. . . .

Galatians 3:10-13 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. . . .

Galatians 5:4 You are made void of Christ, you who are justified in the law: you are fallen from grace.

Ephesians 2:8,9 For by grace you are saved through faith: and that not of yourselves, for it is the gift of God. . . .

Titus 3:5-7 Not by the works of justice which we have done, but according to his mercy, he saved us, by the laver of regeneration and renovation of the Holy Ghost. . . .

James 2:9,10 But if you have respect to persons, you commit sin, being reproved by the law as transgressors. . . .

no flesh.

Job 25:4 Can man be justified compared with God, or he that is born of a woman appear clean?

Psalm 130:3 If thou, O Lord, wilt mark iniquities: Lord, who shall stand it.

Psalm 143:2 And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.

James 2:20-26 But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead? . . .

in his sight.

Job 15:15 Behold among his saints none is unchangeable, and the heavens are not pure in his sight.

Job 25:5 Behold even the moon doth not shine, and the stars are not pure in his sight.

for by the.

Romans 7:7-9 What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? God forbid! But I do not know sin, but by the law. For I had not known concupiscence, if the law did not say: Thou shalt not covet. . . .

Galatians 2:19 For I, through the law, am dead to the law, that I may live to God; with Christ I am nailed to the cross.

Context
There is No One Righteous
19Now we know that what things soever the law speaketh, it speaketh to them that are in the law: that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be made subject to God. 20Because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before him. For by the law is the knowledge of sin. 21But now, without the law, the justice of God is made manifest, being witnessed by the law and the prophets.…
Cross References
Psalm 143:2
And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.

Acts 13:39
In him every one that believeth is justified.

Romans 3:28
For we account a man to be justified by faith, without the works of the law.

Romans 4:15
For the law worketh wrath. For where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Romans 5:13
For until the law sin was in the world: but sin was not imputed, when the law was not.

Romans 5:20
Now the law entered in that sin might abound. And where sin abounded, grace did more abound.

Romans 7:7
What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? God forbid! But I do not know sin, but by the law. For I had not known concupiscence, if the law did not say: Thou shalt not covet.

Romans 7:8
But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence. For without the law sin was dead.

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

1 Corinthians 15:56
Now the sting of death is sin: and the power of sin is the law.

Galatians 2:16
But knowing that man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, we also believe in Christ Jesus, that we may be justified by the faith of Christ and not by the works of the law: because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.

Hebrews 7:19
For the law brought nothing to perfection: but a bringing in of a better hope, by which we draw nigh to God.

Additional Translations
Therefore no one will be justified in His sight by works of the law. For the law merely brings awareness of sin.

Therefore by works of the Law, not any flesh will be justified before Him; for through the Law is knowledge of sin.

Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

because by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified in his sight; for through the law cometh the knowledge of sin.

Wherefore by works of law no flesh shall be justified before him; for by law [is] knowledge of sin.

because by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for through the law cometh the knowledge of sin.

Therefore by the deeds of the law, there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

For on the ground of obedience to Law no man living will be declared righteous before Him. Law simply brings a sure knowledge of sin.

Because by the works of the law, no flesh will be justified in his sight. For through the law comes the knowledge of sin.

wherefore by works of law shall no flesh be declared righteous before Him, for through law is a knowledge of sin.
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