Romans 3:8
Good News Translation
Why not say, then, "Let us do evil so that good may come"? Some people, indeed, have insulted me by accusing me of saying this very thing! They will be condemned, as they should be.

Contemporary English Version
You might as well say, "Let's do something evil, so that something good will come of it!" Some people even claim that we are saying this. But God is fair and will judge them as well.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And not rather (as we are slandered and as some affirm that we say) let us do evil that there may come good? Whose damnation is just.

New American Bible
And why not say—as we are accused and as some claim we say—that we should do evil that good may come of it? Their penalty is what they deserve.

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And not rather (as we are slandered and as some affirm that we say) let us do evil that there may come good? Whose damnation is just.

we be.

Matthew 5:11 Blessed are ye when they shall revile you, and persecute you, and speak all that is evil against you, untruly, for my sake:

1 Peter 3:16,17 But with modesty and fear, having a good conscience: that whereas they speak evil of you, they may be ashamed who falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ. . . .

Let us.

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

Romans 6:1,15 What shall we say, then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may 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.

Jude 1:4 For certain men are secretly entered in (who were written of long ago unto this judgment), ungodly men, turning the grace of our Lord God into riotousness and denying the only sovereign Ruler and our Lord Jesus Christ.

Context
God Remains Faithful
7For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie, unto his glory, why am I also yet judged as a sinner? 8And not rather (as we are slandered and as some affirm that we say) let us do evil that there may come good? Whose damnation is just. 9What then? Do we excel them? No, not so. For we have charged both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin.…
Cross References
Romans 6:1
What shall we say, then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

2 Corinthians 6:8
By honour and dishonour: by evil report and good report: as deceivers and yet true: as unknown and yet known:

2 Corinthians 11:15
Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers be transformed as the ministers of justice, whose end shall be according to their works.

Additional Translations
Why not say, as some slanderously claim that we say, “Let us do evil that good may result?” Their condemnation is deserved!

And is it not, as we are slanderously charged, and as some affirm us to say, "Let us do evil things that good things may come?" Their condemnation is just.

And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just.

and why not (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say), Let us do evil, that good may come? whose condemnation is just.

and not, according as we are injuriously charged, and according as some affirm that we say, Let us practise evil things, that good ones may come? whose judgment is just.

and why not (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say), Let us do evil, that good may come? whose condemnation is just.

And not rather (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just.

And why should we not say--for so they wickedly misrepresent us, and so some charge us with arguing--"Let us do evil that good may come"? The condemnation of those who would so argue is just.

Why not (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say), "Let us do evil, that good may come?" Those who say so are justly condemned.

and not, as we are evil spoken of, and as certain affirm us to say -- 'We may do the evil things, that the good ones may come?' whose judgment is righteous.
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