English Standard Version
Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.
King James Bible
Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.
American Standard Version
Every one that doeth sin doeth also lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.
Whosoever committeth sin commmitteth also iniquity; and sin is iniquity.
English Revised Version
Every one that doeth sin doeth also lawlessness: and sin is lawlessness.
Webster's Bible Translation
Whoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law; for sin is the transgression of the law.
Weymouth New Testament
Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Whosoever committeth sin (πᾶς ὁ ποιῶν τὴν ἁμαρτίαν)
Rev., better, every one that doeth sin. See on 1 John 3:3, every man that hath, and note the frequent repetition of this form of expression in the present chapter. Compare πᾶς ὁ ἁμαρτάνων whosoever sinneth (1 John 3:6). The phrase to do sin regards sin as something actually realized in its completeness. He that does sin realizes in action the sin (note the article τὴν) that which includes and represents the complete ideal of sin. Compare do righteousness, 1 John 2:29.
Transgresseth also the law (καὶ τὴν ἀνομίαν ποιεῖ)
Rev., correctly, and. This and the preceding clause are coordinated after John's manner.
Is the transgression of the law (ἐστὶν ἡ ἀνομία)
Rev., correctly, is lawlessness. Sin is the violation of the law of our being, the law which includes our threefold relation to God, to the men and things around us, and to ourselves. Compare James 1:14; James 4:17.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Are you sitting to judge me according to the law, and yet contrary to the law you order me to be struck?"
For the law brings wrath, but where there is no law there is no transgression.
1 John 5:17
All wrongdoing is sin, but there is sin that does not lead to death.
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