English Standard Version
There is only one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?
King James Bible
There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?
American Standard Version
One only is the lawgiver and judge, even he who is able to save and to destroy: but who art thou that judgest thy neighbor?
There is one lawgiver, and judge, that is able to destroy and to deliver.
English Revised Version
One only is the lawgiver and judge, even he who is able to save and to destroy: but who art thou that judgest thy neighbour?
Webster's Bible Translation
There is one lawgiver, who is able to save, and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?
Weymouth New Testament
The only real Lawgiver and Judge is He who is able to save or to destroy. Who are you to sit in judgement on your fellow man?
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
There is one lawgiver (εἶς ἐστὶν ὁ νομοθέτης)
The A. V. fails to note the emphatic position of one. Better, Rev., one only is the lawgiver. Νομοθέτης, lawgiver, only here in New Testament.
But who art thou? (σὺ δὲ τίς εἶ)
According to the Greek order: but thou, who art thou?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the LORD is our judge; the LORD is our lawgiver; the LORD is our king; he will save us.
And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand.
Do not grumble against one another, brothers, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door.
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