New International Version
Clearly no one who relies on the law is justified before God, because "the righteous will live by faith."
King James Bible
But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
Darby Bible Translation
but that by law no one is justified with God [is] evident, because The just shall live on the principle of faith;
World English Bible
Now that no man is justified by the law before God is evident, for, "The righteous will live by faith."
Young's Literal Translation
and that in law no one is declared righteous with God, is evident, because 'The righteous by faith shall live;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But that no man is justified by the law - By the observance of the law, suppose he had even continued in all things that are written in it to do them, is evident; for the Prophet Habakkuk, Habakkuk 2:4, has declared, under the direct influence of the Spirit of God, The just shall live by faith; or, he who is just by faith shall live: therefore this justification comes not by works, or the observance of the law, but by faith.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJuly 8. "Having Begun in the Spirit, are Ye Now Made Perfect by the Flesh" (Gal. Iii. 3).
"Having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh" (Gal. iii. 3). Grace literally means that which we do not have to earn. It has two great senses always; it comes for nothing and it comes when we are helpless; it doesn't merely help the man that helps himself--that is not the Gospel; the Gospel is that God helps the man who can't help himself. And then there is another thing; God helps the man to help himself, for everything the man does comes from God. Grace is given to the man …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Lessons of Experience
A Case of Conscience Resolved
The Substance of Some Discourse had Between the Clerk of the Peace and Myself; when He came to Admonish Me, According to the Tenor of that Law, by which I was in Prison.
"See, the enemy is puffed up; his desires are not upright-- but the righteous person will live by his faithfulness --
For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed--a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: "The righteous will live by faith."
know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified.
And, "But my righteous one will live by faith. And I take no pleasure in the one who shrinks back."
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
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