New Living Translation
For Christ has already accomplished the purpose for which the law was given. As a result, all who believe in him are made right with God.
King James Bible
For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.
Darby Bible Translation
For Christ is the end of law for righteousness to every one that believes.
World English Bible
For Christ is the fulfillment of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.
Young's Literal Translation
For Christ is an end of law for righteousness to every one who is believing,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:4 For Christ is the end of the law - The scope and aim of it. It is the very design of the law, to bring men to believe in Christ for justification and salvation. And he alone gives that pardon and life which the law shows the want of, but cannot give. To every one - Whether Jew or gentile, treated of, Ro 10:11, and c. That believeth - Treated of, Ro 10:5.
LibrarySovereign Grace and Man's Responsibility
The system of truth is not one straight line, but two. No man will ever get a right view of the gospel until he knows how to look at the two lines at once. I am taught in one book to believe that what I sow I shall reap: I am taught in another place, that "it is not of him that willeth nor of him that runneth, but of God that showeth mercy." I see in one place, God presiding over all in providence; and yet I see, and I cannot help seeing, that man acts as he pleases, and that God has left his actions …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Seances Historiques De Geneve --The National Church.
Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God--something the law of Moses could never do.
We are made right with God by placing our faith in Jesus Christ. And this is true for everyone who believes, no matter who we are.
Now, dear brothers and sisters--you who are familiar with the law--don't you know that the law applies only while a person is living?
Let me put it another way. The law was our guardian until Christ came; it protected us until we could be made right with God through faith.
God sent him to buy freedom for us who were slaves to the law, so that he could adopt us as his very own children.
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