New Living Translation
Now, most people would not be willing to die for an upright person, though someone might perhaps be willing to die for a person who is especially good.
King James Bible
For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die.
Darby Bible Translation
For scarcely for the just man will one die, for perhaps for the good man some one might also dare to die;
World English Bible
For one will hardly die for a righteous man. Yet perhaps for a righteous person someone would even dare to die.
Young's Literal Translation
for scarcely for a righteous man will any one die, for for the good man perhaps some one also doth dare to die;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:7 A just man - One who gives to all what is strictly their due The good man - One who is eminently holy; full of love, of compassion, kindness, mildness, of every heavenly and amiable temper. Perhaps - one - would - even - dare to die - Every word increases the strangeness of the thing, and declares even this to be something great and unusual.
LibraryWhat Proves God's Love
'God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.'--ROMANS v. 8. We have seen in previous sermons on the preceding context that the Apostle has been tracing various lines of sequence, all of which converge upon Christian hope. The last of these pointed to the fact that the love of God, poured into a heart like oil into a lamp, brightened that flame; and having thus mentioned the great Christian revelation of God as love, Paul at once passes to emphasise …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
The Sources of Hope
God's Love Magnified in Christ's Death.
Law and Grace
For the hearts of these people are hardened, and their ears cannot hear, and they have closed their eyes--so their eyes cannot see, and their ears cannot hear, and their hearts cannot understand, and they cannot turn to me and let me heal them.'
There is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's friends.
When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners.
But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.
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