New Living Translation
So while her husband is alive, she would be committing adultery if she married another man. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law and does not commit adultery when she remarries.
King James Bible
So then if, while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.
Darby Bible Translation
so then, the husband being alive, she shall be called an adulteress if she be to another man; but if the husband should die, she is free from the law, so as not to be an adulteress, though she be to another man.
World English Bible
So then if, while the husband lives, she is joined to another man, she would be called an adulteress. But if the husband dies, she is free from the law, so that she is no adulteress, though she is joined to another man.
Young's Literal Translation
so, then, the husband being alive, an adulteress she shall be called if she may become another man's; and if the husband may die, she is free from the law, so as not to be an adulteress, having become another man's.
Romans 7:3 Parallel
CommentaryRomans 7:3 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThou Shalt not Commit Adultery.
In this Commandment too a good work is commanded, which includes much and drives away much vice; it is called purity, or chastity, of which much is written and preached, and it is well known to every one, only that it is not as carefully observed and practised as other works which are not commanded. So ready are we to do what is not commanded and to leave undone what is commanded. We see that the world is full of shameful works of unchastity, indecent words, tales and ditties, temptation to which …
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works
"O Wretched Man that I Am!"
How Christ is to be Made Use of as Our Life, in Case of Heartlessness and Fainting through Discouragements.
Of the Corruption of Nature and the Efficacy of Divine Grace
But I say that a man who divorces his wife, unless she has been unfaithful, causes her to commit adultery. And anyone who marries a divorced woman also commits adultery.
For example, when a woman marries, the law binds her to her husband as long as he is alive. But if he dies, the laws of marriage no longer apply to her.
So, my dear brothers and sisters, this is the point: You died to the power of the law when you died with Christ. And now you are united with the one who was raised from the dead. As a result, we can produce a harvest of good deeds for God.
Jump to PreviousAccordingly Accounts Adulteress Alive Dead Die Dies Fact Free Husband Husband's Joined Law Married Released
Jump to NextAccordingly Accounts Adulteress Alive Dead Die Dies Fact Free Husband Husband's Joined Law Married Released
LinksRomans 7:3 NIV
Romans 7:3 NLT
Romans 7:3 ESV
Romans 7:3 NASB
Romans 7:3 KJV
Romans 7:3 Bible Apps
Romans 7:3 Biblia Paralela
Romans 7:3 Chinese Bible
Romans 7:3 French Bible
Romans 7:3 German Bible
Romans 7:3 Commentaries