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Romans 3:6
God forbid! For then how shall God judge the world?
God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?
Certainly not! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?
By no means! Otherwise, how could God judge the world?
God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?
Absolutely not! If God weren’t just, how could he judge the world?
Heaven forbid! Else, how could God judge the world?
But the answer is, “No.” Otherwise, how could God judge the world?
Far be the thought: since how shall God judge the world?
May it never be! Otherwise how will God judge the world?
(I speak according to man.) God forbid: otherwise how shall God judge this world?
Of course not. If God could not punish us, how could he judge the world?
By no means! For then how could God judge the world?
By no means! For then how could God judge the world?
·No [Absolutely not; May it never be; v. 4]! If God could not punish us, ·he could not [L how could he…?] judge the world.
God forbid: (else how shall God judge the world?)
That’s unthinkable! Otherwise, how would God be able to judge the world?
By no means! If God is not just, how can he judge the world?
Absolutely not! Otherwise, how will God judge the world?
No! If God could not punish us, then God could not judge the world.
Of course not! Otherwise, how could God judge the world?
But if our wickedness advertises the goodness of God, do we feel that God is being unfair to punish us in return? (I’m using a human tit-for-tat argument.) Not a bit of it! What sort of a person would God be then to judge the world? It is like saying that if my lying throws into sharp relief the truth of God and, so to speak, enhances his reputation, then why should he repay me by judging me a sinner? Similarly, why not do evil that good may be, by contrast all the more conspicuous and valuable? (As a matter of fact, I am reported as urging this very thing, by some slanderously and others quite seriously! But, of course, such an argument is quite properly condemned.)
No, in no wise: for then how shall God judge the world?
God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?
God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?
May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?
God forbid! Then what kind of God would he be, to overlook sin? How could he ever condemn anyone?
First, there’s the matter of being put in charge of writing down and caring for God’s revelation, these Holy Scriptures. So, what if, in the course of doing that, some of those Jews abandoned their post? God didn’t abandon them. Do you think their faithlessness cancels out his faithfulness? Not on your life! Depend on it: God keeps his word even when the whole world is lying through its teeth. Scripture says the same: Your words stand fast and true; Rejection doesn’t faze you. But if our wrongdoing only underlines and confirms God’s rightdoing, shouldn’t we be commended for helping out? Since our bad words don’t even make a dent in his good words, isn’t it wrong of God to back us to the wall and hold us to our word? These questions come up. The answer to such questions is no, a most emphatic No! How else would things ever get straightened out if God didn’t do the straightening?
God forbid! For then how could God judge the world?
By no means! For otherwise how could God judge · the world?
That’s unthinkable! Otherwise, how would God be able to judge the world?
Of course not! For how else is God to judge the world?
May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?
No! If God could not punish us, he could not judge the world.
Absolutely not! For otherwise how could God judge the world?
God is certainly fair! If he weren’t, how could he judge the world?
Certainly not! If that were so, how could God judge the world?
Certainly not! If that were so, how could God judge the world?
Certainly not! For then how will God judge the world?
No, not at all! If it were wrong for God to punish us, how could He judge the world?
Of course not! If God were not entirely fair, how would he be qualified to judge the world?
By no means! For then how could God judge the world?
By no means! For then how could God judge the world?
By no means! For then how could God judge the world?
By no means! For then how could God judge the world?
Certainly not! How then could God judge the world?
Chas v’shalom! (G-d forbid!) For then how could Hashem be HaShofet kol ha’Aretz (BERESHIS 18:25)?
By no means! For then how could God judge the world?
By no means! For then how could God judge the world?
May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?
Again, absolutely not! If this were so, how could God stand as Judge over the world?
May it never be! For then how will God judge the world?
No, he does not. If he did wrong, how could he judge the world?
God forbid [Far be it]. Else how shall God deem this world?
let it not be! since how shall God judge the world?
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