Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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νόμος, -ου, ὁ
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law, regulation, principle


law, regulation, principle; this has a broad range of meanings and referents, ranging from law as a principle revealed in nature or reason, to the OT Scriptures as a body, the first five books of the Scriptures, or any single command of the Scriptures

a law, Rom. 4:15; 1 Tim. 1:9; the Mosaic law, Mt. 5:17, et al. freq.; the Old Testament Scripture, Jn. 10:34; a legal tie, Rom. 7:2, 3; a law, a rule, standard, Rom. 3:27; a rule of life and conduct, Gal. 6:2, Jas. 1:25

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James 2:10 For whoever keeps the entire law (nomon | νόμον | acc sg masc) yet fails at a single point has become guilty of the law as a whole.
James 2:11 For he who said, “Do not commit adultery,” also said, “Do not commit murder.” Now if you do not commit adultery but do commit murder, you have become a transgressor of the law (nomou | νόμου | gen sg masc).
James 2:12 So speak and so act as those who are to be judged by the law (nomou | νόμου | gen sg masc) that brings freedom.
James 4:11 Do not speak against one another, my brothers. Whoever speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law (nomou | νόμου | gen sg masc) and judges the law (nomon | νόμον | acc sg masc); but if you judge the law (nomon | νόμον | acc sg masc), you are not a doer of the law (nomou | νόμου | gen sg masc) but a judge of it.