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Want to know what the Bible says about The Law? Here are 29 Bible verses about The Law from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Galatians 3:24 NIV
So the law was our guardian until Christ came that we might be justified by faith.
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James 2:10 NIV
For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it.
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Romans 10:4 NIV
Christ is the culmination of the law so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes.
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1 John 3:4 NIV
Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.
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Romans 7:7 NIV
What shall we say, then? Is the law sinful? Certainly not! Nevertheless, I would not have known what sin was had it not been for the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.”
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Romans 3:20 NIV
Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin.
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Matthew 5:17-19 NIV
17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. 18 For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished. 19 Therefore anyone who sets aside one of the least of these commands and teaches others accordingly will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
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Romans 7:12 NIV
So then, the law is holy, and the commandment is holy, righteous and good.
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Galatians 2:16 NIV
know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified.
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Romans 6:14 NIV
For sin shall no longer be your master, because you are not under the law, but under grace.
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Romans 3:31 NIV
Do we, then, nullify the law by this faith? Not at all! Rather, we uphold the law.
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Matthew 5:17-18 NIV
17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. 18 For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.
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Romans 13:8-10 NIV
8 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. 9 The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 10 Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
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Matthew 5:17 NIV
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.
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Romans 13:1 NIV
Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.
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Acts 5:29 NIV
Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than human beings!
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Matthew 5:21-22 NIV
21 “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ 22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.
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Genesis 9:6 NIV
“Whoever sheds human blood,
    by humans shall their blood be shed;
for in the image of God
    has God made mankind.
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John 1:17 NIV
For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
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Romans 4:15 NIV
because the law brings wrath. And where there is no law there is no transgression.
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