God does not accept people simply because theyobey the law. No, indeed! All the law does is to point out our sin. (CE) by thedeed of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the lawis the knowledge of Sin. (KJ) no one will be declared righteous in his sight byobserving the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of sin. (NI).
 Thisrevealed the numerical (none) and particular pervasiveness of unrighteousness. The basic causeof this state of sin was a lack of fear of God. ( Robert B.Hughes & J.Carllaney, NewBible Companion, Wheaton, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers.Inc. 1990, p.613)
 Collins Cobuild, Advanced Learner’s EnglishDictionary, new edition, HarperColins Publishers 2003. Righteous means someonebehaves or lives in a way that is morally good。
 “noone is acceptable to God!” ( CE Romans 3:10) “Thereis not one person who does right” ( CE Romans3:12) God does not accept people simply because they obey the law. No. indeed!(20)
 “no one is good, no one in all the world is innocent” (Living bible) “all have done wrong. No one anywhere has kept on doing what is right; not one”. “ no one can ever be made right inGod’s sight by doing what the law commands. ”
 “No one is righteous, not even one” (New Living Translation 2004)
“ there is none righteous, no, not one”.(King James3:10) “ there is none that does good, no, not one.”(12) “ by the deed of thelaw, there shall no flesh be justified in his sight.”(20)
“ there is none righteous; not even one.” ( ModernLanguage) “ there is none doing right, not evenone.” “ because not a single human beingwill be made righteous in God’s sight through observance of the law.”
“ none isrighteous, no, not one.” ( Revised Standard) “ no one does good, not even one”. “ for no human being will bejustified in God’s sight by works of the law.