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But now, apart from the law, the righteousness of THEOS has been made visible, being testified to by the Law and the Prophets;

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But now, separate from the Law, the righteous holiness which belongs to and comes from THE CREATOR AND OWNER OF ALL THINGS has been made clear, and the books of the Law and the writings of the Prophets are witnesses to it;



When used together in this way, the Law and the Prophets refer to the sections of the Old Testament known as the Law and the Prophets (the third section was called the writings and it included the historical books and the poetic books). The point is that all the Law and all the writings of the prophets point to Jesus and His cross and empty tomb.