Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Corinthians 15:56 in English Standard Version "The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law." Ro 4:15 For the law brings wrath, but where there is no law there is no transgression. Ro 5:13 for sin indeed was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not counted where there is no law. Ro 7:5 For while we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death. Ro 7:8 But sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness. For apart from the law, sin lies dead. Ro 7:13 Did that which is good, then, bring death to me? By no means! It was sin, producing death in me through what is good, in order that sin might be shown to be sin, and through the commandment might become sinful beyond measure.