All the World Guilty1 Then what ▼
▼ Lit is the advantage of the Jewadvantage has the Jew? Or what is the benefit of circumcision? 2 Great in every respect. First of all, that b they were entrusted with the c oracles of God. 3 What then? If d some ▼
▼ Or were unfaithfuldid not believe, their ▼
▼ Or unfaithfulnessunbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, will it? 4 g May it never be! Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found h a liar, as it is written, i “That You may be justified in Your words,
And prevail when You ▼
▼ Lit in Your judgingare judged.”
5 But if our unrighteousness ▼
▼ Or commends, l demonstrates the righteousness of God m what shall we say? The God who inflicts wrath is not unrighteous, is He? ( n I am speaking in human terms.) 6 o May it never be! For otherwise, how will p God judge the world? 7 But if through my lie q the truth of God abounded to His glory r why am I also still being judged as a sinner? 8 And why not say (as we are slanderously reported and as some claim that we say), s “Let us do evil that good may come”? ▼
▼ Lit WhoseTheir condemnation is just. 9 What then? ▼
▼ Or Are we worse, v Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both w Jews and x Greeks are y all under sin; 10 as it is written, z “There is none righteous, not even one;
11 There is none who understands,
There is none who seeks for God;
12 All have turned aside, together they have become useless;
There is none who does good,
There is not even one.”
13 aa “Their throat is an open grave,
With their tongues they keep deceiving,”
ab “The poison of asps is under their lips”;
14 ac “Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness”;
15 ad “Their feet are swift to shed blood,
16 Destruction and misery are in their paths,
17 And the path of peace they have not known.”
18 ae “There is no fear of God before their eyes.”
19 Now we know that whatever the af Law says, it speaks to ag those who are ▼
▼ Lit inunder the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and ai all the world may become accountable to God; 20 because aj by the works ▼
▼ Or of lawof the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for ▼
▼ Or through law, am through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.
Justification by Faith21 But now apart ▼
▼ Or from lawfrom the Law ao the righteousness of God has been manifested, being ap witnessed by the Law and the Prophets, 22 even the aq righteousness of God through ar faith as in Jesus Christ for at all those ▼
▼ Or who believe. For there is no distinction, since they all have sinned...and are being justifiedwho believe; for av there is no distinction; 23 for all ▼
▼ Or sinned, ax have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 being justified as a gift ay by His grace through az the redemption which is in Christ Jesus; 25 whom God displayed publicly as ba a ▼
▼ Or a propitiatory sacrificepropitiation ▼
▼ Or by, bd in His blood through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness ▼
▼ Lit because of the passing over of the sins previously committed in the forbearance of Godbecause in the bf forbearance of God He bg passed over the sins previously committed; 26 for the demonstration, I say, of His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be just and the justifier of the one who ▼
▼ Lit is of the faith of Jesushas faith in Jesus. 27 Where then is bi boasting? It is excluded. By bj what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith. 28 ▼
▼ One early ms reads ThereforeFor bl we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works ▼
▼ Or of lawof the Law. 29 Or bn is God the God of Jews only? Is He not the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also, 30 since indeed bo God bp who will justify the ▼
▼ Lit circumcisioncircumcised ▼
▼ Lit out ofby faith and the ▼
▼ Lit uncircumcisionuncircumcised through faith bt is one. 31 Do we then nullify ▼
▼ Or lawthe Law through faith? bv May it never be! On the contrary, we bw establish the Law.
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