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Abraham's faith imputed
to him for righteousness. whose iniquities are forgiven, / wrath: for where no law is, and whose sins are covered. there is no transgression.
8 Blessed is the man to 16 Therefore it is of faith, whom the Lord will not impute that it might be by grace; to sin.
the end the promise might be 9 Cometh this blessedness sure to all the seed; not to that then upon the circumcision only which is of the law, but to only, or upon the uncircumci- that also which is of the faith of sion also ? for we say that faith Abraham, who is the father of was reckoned to Abraham for us all, righteousness.
17 (As it is written, I have 10 How was it then reckoned? made thee a father of many when he was in circumcision, nations,) before him whom he or in uncircumcision? Not in believed, even God, who quickcircumcision, but in uncircum- eneth the dead, and calleth cision.
those things which be not, as 11 And he received the sign though they were. of circumcision; a seal of the 18 Who against hope believed righteousness of the faith which in hope, that he might become he had, yet being uncircumcised; the father of many nations, that he might be the father of according to that which was all them that believe, though spoken, So shall thy seed be. they be not circumcised; that 19 And being not weak in righteousness might be imputed faith, he considered not his own unto them also:
body now dead, when he was 12 And the father of cir- about an hundred years old, cumcision to them who are not neither yet the deadness of of the circumcision only, but Sarah's womb: also walk in the steps of that 20 He staggered not at the faith of our father Abraham, promise of God through unbewhich he had, being yet uncir- lief; but was strong in faith, cumcised.
giving glory to God; 13 For the promise, that 21 And being fully persuaded he should be the heir of the that what he had promised, he world, was not to Abraham, or was able also to perform. to his seed through the law, 22 And therefore it was but through the righteousness imputed to him for righteousof faith.
14 For if they which are of 23 Now it was not written the law be heirs, faith is made for his sake alone, that it was void, and the promise made of imputed to him; none effect:
24 But for us also, to whom 15 Because the law worketh lit shall be imputed, if we believe
The advantages and extent ROMANS,
of justification by faith. on him that raised up Jesus our God by the death of his Son,
1 Lord from the dead;
much more, being reconciled, 25. Who was delivered for our we shall be saved by his life. offences, and was raised again 11 And not only so, but we for our justification.
also joy in God, through our CHAP. V.
Lord Jesus Christ, by whom Reconciliation by Christ. we have now received the atoneHEREFORE being justi- ment. fied by faith, we
have 12 Wherefore, as by one peace with God, through our man sin entered into the world, Lord Jesus Christ:
and death by sin; and so death 2 By whom also we have passed upon all men, for that all access by faith into this grace have sinned: wherein we stand, and rejoice 13 (For until the law, sin was in hope of the glory of God. in the world: but sin is not im
3 And not only so, but we puted when there is no law. glory in tribulations also: know- 14 Nevertheless, death reigned ing that tribulation worketh from Adam to Moses, even over patience;
them that had not sinned after 4 And patience, experience; the similitude of Adam's transand experience, hope; gression, who is the figure of
5 And hope maketh not him that was to come. ashamed; because the love of 15 But not as the offence, God is shed abroad in our so also is the free gift. For if hearts by the Holy Ghost, through the offence of one many which is given unto us.
be dead; much more the grace 6 For when we were yet with- of God, and the gift by grace, out strength, in due time Christ which is by one man, Jesus died for the ungodly.
Christ, hath abounded unto 7 For scarcely for a righteous many. man will one die; yet peradven- 16 And not as it was by one ture for a good man some would that sinned, so is the gift: for even dare to die.
the judgement was by one to 8 But God commendeth his condemnation; but the free gift love towards us, in that, while is of many offences unto justifiwe were yet sinners, Christ died cation.
17 For if by one man's offence 9 Much more then, being death reigned by one; much now justified by his blood, we more they which receive abunshall be saved from wrath dance of grace, and of the gift through him.
of righteousness, shall reign in 10 For if, when we were life by one, Jesus Christ:) enemies, we were reconciled to 18 Therefore, as by the offence
CH AP, vị.
Though justified through grace,
we may not live in sin. of one judgement came upon all man is crucified with him, that men to condemnation; even so the body of siņ might be deby the righteousness of one the stroyed, that henceforth we free gift came upon all men should not serve sin. unto justification of life.
7 For he that is dead is freed 19 For as by one man's from sin. disobedience many were made 8 Now if we be dead with sinners, so by the obedience Christ, we believe that we shall of one shall many be made also live with him : righteous.
9 Knowing that Christ, being 20 Moreover, the law entered, raised from the dead, dieth no that the offence might abound. more ;
death hath no But where sin abounded, grace dominion over him. did much more abound:
10 For in that he died, he 21 That as sin hath reigned died unto sin once: but in that unto death, even So might he liveth, he liveth unto God. grace reign, through righteous- 11 Likewise reckon ye also ness, unto eternal life, by Jesus yourselves to be dead indeed Christ our Lord.
unto sin, but alive unto God CHAP. VI.
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Of newness of life.
12 Let not sin reign therefore HAT shall we say then? in your mortal body, that ye
Shall we continue in should obey it in the lusts sin, that grace may abound? thereof.
2 God forbid. How shall 13 Neither yield ye your we, that are dead to sin, live members as instruments of unany longer therein ?
righteousness unto sin: but yield 3 Know ye not, that so yourselves unto God, as those many of us as were baptized that are alive from the dead, and into Jesus Christ were baptized your members as instruments of into his death?
righteousness unto God. 4 Therefore we are buried 14 For sin shall not have with him by baptism into dominion over you: for ye are death; that like as Christ was not under the law, but under raised up from the dead by the grace. glory of the. Father, even so 15 What then? shall we sin, we also should walk in newness because we are not under the of life.
law, but under grace? God 5 For if we have been forbid.. planted together in the likeness 16 Know ye not, that to of his death, we shall be also in whom ye yield yourselves servthe likeness of his resurrection: ants to obey, his servants ye 6 Knowing this, that our old are to whom ye obey; whether
Death the wages of sin.
The law of sin of sin unto death, or of obedi- 1 to her husband, so long as he ence unto righteousness ? liveth ; but if the husband be
17 But God be thanked, that dead, she is loosed from the law ye were the servants of sin : but of the husband. ye have obeyed from the heart 3 So then, if, while her husthat form of doctrine which was band liveth, she be married to
another man, she shall be called 18 Being then made free an adulteress: but if her husfrom sin, ye became the serv- band be dead, she is free from ants of righteousness.
that law; so that she is no 19 I speak after the manner adulteress, though she be marof men, because of the infirmity ried to another man. of your flesh: for as ye have 4 Wherefore, my brethren, yielded your members servants ye also are become dead to the to uncleanness and to iniquity, law by the body of Christ ; that unto iniquity ; even so now ye should be married to another, yield your members servants to even to him who is raised from righteousness, unto holiness. the dead, that we should bring
20 For when ye were the forth fruit unto God. servants of sin, ye were free 5 For when we were in the from righteousness.
flesh, the motions of sins, which 21 What fruit had ye then were by the law, did work in in those things whereof ye are our members, to bring forth now ashamed ? for the end of fruit unto death. those things is death.
6 But now we are delivered 22 But now being made free from the law, that being dead from sin, and become servants wherein we were held ; that we to God, ye have your fruit unto should serve in newness of spiholiness; and the end, everlast- rit, and not in the oldness of
the letter. 23 For the wages of sin is 7- What shall we say then ? death; but the gift of God is Is the law sin? God forbid. eternal life, through Jesus Christ Nay, I had not known sin, but our Lord.
by the law: for I had not known CHAP. VII.
lust, except the law had said, The law is not sig.
Thou shalt not covet.
(for I speak to them that by the commandment, wrought know the law, how that the in me all manner of coneulaw hath dominion over a man piscence. For without the law, as long as he liveth'?
sin was dead. 2 For the woman which hath 9 For I was alive without an husband is bound by the law the law once: but when the
in our members.
CHAP, VIII. Enmity of flesh and Spirit. commandment came, sin re- 21 I find then a law, that, vived, and I died.
when I would do good, evil is 10 And the commandment, present with me. which was ordained to life,
22 For I delight in the law I found to be unto death. of God after the inward man:
11 For sin, taking occasion 23 But I see another law in by the commandment, deceived my members, warring against me, and by it slew me.
the law of my mind, and bring12 Wherefore the law is ing me into captivity to the holy; and the commandment law o
sin which is in my holy, and just, and good. members.
13 Was then that which is 24 O wretched man that I good made death unto me? am ! who shall deliver me from God forbid. But sin, that it the body of this death? might appear sin, working death 25 I thank God, through in me by that which is good ; Jesus Christ our Lord. So then, that sin by the commandment with the mind I myself serve. might become exceeding sinful. the law of God, but with the · 14 For we know that the law flesh the law of sin. is spiritual ; but I am carnal,
CHAP. VIII. sold under sin.
Works of the flesh and Spirit.
, I THERE , : I , no condemnation to them that do I not; but what I hate, which are in Christ Jesus, who that do I.
walk not after the flesh, but 16 If then I do that which after the Spirit. I would not, I consent unto the 2 For the law of the Spirit law that it is good.
of life in Christ Jesus hath 17 Now then it is no more I made me free from the law of that do it, but sin that dwelleth sin and death. in me.
3 For what the law could not 18 For I know that in medo, in that it was weak through (that is, in my flesh) dwelleth the flesh, God sending his own no good thing: for to will is Son in the likeness of sinful present with me;, but how to flesh, and for sin, condemned perform that which is good I sin in the flesh: find not.
4. That the righteousness of 19 For the good that I would, the law might be fulfilled in us, I do not : but the evil which I who walk not after the flesh, would not, that I do.
but after the Spirit. 20 Now if I do that I would 5 For they that are after the not, it is no more I that do it, flesh, do mind the things of the but sin that dwelleth in me, fesh; but they that are after