Romans 3

1The Jew's prerogative; 3which is not vacated by the unbelief of some; 5nor is God's justice impeached in punishing their sinfulness. 9The law itself convinceth the Jews also universally of sin; 20so that no flesh is justified by the deeds of the law; 21but all indiscriminately by God's grace through faith in Christ: 31yet without annulling the obligations of the law.

1 What 1advantage then hath the Jew? or what profit is there of circumcision?

2 1Much every way: chiefly, because that unto them were committed 2the oracles of God.

3 1For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?

4 God forbid: yea, 1let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.

5 1But if our unrighteousness commend the righteousness of God, 2what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who taketh vengeance? (I speak 3as a man)

6 1God forbid: for then 2how shall God judge the world?

7 1For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?

8 And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) 1Let us do evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just.

9 What then? 1are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before aproved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;

10 As it is written, 1There is none righteous, no, not one:

11 1There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.

12 1They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.

13 1Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; 2the poison of asps is under their lips:

14 1Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness:

15 1Their feet are swift to shed blood:

16 Destruction and misery are in their ways:

17 And the way of peace have they not known:

18 1There is no fear of God before their eyes.

19 Now we know that what things soever the law saith, 1it saith to them who are under the law: 2that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become aguilty before God.

20 Therefore 1by the deeds of the law there shall no 2flesh be justified in his sight: for 3by the law is the knowledge of sin.

21 But now 1the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, 2being witnessed by the law and the prophets;

22 Even the righteousness of God which is 1by faith of Jesus Christ 2unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:

23 For 1all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

24 1Being justified freely 2by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:

25 Whom God hath aset forth to be a propitiation 1through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the bremission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;

26 To declare, I say, at this time 1his righteousness: that 2he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

27 1Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the 2law of faith.

28 Therefore we conclude that 1a man is justified by faith 2without the deeds of the law.

29 1Is he the God of the Jews only? is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also:

30 1Seeing it is one God, which shall justify the circumcision by faith, and 2uncircumcision through faith.

31 1Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.