1 a b then hath the Jew? or what profit is there of c?
2 Much every way: chiefly, because that unto them were committed the a of God.
3 For what if some did not believe? shall their a make the faith of God without effect?
4 a: yea, let God be true, but every man a b; as it is written, That thou mightest be c in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.
5 a if our unrighteousness b the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God c who taketh vengeance? (I speak as a man)
6 a: for then how shall God b the world?
7 For if the truth of God hath more abounded a 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,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose a is just.
9 What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;
10 As it is written, There is a b, no, not one:
11 There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.
12 They are all gone out of the a, they are together become b; there is none that doeth c, no, not one.
13 Their a is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the b of asps is under their lips:
14 Whose mouth is full of cursing and a:
15 Their feet are swift to a blood:
16 Destruction and a are in their ways:
17 And the way of a have they not known:
18 There is no a of God before their eyes.
19 Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every a may be stopped, and all the world may become b before God.
20 Therefore by the a of the b there shall no flesh be c in his sight: for d the law is the knowledge of sin.
21 But now the a of God b the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:
23 For all have a, and come short of the glory of God;
24 a b freely by his c through the d that is in Christ Jesus:
25 Whom God hath a to be a b through faith in his c, to declare his righteousness for the d of sins that are past, through the e of God;
26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be a, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.
27 Where is a then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.
28 Therefore we conclude that a man is a by b c the deeds of the law.
29 Is he the a of the Jews only? is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the b also:
30 Seeing it is a, which shall justify the b by faith, and uncircumcision through faith.
31 Do we then make void the law through faith? a: b, we establish the law.