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Romans 1 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Gospel Exalted

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:1 - Paul, G3972 a bond-servant G1401 of Christ G5547 Jesus, G2424 [fn]called G2822 as an apostle, G652 set G873 apart G873 for the gospel G2098 of God, G2316
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:2 - which G3739 He promised G4279 beforehand G4279 through G1223 His prophets G4396 in the holy G40 Scriptures, G1124
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:3 - concerning G4012 His Son, G5207 who was born G1096 of a [fn]descendant G4690 of David G1138 according G2596 to the flesh, G4561
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:4 - who was declared G3724 the Son G5207 of God G2316 with power G1411 [fn]by the resurrection G386 from the dead, G3498 according G2596 to the [fn]Spirit G4151 of holiness, G42 Jesus G2424 Christ G5547 our Lord, G2962
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:5 - through G1223 whom G3739 we have received G2983 grace G5485 and apostleship G651 [fn]to bring G1519 about G1519 the obedience G5218 of faith G4102 among G1722 all G3956 the Gentiles G1484 for His name’s G3686 sake, G5228
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:6 - among G1722 whom G3739 you also G2532 are the called G2822 of Jesus G2424 Christ; G5547
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:7 - to all G3956 who are beloved G27 of God G2316 in Rome, G4516 called G2822 as [fn]saints: G40 Grace G5485 to you and peace G1515 from God G2316 our Father G3962 and the Lord G2962 Jesus G2424 Christ. G5547
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:8 - First, G4413 I thank G2168 my God G2316 through G1223 Jesus G2424 Christ G5547 [fn]for you all, G3956 because G3754 your faith G4102 is being proclaimed G2605 throughout G1722 the whole G3650 world. G2889
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:9 - For God, G2316 whom G3739 I serve G3000 in my spirit G4151 in the preaching of the gospel G2098 of His Son, G5207 is my witness G3144 as to how G5613 unceasingly G89 I make G4160 mention G3417 of you,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:10 - always G3842 in my prayers G4335 making G1189 request, G1189 if G1487 perhaps G4458 now G2235 at last G4218 by the will G2307 of God G2316 I may succeed G2137 in coming G2064 to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:11 - For I long G1971 to see G3708 you so G2443 that I may impart G3330 some G5100 spiritual G4152 gift G5486 to you, that you may be [fn]established; G4741
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:12 - that is, that I may be encouraged G4837 together G4837 with you while among G1722 you, each G240 of us by the other’s G240 faith, G4102 both G5037 yours G4771 and mine. G1473
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:13 - I do not want G2309 you to be unaware, G50 brethren, G80 that often G4178 I have planned G4388 to come G2064 to you (and have been prevented G2967 so G2443 far) G891 so G2443 that I may obtain G2192 some G5100 fruit G2590 among G1722 you also, G2532 even G2531 as among G1722 the rest G3062 of the Gentiles. G1484
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:14 - I am G1510 [fn]under G3781 obligation G3781 both G5037 to Greeks G1672 and to barbarians, G915 both G5037 to the wise G4680 and to the foolish. G453
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:15 - So, G3779 for my part, G1473 I am eager G4289 to preach G2097 the gospel G2097 to you also G2532 who G3588 are in Rome. G4516
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:16 - For I am G1870 not ashamed G1870 of the gospel, G2098 for it is the power G1411 of God G2316 for salvation G4991 to everyone G3956 who believes, G4100 to the Jew G2453 first G4413 and also G5037 to the Greek. G1672
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:17 - For in it the righteousness G1343 of God G2316 is revealed G601 [fn]from faith G4102 to faith; G4102 as it is written, G1125[fn]BUT THE RIGHTEOUS G1342 man SHALL LIVE G2198 BY FAITH G4102.”

Unbelief and Its Consequences

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:18 - For the wrath G3709 of God G2316 is revealed G601 from heaven G3772 against G1909 all G3956 ungodliness G763 and unrighteousness G93 of men G444 who suppress G2722 the truth G225 [fn]in unrighteousness, G93
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:19 - because G1360 that which G1110 is known G1110 about God G2316 is evident G5318 [fn]within G1722 them; for God G2316 made G5319 it evident G5319 to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:20 - For since G575 the creation G2937 of the world G2889 His invisible G517 attributes, His eternal G126 power G1411 and divine G2305 nature, G2305 have been clearly G2529 seen, G2529 being understood G3539 through what G4161 has G4161 been G4161 made, G4161 so G1519 that they are without G379 excuse. G379
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:21 - For even though they knew G1097 God, G2316 they did not [fn]honor G1392 Him as God G2316 or G2228 give G2168 thanks, G2168 but they became G3154 futile G3154 in their speculations, G1261 and their foolish G801 heart G2588 was darkened. G4654
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:22 - Professing G5335 to be wise, G4680 they became G3471 fools, G3471
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:23 - and exchanged G236 the glory G1391 of the incorruptible G862 God G2316 for an image G1504 in the form G3667 of corruptible G5349 man G444 and of birds G4071 and four-footed G5074 animals G5074 and [fn]crawling G2062 creatures. G2062
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:24 - Therefore G1352 God G2316 gave G3860 them over G3860 in the lusts G1939 of their hearts G2588 to impurity, G167 so G1519 that their bodies G4983 would be dishonored G818 among G1722 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:25 - For they exchanged G3337 the truth G225 of God G2316 for [fn]a lie, G5579 and worshiped G4573 and served G3000 the creature G2937 rather G3844 than G3844 the Creator, G2936 who G3739 is blessed G2128 [fn]forever. G165 Amen. G281
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:26 - For this G3778 reason G1223 God G2316 gave G3860 them over G3860 to degrading G819 passions; G3806 for their women G2338 exchanged G3337 the natural G5446 function G5540 for that which is [fn]unnatural, G3844 G5449
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:27 - and in the same G3668 way G3668 also G2532 the men G730 abandoned G863 the natural G5446 function G5540 of the woman G2338 and burned G1572 in their desire G3715 toward G1519 one G240 another, G240 men G730 with men G730 committing G2716 [fn]indecent G808 acts G808 and receiving G618 in [fn]their own G1438 persons G1438 the due G1163 penalty G489 of their error. G4106
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:28 - And just G2531 as they did not see G1381 fit G1381 [fn]to acknowledge G2192 G1922 God G2316 any longer, God G2316 gave G3860 them over G3860 to a depraved G96 mind, G3563 to do G4160 those G3588 things which are not proper, G2520
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:29 - being filled G4137 with all G3956 unrighteousness, G93 wickedness, G4189 greed, G4124 evil; G2549 full G3324 of envy, G5355 murder, G5408 strife, G2054 deceit, G1388 malice; G2550 they are gossips, G5588
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:30 - slanderers, G2637 [fn]haters G2319 of God, G2319 insolent, G5197 arrogant, G5244 boastful, G213 inventors G2182 of evil, G2556 disobedient G545 to parents, G1118
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:31 - without G801 understanding, G801 untrustworthy, G802 unloving, G794 unmerciful; G415
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:32 - and although they know G1921 the ordinance G1345 of God, G2316 that those G3588 who practice G4238 such G5108 things G5108 are worthy G514 of death, G2288 they not only G3440 do G4160 the same, G846 but also G2532 give G4909 hearty G4909 approval G4909 to those G3588 who practice G4238 them.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: a called apostle
Literally: seed
Or, as a result of
Or, spirit
Literally: for obedience
Or, holy ones
Or, concerning you all, that...
Or, strengthened
Literally: debtor
Or, by
Or, But he who is righteous by faith shall live
Or, by
Or, among
Literally: glorify
Or, reptiles
Literally: the lie
Literally: unto the ages
Literally: against nature
Literally: the shameless deed
Literally: themselves
Literally: to have God in knowledge
Or, hateful to God

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