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Romans 3 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Then what [fn]advantage has the Jew? Or what is the benefit of circumcision?

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Great in every respect. First of all, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

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What then? If some [fn]did not believe, their [fn]unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, will it?

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May it never be! Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar, as it is written,
“THAT YOU MAY BE JUSTIFIED IN YOUR WORDS,
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But if our unrighteousness [fn]demonstrates the righteousness of God, what shall we say? The God who inflicts wrath is not unrighteous, is He? (I am speaking in human terms.)

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May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?

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But if through my lie the truth of God abounded to His glory, why am I also still being judged as a sinner?

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And why not say (as we are slanderously reported and as some claim that we say), “Let us do evil that good may come”? [fn]Their condemnation is just.

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What then? [fn]Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin;

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as it is written,
“THERE IS NONE RIGHTEOUS, NOT EVEN ONE;

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THERE IS NONE WHO UNDERSTANDS,
THERE IS NONE WHO SEEKS FOR GOD;

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ALL HAVE TURNED ASIDE, TOGETHER THEY HAVE BECOME USELESS;
THERE IS NONE WHO DOES GOOD,
THERE IS NOT EVEN ONE.”

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“THEIR THROAT IS AN OPEN GRAVE,
WITH THEIR TONGUES THEY KEEP DECEIVING,”
“THE POISON OF ASPS IS UNDER THEIR LIPS”;

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“WHOSE MOUTH IS FULL OF CURSING AND BITTERNESS”;

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“THEIR FEET ARE SWIFT TO SHED BLOOD,

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DESTRUCTION AND MISERY ARE IN THEIR PATHS,

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AND THE PATH OF PEACE THEY HAVE NOT KNOWN.”

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“THERE IS NO FEAR OF GOD BEFORE THEIR EYES.”

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Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are [fn]under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

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because by the works [fn]of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for [fn]through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.

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But now apart [fn]from the Law the righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets,

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even the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all those [fn]who believe; for there is no distinction;

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for all [fn]have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

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being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;

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whom God displayed publicly as a [fn]propitiation [fn]in His blood through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness, [fn]because in the forbearance of God He passed over the sins previously committed;

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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 [fn]has faith in Jesus.

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Where then is boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith.

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[fn]For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works [fn]of the Law.

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Or is God the God of Jews only? Is He not the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also,

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since indeed God who will justify the [fn]circumcised [fn]by faith and the [fn]uncircumcised through faith is one.

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Do we then nullify [fn]the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.
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NASB Footnotes
Literally: is the advantage of the Jew
Or, were unfaithful
Or, unfaithfulness
Literally: in Your judging
Or, commends
Literally: Whose
Or, Are we worse
Literally: in
Or, of law
Or, through law
Or, from law
Or, who believe. For there is no distinction, since they all have sinned...and are being justified
Or, sinned
Or, a propitiatory sacrifice
Or, by
Literally: because of the passing over of the sins previously committed in the forbearance of God
Literally: is of the faith of Jesus
One early ms reads Therefore
Or, of law
Literally: circumcision
Literally: out of
Literally: uncircumcision
Or, law

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation.

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