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counted unto him for righteousness. the promise might be sure to all

4 Now to him that worketh, is the seed: not to that only which is the reward not reckoned of grace, of the law, but to that also wie but of debt.

Jis of the faith of Abraham, she is t 5 But to him that worketh not, the father of us all, but believeth on him that justifieth a 17 (As it is written, I hare made the ungodly, his faith is counted thee a father of many nations) be for righteousness.

|fore him whom he believed, men 6 Even as David also describeth God, who quickeneth the deed, the blessedness of the man unto and calleth those things which be whom God imputeth righteousness not, as though they were. . without works.

118 Who against hope believed 6 7 Saying, Blessed are they whose in hope, that he might become the iniquities are forgiven, and whose father of many nations ; according sins are covered.

to that which was spoken, Sosial b 8 Blessed is the man to whom thy seed be. the Lord will not impute sin. I 19 And being not weak in faith t 9 Cometh this blessedness then he considered not his own body upon the circumcision only, or up- now dead, when he was abou: on the uncircumcision also ? For hundred years old, neither vette we say that faith was reckoned to deadness of Sarah's womb. Abraham for righteousness. d 20 He staggered not at the per

10 How was it then reckoned ? mise of God through unbelief; to when he was in circumcision, or in was strong in faith, giving ciosys uncircumcision ? Not in circumci- God sion, but in uncircumcision.

21 And being fully persuaded t 11 And he received the sign of that what he had promised, te circumcision, a seal of the right was able also to perform. eousness of the faith which he had 22 And therefore it was imputed yet being uncircumcised: that he to him for righteousness. might be the father of all them 23 Now, it was not written te that believe, though they be not his sake alone, that it was inputed circumcised, that righteousness to him; Inight be imputed unto them also; d 24 But for us also, to whom it

12 And the father of circumcision shall be imputed, if we believe os to them who are not of the cir- him that raised up Jesus our Lord cumcision only, but who also walk from the dead, in the steps of that faith of our 25 Who was delivered for our ther Abraham, which he had being offences, and was raised again for yet uncircumcised.

our justification. t 13 For the promise that he

CHAP. V. should be the heir of the world b THEREFORE being justified was not to Abraham, or to his seed, I by faith, we have peace with through the law, but through the God, through our Lord Jesus Christ: righteousness of faith.

le 2 By whom also we have access t 14 For if they which are of the by faith into this grace wherein law be heirs, faith is made void, and we stand, and rejoice in hope of the promise made of none effect. the glory of God.

15 Because the law worketh c 3 And not only so, but we glory wrath: for where no law is, there in tribulations also ; knowing that is no transgression.

tribulation worketh patience ; ** 16 Therefore it is of faith, that 4 And patience, experience; and it might be by grace ; to the endl experience, hope:


15 And hope maketh not asha-| they which receive abundance of med ; because the love of God is grace, and of the gift of righteousshed abroad in our hearts by the ness, shall reign in life by one, Holy Ghost which is given unto us. Jesus Christ.) t 6 For when we were yet with-D 18 Therefore, as by the offence out strength, in due time Christ of one judgment came upon all men died for the ungodly.

to condemnation, even so by the 7 For scarcely for a righteous righteousness of one the free gift man will one die: yet peradven- came upon all men unto justificature for a good man some would tion of life. even dare to die.

19 For as by one man's disobeh 8. But God commendeth his love dience many were made sinners, toward us, in that while we were so by the obedience of one shall yet sinners, Christ died for us. many be made righteous, t 9 Much more then, being now 20 Moreover the law entered, justified by his blood, we shall be that the offence might abound. saved from wrath through him. But where sin abounded, grace

10 For if when we were ene- did much more abound: mies, we were reconciled to God t 21 That as sin hath reigned by the death of his son ; much unto death, even so might grace more, being reconciled, we shall reign through righteousness unto be saved by his life.

eternal life, by Jesus Christ our c 11 And not only so, but we also Lord. joy in God, through our Lord Jesus

CHAP. VI. Christ, by whom we have now re-p T HAT shall we say then? ceived the atonement.

VV Shall we continue in sin, 't 12 Wherefore as by one man sin that grace may abound? entered into the world, and death 2 God forbid. How shall we, by sin ; and so death passed upon that are dead to sin, live any all men, for that all have sinned. longer therein ?

13 (For until the law, sin was in 3 Know ye not that so many of us the world: but sin is not imputed as were baptized into Jesus Christ, when there is no law.

were baptized into his death ? t 14 Nevertheless, death reigned d 4 Therefore we are buried with from Adam to Moses, even over him by baptism into death: that them that had not sinned after the like as Christ was raised up from similitude of Adam's transgression, the dead by the glory of the Father, who is the figure of him that was even so we also should walk in to come.

newness of life. t 15 But not as the offence, so also 5 For if we have been planted is the free gift. For if through the together in the likeness of his offence of one many be dead, much death, we shall be also in the likemore the grace of God, and the ness of his resurrection: gift by grace, which is by one man, d 6 Knowing this, that our old Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto man is crucified with him, that the many.

body of sin might be destroyed t 16 And not as it was by one that that henceforth we should not sinned, so is the gift. For the judg-serve sin. ment was by one to condemnation, 7 For he that is dead is freed but the free gift is of many offences from sin. unto justification.

e 8 Now, if we be dead with Christ, 17 For if by one man's offence we believe that we shall also live death reigned by one, much more) with him.

t 9 Knowing that Christ, being ashamed ? for the end of those raised from the dead, dieth no things is death. more; death hath no more do- 6 22. But now being made frete minion over him.

from sin, and become servants to 10 For in that he died, he died God, ye have your fruit unto he unto sin once: but in that he liv- ness, and the end everlasting life eth, he liveth unto God.

23 For the wages of sin is death d 11 Likewise reckon ye also your-but the gift of God is eternal be selves to be dead indeed unto sin, through Jesus Christ our Lord hut alive unto God through Jesus

CHAP. VII. Christ our Lord.

It T NOW ye not, brethren, (* d 12 Let not sin therefore reign in D I speak to them that know your mortal body, that ye should the law) how that the law han obey it in the lusts thereof. dominion over a man as long ast d 13 Neither yield ye your mem- liveth ? bers as instruments of unrighteous- 2 For the woman which ban ! ness unto sin: but yield yourselves husband, is bound by the lawt unto God, as those that are alive her husband so long as he lived: froin the dead, and your members but if the husband be dead, shes as instruments of righteousness loosed from the law of her husband unto God:

3 So then, if while her husband 1 14 For sin shall not have do- liveth, she be married to anothe minion over you: for ye are not man, she shall be called an ado under the law, but under grace. I teress: but if her husband be dead, p 15 What then ? shall we sin, she is free from that law : so shkar because we are not under the law, she is no adulteress, though she be but under grace ? God forbid. married to another man.

16 Know ye not, that to whom e 4 Wherefore, my brethren. ye yield yourselves servants to also are become dead to the las obey, his servants ye are to whom by the body of Christ ; that y ye obey; whether of sin unto death, should be married to another, en or of obedience unto righteousness? to him who is raised from the dead d 17 But God be thanked, that ye that we should bring forth fruit us were the servants of sin ; but ye to God. have obeyed from the heart that c 5 For when we were in the form of doctrine which was de- flesh, the motions of sins, which livered you.

were by the law, did work in on e 18 Being then made free from members to bring forth fruit unto sin, ye became the servants of death: righteousness.

c 6 But now we are delivered d 19 I speak after the manner of from the law, that being dead men, because of the infirmity of wherein we were held ; that we your flesh: for as ye have yielded should serve in newness of spirit your members servants to un- and not in the oldness of the cleanness and to iniquity, unto letter. iniquity, even so now yield your 7 What shall we say then. Is members servants to righteousness, the law sin ? God forbid. Nay, I unto holiness.

had not known sin, but by the t 20 For when ye were the ser- law: for I had not known lust, vants of sin, ye were free from except the law had said, Thou righteousness.

shalt not covet. 21 What fruit had ye then inle 8 But sin, taking occasion by those things whereof ye are now the commandment, wrought in

me all manner of concupiscence. I captivity to the law of sin which For without the law sin was is in my members. dead.

c 24 O wretched man that I am! e 9 For I was alive without the who shall deliver ine from the law oncè: but when the com- body of this death ? mandment came, sin revived, and e 25 I thank God, through Jesus I died.

Christ our Lord. So then, with 10 And the commandment which the mind I myself serve the law of was ordained to life, I found to be God; but with the flesh the law of unto death.

sin. 11 For sin, taking occasion by

CHAP. VIII. the commandment, deceived me, 6 THERE is therefore now no and by it slew me.

1 condemnation to themwhich t 12 Wherefore the law is holy, are in Christ Jesus, who walk not and the commandment holy, and after the flesh, but after the Spirit. just, and good.

le 2 For the law of the Spirit of life * 13 Was then that which is good in Christ Jesus, hath made me free made death unto me? God forbid. from the law of sin and death. But sin, that it might appear sin,lt 3 For what the law could not working death in me by that do, in that it was weak through which is good ; that sin by the the flesh, God sending his own Son commandment might become ex. in the likeness of sinful flesh, and ceeding sinful.

for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: 14 For we know that the law is d 4 That the righteousness of the spiritual: but I am carnal, sold law might be fulfilled in us, who under sin.,

walk not after the flesh, but after e 15 For that which I do, I allow the Spirit. not: for what I would, that do I c 5 For they that are after the not ; but what I hate, that do I. flesh, do mind the things of the -- 16 If then I do that which I flesh: but they that are after the would not, I consent unto the law Spirit, the things of the Spirit. that it is good.

1.6 For to be carnally minded is e 17 Now then it is no more I that death; but to be spiritually minddo it, but sin that dwelleth in me. ed is life and peace: t 18 For I know that in me (that ** 7 Because the carnal mind is is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good enmity against God: for it is not thing: for to will is present with subject to the law of God, neither me; but how to perform that indeed can be. which is good, I find not.

t 8 So then they that are in the c 19 For the good that I would, I flesh cannot please God. do not; but the evil which I would 9 But ye are not in the flesh, not, that I do.

but in the Spirit, if so be that the 20 Now if I do that I would not, Spirit of God dwell in you. Now, it is no more I that do it, but sin if any man have not the Spirit of that dwelleth in me.

Christ, he is none of his. c 21 I find then a law, that when 10 Ånd if Christ be in you, the I would do good, evil is present body is dead because of sin; but with me.

the Spirit is life because of rightc 22 For I delight in the law of eousness. God, after the inward man: it 11 But if the Spirit of him that

23 But I see another law in my raised up Jesus from the dead members warring against the law dwell in you, he that raised up of nay mind, and bringing me into Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his c 25 But if we hope for thai se Spirit that dwelleth in you. see not, then do we with patience

* 12 Therefore, brethren, we are wait for it. debtors not to the flesh, to live b 26 Likewise the Spirit also help after the flesh.

eth our infirmities: for we know 13 For if ye live after the flesh, not what we should pray for as we ye shall die: but if ye through the ought: but the Spirit itself maketh Spirit do mortify the deeds of the intercession for us. with groanings body, ye shall live.

which cannot be uttered. po t 14 For as many as are led by t 27 And he that searcheth the the Spirit of God, they are the hearts knoweth what is the mind sons of God.

lof the Spirit, because he maketh c 15 For ye have not received the intercession for the saints, accordspirit of bondage again to fear ; sing to the will of God. but ye have received the Spirit of t 28 And we know that all things adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, work together for good, to them Father.

that love God, to them who are the t 16 The Spirit itself beareth called according to his purpose. witness with our spirit, that we t 29 For whom he did foreknow, are the children of God:

he also did predestinate to be copb 17 And if children, then heirs : formed to the image of his Son. heirs of God, and joint-heirs with that he might be the first-bom Christ; if so be that we suffer with among many brethren. him, that we may be also glorifiedt 30 Moreover, whom he did pre. together.

destinate, them he also called: and 18 For I reckon, that the suffer- whom he called, them he also ings of this present tiine are not justified: and whom he justified. worthy to be compared with the glo- them he also glorified. ry which shall be revealed in us. | 31 What shall we then say to

19 For the earnest expectation these things ? If God be for us, of the creature waiteth for the who can be against us? manifestation of the sons of God. 16 32 He that spared not his own

D 20 For the creature was made Son, but delivered him up for us subject to vanity, not willingly, all, how shall he not with him als but by reason of him who hath freely give us all things? subjected the same in hope ; t 33 Who shall lay any thing to

21 Because the creature itself the charge of God's elect? Ito also shall be delivered from the God that justifieth: bondage of corruption, into the glo-34 Who is he that condemneth? rious liberty of the children of God. It is Christ that died, yea rather,

* 22 For we know that the whole that is risen again, who is even at creation groaneth, and travaileth the right hand of God, who also in pain together until now: maketh intercession for us. c 23 And not only they, but our- 35 Who shall separate us from selves also, which have the first the love of Christ shall tribulafruits of the Spirit, even we our- tion, or distress, or persecution, or selves groan within ourselves, wait- famine, or nakedness, or peril, or ing for the adoption, to wit, the re-sword ? demption of our body.

a 36 (As it is written, For thy sake 24 For we are saved by hope. we are killed all the day long; But hope that is seen, is not hope: we are accounted as sheep for for what a man seeth, why doth he the slaughter.) yet hope for ?

16 37 Nay, in all these things we

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