25 whom God displayed publicly as (A)a [a]propitiation [b](B)in His blood through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness, [c]because in God’s merciful (C)restraint He (D)let the sins previously committed go unpunished; 26 for the demonstration, that is, of His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be just and the justifier of the one who [d]has faith in Jesus.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 3:25 I.e., a means of reconciliation between God and mankind by paying the penalty for sin
  2. Romans 3:25 Or by
  3. Romans 3:25 Lit because of the passing over of the sins previously committed, in the restraint of God
  4. Romans 3:26 Lit is of the faith of Jesus