16 and yet because we know that a person is not justified by the works of the law(A) but by faith in Jesus Christ,[a] even we ourselves have believed in Christ Jesus. This was so that we might be justified by faith in Christ[b] and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no human being will[c] be justified.

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  1. 2:16 Or by the faithfulness of Jesus Christ
  2. 2:16 Or by the faithfulness of Christ
  3. 2:16 Lit law all flesh will not

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