But the righteousness of faith speaks in this way, (A)“Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’ ” (that is, to bring Christ down from above) or, (B)“ ‘Who will descend into the abyss?’ ” (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead). But what does it say? (C)“The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith which we preach):

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But (A)the righteousness [a]based on faith speaks as follows: “(B)Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will go up into heaven?’ (that is, to bring Christ down), or ‘Who will descend into the (C)abyss?’ (that is, to (D)bring Christ up from the dead).” But what does it say? “(E)The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart”—that is, the word of faith which we are preaching,

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  1. Romans 10:6 Lit out of, from

But the righteousness that is by faith(A) says: “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’”[a](B) (that is, to bring Christ down) “or ‘Who will descend into the deep?’”[b](C) (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead).(D) But what does it say? “The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart,”[c](E) that is, the message concerning faith that we proclaim:

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  1. Romans 10:6 Deut. 30:12
  2. Romans 10:7 Deut. 30:13
  3. Romans 10:8 Deut. 30:14

17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

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17 So faith comes from (A)hearing, and hearing by (B)the word [a]of Christ.

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  1. Romans 10:17 Or concerning Christ

17 Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message,(A) and the message is heard through the word about Christ.(B)

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