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Romans 1:16-18 American Standard Version (ASV)

16 For I am not ashamed of the [a]gospel: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. 17 For therein is revealed a righteousness of God from faith unto faith: as it is written, [b]But the righteous shall live [c]by faith.

18 For [d]the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who [e]hinder the truth in unrighteousness;


  1. Romans 1:16 Greek good tidings. See verse 1.
  2. Romans 1:17 Hab. 2:4.
  3. Romans 1:17 Greek from.
  4. Romans 1:18 Or, a wrath
  5. Romans 1:18 Or, hold the truth. Compare 1 Cor. 7:30 (Greek).

Romans 1:16-18 New International Version (NIV)

16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. 17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last,[a] just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”[b]

God’s Wrath Against Sinful Humanity

18 The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness,


  1. Romans 1:17 Or is from faith to faith
  2. Romans 1:17 Hab. 2:4
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