28 Therefore we conclude (A)that a man is [a]justified by faith apart from the deeds of the law.

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  1. Romans 3:28 declared righteous

28 [a]For (A)we maintain that a person is justified by faith apart from works [b]of the Law.

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  1. Romans 3:28 One early ms Therefore
  2. Romans 3:28 Or of law

28 For we maintain that an individual is justified by faith distinctly apart from works of the Law [the observance of which has nothing to do with justification, that is, being declared free of the guilt of sin and made acceptable to God].

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28 For we maintain that a person is justified by faith apart from the works of the law.(A)

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28 Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.

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16 (A)knowing that a man is not [a]justified by the works of the law but (B)by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not (C)by the works of the law; for by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.

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  1. Galatians 2:16 declared righteous

16 nevertheless, knowing that (A)a person is not justified by works of [a]the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by (B)faith in Christ and not by works of [b]the Law; since (C)by works of [c]the Law no [d]flesh will be justified.

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  1. Galatians 2:16 Or law
  2. Galatians 2:16 Or law
  3. Galatians 2:16 Or law
  4. Galatians 2:16 Or mortal man

16 yet we know that a man is not [a]justified [and placed in right standing with God] by works of the Law, but [only] through faith in [God’s beloved Son,] Christ Jesus. And even we [as Jews] have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the Law. By observing the Law no one will ever be justified [declared free of the guilt of sin and its penalty].(A)

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  1. Galatians 2:16 Being justified is a legal or judicial declaration of righteousness. Justification has two parts: (1) Being declared free of blame, acquitted of sin—not guilty. Believers are justified because Jesus Christ personally assumed the guilt for our sin on the cross; (2) God declares the person righteous, that is, placed in a position of right-standing with Him. A person may not be made righteous by his personal behavior, no matter how good, or by the declaration of any other human being.

16 know that a person is not justified by the works of the law,(A) but by faith in Jesus Christ.(B) So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in[a] Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified.(C)

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  1. Galatians 2:16 Or but through the faithfulness of … justified on the basis of the faithfulness of

16 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

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11 But that no one is [a]justified by the law in the sight of God is evident, for (A)“the just shall live by faith.”

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  1. Galatians 3:11 declared righteous

11 Now, that (A)no one is justified [a]by [b]the Law before God is evident; for, “[c](B)the righteous one will live by faith.”

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  1. Galatians 3:11 Or in
  2. Galatians 3:11 Or law
  3. Galatians 3:11 Or the one who is righteous by faith will live

11 Now it is clear that no one is justified [that is, declared free of the guilt of sin and its penalty, and placed in right standing] before God by the Law, for “The righteous (the just, the upright) shall live by faith.”(A)

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11 Clearly no one who relies on the law is justified before God,(A) because “the righteous will live by faith.”[a](B)

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  1. Galatians 3:11 Hab. 2:4

11 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.

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