15 But the free gift is not like the [a]offense. For if by the one man’s offense many died, much more the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abounded (A)to many. 16 And the gift is not like that which came through the one who sinned. For the judgment which came from one offense resulted in condemnation, but the free gift which came from many [b]offenses resulted in justification. 17 For if by the one man’s [c]offense death reigned through the one, much more those who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.)

18 Therefore, as through [d]one man’s offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through (B)one[e] Man’s righteous act the free gift came (C)to all men, resulting in justification of life. 19 For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by (D)one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous.

20 Moreover (E)the law entered that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace (F)abounded much more, 21 so that as sin reigned in death, even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 5:15 trespass or false step
  2. Romans 5:16 trespasses
  3. Romans 5:17 trespass
  4. Romans 5:18 Or one trespass
  5. Romans 5:18 Or one righteous act