14 (A)I am [a]under obligation both to Greeks and to the [b](B)uncultured, both to the wise and to the foolish. 15 So, for my part, I am eager to (C)preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome.

16 For I am not (D)ashamed of the gospel, for (E)it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the (F)Jew first and also to (G)the Greek. 17 For in it (H)the righteousness of God is revealed [c]from faith to faith; as it is written: “[d](I)But the righteous one will live by faith.”

Unbelief and Its Consequences

18 For (J)the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of people who (K)suppress the truth [e]in unrighteousness, 19 because (L)that which is known about God is evident [f]within them; for God made it evident to them. 20 For (M)since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, that is, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, (N)being understood by what has been made, so that they are without excuse. 21 For even though they knew God, they did not [g]honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became (O)futile in their reasonings, and their senseless hearts were darkened.

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  1. Romans 1:14 Lit debtor
  2. Romans 1:14 I.e., non-Hellenes
  3. Romans 1:17 Or by
  4. Romans 1:17 Or But the one who is righteous by faith shall live
  5. Romans 1:18 Or by
  6. Romans 1:19 Or among
  7. Romans 1:21 Lit glorify

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