23 For all have sinned(A) and fall short of the[a] glory of God. 24 They are justified freely by His grace(B) through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.(C) 25 God presented Him as a propitiation[b](D) through faith in His blood,(E) to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His restraint God(F) passed over the sins previously committed.(G) 26 God presented Him to demonstrate His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be righteous and declare righteous[c] the one who has faith in Jesus.

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  1. Romans 3:23 Or and lack the
  2. Romans 3:25 Or as a propitiatory sacrifice, or as an offering of atonement, or as a mercy seat; 2Co 5:21; Heb 9:5
  3. Romans 3:26 Or and justify, or and acquit

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