16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves (A)to anyone as obedient slaves,[a] you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 6:16 For the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface; twice in this verse; also verses 17, 19 (twice), 20

26 but (A)has now been disclosed and through the prophetic writings has been made known to all nations, according to the command of the eternal God, (B)to bring about the obedience of faith—

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according to (A)the foreknowledge of God the Father, (B)in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and (C)for sprinkling with his blood:

May (D)grace and (E)peace be multiplied to you.

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18 For I will not venture to speak of anything except (A)what Christ has accomplished through me (B)to bring the Gentiles to obedience—by word and deed,

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And (A)the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests (B)became obedient to (C)the faith.

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