25 God presented Him as a propitiationa through faith in His blood, to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His restraint God passed over the sins previously committed.
References for Romans 3:25
    • u 3:25 - Or as a propitiatory sacrifice, or as an offering of atonement, or as a mercy seat; see Heb 9:5. The word propitiation has to do with the removal of divine wrath. Jesus' death is the means that turns God's wrath from the sinner; see 2 Co 5:21.