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Romans 3:9 CSB

The Whole World Guilty before God

9 What then? Are we any better?a Not at all! For we have previously charged that both Jews and Gentilesb are all under sin,c

References for Romans 3:9

    • e 3:9 - Are we Jews any better than the Gentiles?
    • f 3:9 - Lit Greeks
    • g 3:9 - Under sin's power or dominion

      Study tools for Romans 3:9

      • a 3:4 - Ps 116:11 LXX
      • b 3:4 - Ps 51:4
      • c 3:5 - Or shows, or demonstrates
      • d 3:5 - Lit I speak as a man
      • e 3:9 - Are we Jews any better than the Gentiles?
      • f 3:9 - Lit Greeks
      • g 3:9 - Under sin's power or dominion
      • h 3:10 - Paul constructs this charge from a chain of OT quotations, mainly from the Psalms.
      • i 3:12 - Ps 14:1-3; 53:1-3; see Ec 7:20
      • j 3:13 - Ps 5:9
      • k 3:13 - Ps 140:3
      • l 3:14 - Ps 10:7
      • m 3:17 - Isaiah 59:7-8
      • n 3:18 - Ps 36:1
      • o 3:19 - Lit those in the law
      • p 3:19 - Or become guilty before God, or may be accountable to God
      • q 3:20 - Or will be declared righteous, or will be acquitted
      • r 3:21 - When capitalized, the Law and the Prophets OT
      • s 3:22 - Or through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ
      • t 3:23 - Or and lack the
      • 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.
      • v 3:26 - Or and justify, or and acquit
      • w 3:27 - Or what principle?
      • x 3:27 - Or a principle