But ifthrough my lie1the truth of Godabounded to His glory, 2why am I alsostill being judged as a sinner?
And why not say (as we are slanderouslyreported and as someclaim that we say ), "3Let us doevil that good may come "? aTheir condemnation is just.
9Whatthen? b4Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have alreadycharged that both5Jews and 6Greeks are 7allundersin;
as it is written, "8THERE IS NONERIGHTEOUS, NOT EVENONE;
THERE IS NONE WHO UNDERSTANDS, THERE IS NONE WHO SEEKS FOR GOD;
12ALL HAVE TURNEDASIDE, TOGETHER THEY HAVE BECOMEUSELESS; THERE IS NONE WHO DOESGOOD, THERE IS NOT EVENONE."
"9THEIR THROAT IS AN OPENGRAVE, WITH THEIR TONGUES THEY KEEP DECEIVING," "10THE POISON OF ASPS IS UNDER THEIR LIPS ";
"11WHOSEMOUTH IS FULL OF CURSING AND BITTERNESS ";
"12THEIR FEET ARE SWIFT TO SHEDBLOOD,
16DESTRUCTION AND MISERY ARE IN THEIR PATHS,
AND THE PATH OF PEACE THEY HAVE NOT KNOWN."