31And not only this, but awe also2exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulationbringsabout3perseverance;
and 4perseverance, 5provencharacter; and provencharacter, hope;
and hope6does not disappoint, because the love of God has been 7poured out within our heartsthrough the HolySpirit who was given to us.
For while we were still8helpless, 9at the righttime10Christdied for the ungodly.
For one will hardlydie for a righteousman; bthoughperhaps for the goodman someone would dareeven to die.
But God11demonstrates12His ownlovetoward us, in that while we were yetsinners, 13Christdied for us.
9Muchmorethen, having now been justifiedc14by His blood, we shall be saved15from the wrath of God through Him.
For if while we were 16enemies we were reconciled to Godthrough the death of His Son, muchmore, having been reconciled, we shall be savedd17by His life.
1118And not only this, ebut we alsoexult in Godthrough our LordJesusChrist, throughwhom we have nowreceived19the reconciliation.
12Therefore , just as through20onemansinentered into the world, and 21deaththroughsin, and 22sodeathspread to allmen, becauseallsinned -
for funtil the Lawsin was in the world, but 23sin is not imputed when there is nolaw.