Romans 3:3-13 NRS

3 What if some were unfaithful? Will their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of God?
4 By no means! Although everyone is a liar, let God be proved true, as it is written, "So that you may be justified in your words, and prevail in your judging." a

References for Romans 3:4

    • i 3:4 - Gk [when you are being judged]
      5 But if our injustice serves to confirm the justice of God, what should we say? That God is unjust to inflict wrath on us? (I speak in a human way.)
      6 By no means! For then how could God judge the world?
      7 But if through my falsehood God's truthfulness abounds to his glory, why am I still being condemned as a sinner?
      8 And why not say (as some people slander us by saying that we say), "Let us do evil so that good may come"? Their condemnation is deserved!
      9 What then? Are we any better off? b No, not at all; for we have already charged that all, both Jews and Greeks, are under the power of sin,

      References for Romans 3:9

        • j 3:9 - Or [at any disadvantage?]
          10 as it is written: "There is no one who is righteous, not even one;
          11 there is no one who has understanding, there is no one who seeks God.
          12 All have turned aside, together they have become worthless; there is no one who shows kindness, there is not even one."
          13 "Their throats are opened graves; they use their tongues to deceive." "The venom of vipers is under their lips."