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Romans 3:9-20 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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9 What then? Are we any better off? No, not at all; for we have already charged that all, both Jews and Greeks, are under the power of sin, 9 What shall we conclude then? Are we any better ? Not at all! We have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under sin.
10 as it is written: "There is no one who is righteous, not even one; 10 As it is written: "There is no one righteous, not even one;
11 there is no one who has understanding, there is no one who seeks God. 11 there is no one who understands, 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." 12 All have turned away, they have together become worthless; there is no one who does good, not even one."
13 "Their throats are opened graves; they use their tongues to deceive." "The venom of vipers is under their lips." 13 "Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit." "The poison of vipers is on their lips."
14 "Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness." 14 "Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness."
15 "Their feet are swift to shed blood; 15 "Their feet are swift to shed blood;
16 ruin and misery are in their paths, 16 ruin and misery mark their ways,
17 and the way of peace they have not known." 17 and the way of peace they do not know."
18 "There is no fear of God before their eyes." 18 "There is no fear of God before their eyes."
19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced, and the whole world may be held accountable to God. 19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God.
20 For "no human being will be justified in his sight" by deeds prescribed by the law, for through the law comes the knowledge of sin. 20 Therefore no one will be declared righteous in his sight by observing the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of sin.