Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man,1 and death through sin,2 and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned3--
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for before the law was given, sin was in the world. But sin is not taken into account when there is no law.4
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Nevertheless, death reigned from the time of Adam to the time of Moses, even over those who did not sin by breaking a command, as did Adam,5 who was a pattern of the one to come.6
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But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man,7 how much more did God's grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ,8 overflow to the many!
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Again, the gift of God is not like the result of the one man's sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification.
For if, by the trespass of the one man, death9 reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God's abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life10 through the one man, Jesus Christ.
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Consequently, just as the result of one trespass was condemnation for all men,11 so also the result of one act of righteousness was justification12 that brings life13 for all men.
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For just as through the disobedience of the one man14 the many were made sinners,15 so also through the obedience16 of the one man the many will be made righteous.
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The law was added so that the trespass might increase.17 But where sin increased, grace increased all the more,18
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so that, just as sin reigned in death,19 so also grace20 might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life21 through Jesus Christ our Lord.
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