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Death is the wages of sin. Chap. VII. How far the power of the luw is. 873 - 7 For he that is dead is freed from sin. | so long as he liveth ; but if the husband

8 Now if we be dead with Christ, we be dead, sie is loosed from the law of believe that we shall also live with him :: her husband.

9 Knowing that Christ, being raised 3 So then, if while her husband liveth, from the dead, dieth no more ; death she be married to another man, she shall hath no more dominion over him.

be called an adulteress : but if her hus10 For in that he died, he died unto | band be dead, she is free from that law; sin once : but in that he liveth, he liveth so that she is no adulteress, though she unto God.

be married to another man. 11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves 4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye alsoare to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto become dead to the law by the body of God through Jesus Christ our Lord. Christ ; that ye should be married to· 12 Let not sin therefore reign in your another, even to him who is raised from mortal body, that ye should obey it in the the dead, that we should bring forth fruit. lusts thereof.

unto God. 13 Neither yield ye your members as 5 For when we were in the flesh, the instruments of unrighteousness unto sin : | motions of sins, which were by the law, but yield yourselves unto God, as those did work in our members to bring forth that are alive from the dead, and your fruit unto death : . members as instruments of righteousness! 6 But now we are delivered from the unto God:

| law, that being dead wherein we were 14 For sin shall not have dominton 'held ; that we should serve in newness of over you: for ye are not under the law, spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter. .but under grace. .

7 What shall we say then? Is the 15 What then shall we sin, because law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not we are not under the law, but under | known sin, but by the law : for I had not grace? God forbid.

known lust, except the law had said, 16 Know ye not, that to whom ve Thou shalt not covet. vield yourselves cervants to obey, his 8 But sin, taking cccasion by the comservants ye are to whom ye obey; , mandment, wrought in me ali manner of whether of sin unto death, or of obedi concupiscence. For without the law siu ence unto righteousness?

was dead. 17 But God be thanked, that ye were 9 For I was alive without the law the servants of sin ; but ye hare obcved once : but when the commandment from the heart that form of doctiine came, sin revivedl, and I died. which was delivered you.

10 And the cominandment which was 18 Being then made free from sin, ye i ordainel to life, I found to be unto death, became the servants of righteousness. 11 For sin, taking cccasion by the com

19 I speak after the manner címen, bc- mandment, deceived me,and by it ski w me. cause of the infirmity of your flesh: for as 12 Ilierefore the law is holy, and the wie have vielded your members servants commandment holy, and just, and goodi.

to uncleanness and to iniquiry, unto in 13 Was then that which is good made quity ; even so now vield your members | death unto me? God forbid. But sin, servants to righteousness, unto holiness. that it might appear sin, working death

20 For when ye were the servants of in me by that which is gool; that sin by sin, ye were tree irom righteousness. the commandnient might become ex.. 21 What fruit had ye then in those ceeding sinful. trings whereof ve are now ashamed? tor 14 For we know that the law is spiritthe end of those things is death.

| ual: but I am carnal, sold under sin. 22 But now being made free from sin, 15 For that which I do, I allow not: and become servants to God, ye have for what I would, that do I not; but what your fruit unto holiness, and the end ev- 1 I hate, that do I. vlasting lite.

| 16 )flhen I do that which I would not, 23 for the wages of sin is death : but I consent unto the law that it is good. t'ie gift of God is eternal life, through 17 Now then it is no more I that do it, jesus Christ our Lord.

but sin that dwelieri in me CHAP. VII.

18 For I kuow that in me (that is, in 1 o lurs haiti 07er over a mian longer | my flesii,) dwelleth no good thing: for to

than he liveth. 7 The lat! is not sin, i will is present with me; but huqu to per12 but holi, 1418?, ??!! quoi.

form that which is good, I find not. I NOW ye riot, brethren, (tor I speak 19 For the good that I would, I do not ;

to the 5 that know the law) how but the evil which I would not, that I do. that the law hath dominion over a man' 20 Now if I do that I would not, it is as long as he liveth!

no more I that do it, but sin that dwell2 For the woman w'.ich hath an hus. ' eth in me. bang, :s box3d by the law to lay busband il 21 [ find then a law, that when I

874 Who are free froin condemnation. ROMANS. Who are caved by hope. would do good, evil is present with me. received the Spirit of adoption, whereby

22 For I delight in the law of God, live cry, Abba, Father. after the inward man;

1 '16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with 23 But I see another law in my mem- our spirit, that we are the children of God: bers warring against the law of my mind, 17. And if children, then heirs ; heirs and bringing me into captivity to the law of God, and joint-heirs with Chirist ; if of sin which is in my members. ' so be that we suffer with him, that we

24 O wretched man thatlam! whoshall may be also glorified together. deliver me from the body of this death? 18 For I reckon, that the sufferings of

25 I thank God, through Jesus Christ this present time are not worthy 10 be our Lord. So then, with the mind I my- compared with the glory which shall be self serve the iaw of God ; but with the ll revealed in us. fesh the law of sin.

19 For the earnest expectation of the CHAP. VIII.

creature waiteth for the manifestation of 1 JVho are free from condemnation. 5, the sons of God.

13 What harm corneth of the flesh, 6, 1 20 For the creature was made subject 14 and what good of the Shiril, 17 and to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of what of being God's children.

him who hath subjected the same in hope: THERE is therefore now no condem- 21 Because the creature itselt also shall

nation to them which are in Christ be delivered from the bondage of corJesus, who walk not aficr the flesh, but ruption, into the glorious liberty of the after the Spirit.

children of Gal. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life, in 22 For we know that the whole creaChrist Jesus, hath made me free from the tion groaneth, and uavaileth in pain to law of sin and death.

grether until now: 3 For what the law could not clo, in 23. And not only they, but corselves that it was weak through the flesh, God also, which have the first-fruits of the sending his own Son in the likeness of Spirit, even we ourselves groan witria sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin ourselves, waiting for the adoption, so in the flesh :

ll wit, the redemption of our body. 4. That the righteousness of the law | 24 For we are saved by hope : But inight be fulwiled in us, who walk not hope that is seen, is not hone: for what a after the flesh, but after the Spirit i man seeth, why doth he ret hope for?

5 For they that are after tlie tlesh, doi 25 But it we hope for that we see not, mind the things of the flesh : but they then do we witin patience wait for it. that are after the Spirii, the things of the 26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth or Spirit.

infirmities : for we know not what we *6 For to be carnally minded is death; should pray for as we ought : but the Spipbut to be spiritualiy minded is life and it itself maketh intercession for os, with peace :

groanings which cannot be uttered. . 7. Because the carnal mind is enmity 1 27 And he that searcheth the hearts against God: for it is not subject to the knoweth what is the mind of the Spiri, law of God, leither indeed can be. because lie maketli intercession for the

8 So then they that are in the flesh saints, according to the will of God. cannot please God.

23. And we know that all things work 9 But ye are not in the Aesh, but in together for gcoul, to theny that love Gol, the Spirit, if so he that the Soirit of God to them who are the called according to dwell in you. Now if any man have not his purpose. Ei s ii; the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. 29 For whom he dil foreknow, he al

10 And if Christ be in you, the body is so did predestinate to be conformed to the dead because of sin ; but the Spirit is life image of his Son, that he might be the because of righteous CSS.

first-born among many brethren. . 11 But if the Spirit of him that raised || 30 Moreover, whom he dil predestiup Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he nate, them he also caller! ; and when he that raised up Christ from the dead shall called, them he also justifed : and whcm also quicken your mortal bodlies by his he justified, them he also giorified. Spirit that dwelleth in you.

|3i Whatshall we then say tothese things *12 Therefore, brethren, we are debt-God be for us, who can be against us? ols, not to the flesh, to live afier the flesh. 52 He that spared not his own Son, but

13 For if ye live after the fles, ye shall delivered him up for tis all, how shall be die: but if ye through the Spirit do mor- not witir him also freely give us all things? tify the dceds of the body, ye shall live. 33 Whoshall lay any thing to the charge

14 For as many as are led by the lof God's elect! It is God that justilieth: Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. 34 Who is he that condemuerb? It is

15 For ye have not received the spirit Christ that djed, yen, rather that is rien

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Paul's sorrow for the Jews. Chap. 1x. The calling of the Gentiles. 875 God, who also maketh intercession for us. i 15 For he saith to Moses, I will have

35 Who shall separate us from the love mercy on whom I will have mercy, and of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or | I will have compassion on whom I will persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or have compassion. peril, or sword?

| 16 So trien, it is not of him that willeth, 36 As it is written, For thy sake we nor of him that runneth, but of God that are killed all the day long; we are ac- showeth mercy. counted as sheep for che slaughter.

17 For the scripture saith unto Pha:. 37 Nay, in all these things we are more 'raoh, Even for this same purpose have I than conquerors, through him that loved raised thee up, that I might shew my

| power in thee, and that my name night 38 For I am persuaded, that neither | be declared throughout all the earth. death, nor lite, por angels, nor principal- 18 Therefore hath he mercy on whom ities, nor powers, nor things present, nor he will have mercy, and whom he will things to come,

he hardeneth. 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any 19 Thou wilt say then unto me, Why other creature, shall be able to separate us i doth he yet find fault? for who hath from the love of God which is in Christi resisted his will ? Jesus our Lord.

! 20 Nay but, Oman, who art thou that CHAP. IX.

1 repliest against God? shall the thing i Paul's sorrow for the Jerus. 7 All A- || formed say to him that formed it, Why

braham's seed were not the children hast thou made me thus ? of the firomise. 25 The calling of the 21 Hath not the potter power over the

Gentiles, and rejection of the Jews. clay cf the same lump to make one vessel I SAY the truth in Christ, I lie not, my unto honour, and another unto dishonour? I conscience also bearing me witness in 22 What if God, willing to sbew hrs the Holy Ghost,

wrath, and to make his power known, 2 That I have great heaviness and con- endured with much long-suffering the timuni sorrow in my heart.

vessels of wrath fitted to destruction : 3 For I could wish that myself were 23 And that he might make known the accursed from Christ, for my brethren, riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, my kinsmen according to the flesh: which he had afore prepared unto glory,

4 Whoare Israelites; to whom fiertain-| 24 Even us wh'i he hath called, not elh the adoption, and the glory, and the 'l of the Jews only, but also of the Gentiles, covenants, and ihe giving of the law, and 25 As lie saith also in Osee, I will the service of God, and the promises ; call them My people, which were not

5 Whose are the fathers, and of whom, my people; and her Beloved, which was as concerning the flesh, Christ came, who not beloyed. is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen. 26 And it shall come to pass, that in the

6. Net as thong the word of God hath place where it was said unto them, Ye taken none effect. For they are not all are not my people ; there shall they be Israel, which are of Israel :

called, The children of the living God. . 7 Neither because they are the seed of 27 Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, Abraham, are they all children: but, In | Though the number of the children of Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Israel be as the sand of the sea, a rem8 That is, They which are the children nant shall be saved : of the fiesh, these are not the children of 28 For he will finish the work, and cut Gol; but the children of the promise are it short in righteousness: because a short counted for the seed. .

work will the Lord make upon the earth. 9 For this is the word of promise, At 29 And as Esajas said before, Except this time will I come, and Sara shall i the Lord of Sabaoth had left us a seed, have a son.

we had been as Sodoma, and been made 10 And not only this ; but when Re- || like unto Gomorrha. becca also had conceived by one, even by il 30 What shall we say then. That the our father Isaac,

Gentiles which followed not after right11 (For the children being not yet born, | cousness, have attained to righteousness, neither having done any gond or evil, that even the righteousness which is of faith : the purpose of God, according to election | S1 But Israel, which followed after the might starnd, not of works, but of him that law of righteousness, hath not attained calleth)

to the law of righteousness. 12 It was said unto her, The elder shall 32 Wherefore? Because theu sought it serve the younger.

not by faith, but as it were by the works 13 As it is written, Jacob have I loved, ll of the law. For they stumbled at that but Esau have I hated.

li stumblirg-stone ; 14 What shall we say then? Is there 33 As it is written, Behold, I lay in Orighiousness with God? God forbid. l Sion a stumbling.stone, and rick oli

876 All Israel not cast off: ROMANS.

Against boasting fence: and whosoever believeth on him) Moses saith, I will provoke you to jeal shall not be ashamed.. .

ousy by them that are no people, and by CHAP, X. ,

a foolish nation I will anger you. 1 The difference of the righteousness of 20 But Esaias is very bold, and saith, I

the law, and inat of faithi 11 No be was found of them that sought me not; 1 liever shall be confounded, whether was made manifest unto them that asked Jew or Gentile.

not after me. D RETHREN, my heart's desire and 21 But to Israel he saith, All day long D prayer to God for Israel is, that they I have stretched forth my hands imto à miglit he saved.

I disobedient and gainsaying people. 2 For I bear them record that they

CHAP. XỈ. have a zeal of God, but not according to i God hath not cast off all Israel. 7 Some knowledge.

wereelected, therest were hardened. is 3 For they, being ignorant of God's right The Gentiles may not insult upon them. eousness, and going about to establish their I SAY then, Hath Godcast away his peo own righteousness, have not submitted | I ple? God forbid. For I also am an Isthemselves unto the righteousness of God. raelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the

4 For Christ is the end of the law for tribe of Benjamin. righteousness to every one that believeth. 2 God hath not cast away his people

5 For Moses describeth the righteousness || which he foreknew. Wot ye not what the which is of the law, That the man which scripture saith of Elias? bow he maketh doeth these things shall live by them. | intercession to God against Israel, saying,

6 But the righteousness which is of faith 3 Lord, they have killed thy prophets, speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine and digged down thine altars; and I am heart, Whoshall ascendinto heaven? (that left alone, and they seek my life. is, to bring Christ down from above :) 1 4 But what saith the answer of Gal

7 Or, Who shall descend into the deep? unto him? I have reserved to myself seven (that is, to bring up Christ again from the thousand men, who have not bowed the dead.

knee to the image of Baal. 8 But what saith it? The word is nigh 5 Even so then at this present time also thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: there is a remuant according to the electhat is, the word of faith, which we preach: tion of grace.

9 That if thou shalt confess with the il 6 And if by grace, then is it no more oi mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe works : otherwise grace is no more grace. in thine heart that God hath raised him But if it be of works, then it is no more from the dead, thou shalt be saved. grace: otherwise work is no more work.

10 For, with the heart man believeth 7 What then? Israel hath not obtain unto righteousness; and with the mouth ed that which he seeketh for; but the econfession is made unto salvation.

lection hath obtained it, and the rest were 11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever blinded believetia on him shall not be ashamed. 8 (According as it is written, God hath

12 For there is no difference between the given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that Jew and the Greek : for the same Lord they should not see, and ears that they over all, is rich unto all that call upon him. || should not hear;) into this day.

13 For whosoever shall call upon the 9 And David saith, Let their table be name of the Lord shall be saved. || made a snare, and a trap, and a stumbling

14 How then shall they call on him in block, and a recompense unto them : whom they have not believed ? and how | 10 Let their eyes be darkened, that they shall they believe in him of whom they may not see, and bow down their back alhave not heard? and how shall they hear | war. without a preacher ?

il I say then, Have they stumbled that 15 And how shall they preachi, except they should fall? God forbid : but rather they be sent ? as it is written, How beau- through their fall salvation is come into the tiful are the feet of them that preach the Gentiles, for to provoke them to jealousy. gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of 12 Now if the fall of them be the richgood things!

| es of the world, and the diminishing of 16 But they have not all obeved the them the riches of the Genules; how gospel. For Esajas saith, Lord, who hath || much more their fulness? believed our report?

13 For I speak to you Gentiles, in as 17 So then, faith cometh by hearing, and much as I am the apostle of the Genhearing by the word of God.

Il tiles, I magnify mine office : 18 But' I say, Have they not heard ?! 14 If by any means I may provoke to Yes verily, their sound went into all the emulation them which are my Desh, and carth, and their words unto the ends of might save some of them. the world.

15 For if the casting a way of them be the 19 Put I say, Did not Israel know? First, " reconciling of the world, what shall the reAgainst boasting:


Pride forbidden. 877 ceiving of them be, but life from the dead? | the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?

16 For if the first fruit be holy, the 35 Or who hath first given to him, and lump is also holy : and if the root be ho- || it shall be recompensed unto him again? ly, so are the branches.

36 For of him, and through him, and 17 And if some of the branches be to him are all things: to whom be glory broken off, and thou, being a wild olive for ever. Amen. tree, wert graffed in among them, and

CHAP. XII. with them partakest of the root and fat- || 3Pride forbidden. 6 Several duties enjoinness of the olive-tree;

ed. 19 Revenge spiecially forbidden. 18 Boast not against the branches. I BESEECH you therefore, brethren, But if thou boast, thou bearest not the I by the mercies of God, that ye preroot, but the root thee.

sent your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, 19 Thou wilt say then, The branches acceptable unto God, which is your reawere broken off, that I might be grafled in. sonable service.

20 Well, because of unbelief they were 1 2 And be not conformed to this world : broken off, and thou standest by faith. but be ye transformed by the renewing Be not high-minded, but fear:

of your mind, that ye may prove what 21 For if God spared not the natural || is that good, and acceptable, and perfect laranches, lake heed lest he also spare not I will of God. thee.

3 For I say, through the grace given 22 Behold therefore the goodness and unto me, to every man that is among severity of God: on them which fell, se- || you, not to think of himself more highly verity ; but toward thee, goodness, if than he ought to think ; but to think thou continue in his goodness : otherwise soberly, according as God hath dealt to thou also shalt be cut off.

every man the measure of faith. 23 And they also, if they abide not still 4 For as we have many members in in unbelief, shall be graffed in: for God one body, and all members have not the is able to graff' them in again.

same office : 24 For if thou wert cut out of the olive 5 So we, being many, are one body in tree which is wild by nature, and wert Christ, and every one members one of graffed contrary to nature into a good l another. olive-tree; how much more shall these, 6 Having then gists differing accordwhich be the natural branches, be graffed | ing to the grace that is given to us, into their own olive-tree?

whether prophecy, let us prophesy ac25 For I would not, brethren, that ye cording to the proportion of faith; should be ignorant of this mystery, (lest 7 Oi ministry, let us wait on our minisye should be wise in your own conceits) tering: or he that teacheth, on teaching : that blindness in part is happened to 8 Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles he that giveth, let him do it with simplicbe come in.

ity ; he that ruleth, with diligence; he 26 And so all Israel shall be saved : as that slieweth mercy, with cheerfulness. it is written, There shall come out of 9 Let love be without dissimulation. Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away | Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that ungcalliness from Jacob:

which is gond. 27 For this is my covenant unto them, li 10 Be kindly affectioned one to another when I shall take away their sins. with brotherly love; in honour prefer

28 As concerning the gospel, they are ring one another; enemies for your sakes : but as touch i Not slothful in business; fervent in ing the election, they are beloved for the spirit ; serving the Lord; fathers sakes.

** 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribu29 For the gifts and calling of God are i larion ; continuing instant in prayer; without repentance.

13 Distributing to the necessity of 30 For as ye in times past have not saints ; given to hospitality. believed God, yet have now obtained 14 Bless them which persecute you ; inercy through their unbelief;

bless, and curse not. 31 Even so have these also now not 15 Rejoice with them that do rejoice, believed, that through your mercy they l and weep with them that weep. also may obtain mercy.

16 Be of the same mind one toward 32 For God hath concluded them all another. Mind not high things, but conin unbelief, that he might have mercy | descend to men of low estate. Be not upon all.

wise in your own conceits. 33 () the depth of the riches both of 1 17 Récompense to no man evil for evil. the wisdom and knowledge of God! Provide things honest in the sight of all how uncearch ibla nere his judgments, | men. and his ways past finding out?

| 18 If it be possible, as much as lieth in 54 For who hath know the mind of " yoki, live peaceably with all men.

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