12 Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all mankind, because all sinned—13 for [a]until the Law sin was in the world, but sin is not [b]counted against anyone when there is no law.14 Nevertheless death reigned from Adam until Moses, even over those who had not sinned in the likeness of the [c]violation committed by Adam, who is a [d]type of Him who was to come.
15 But [e]the gracious gift is not like the offense. For if by the offense of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many.16 The gift is not like that which came through the one who sinned; for on the one hand the judgment arose from one offense, [f]resulting in condemnation, but on the other hand the gracious gift arose from many offenses, [g]resulting in justification.17 For if by the offense of the one, death reigned through the one, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.
18 So then, as through one offense [h]the result was condemnation to all mankind, so also through one act of righteousness [i]the result was justification of life to all mankind.19 For as through the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the One the many will be made righteous.
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