9 What then? Are we better than they? Not at all. For we have previously charged both Jews and Greeks that they are all under sin.
10 As it is written:
“There is none righteous, no, not one; 11 There is none who understands; There is none who seeks after God. 12 They have all turned aside; They have together become unprofitable; There is none who does good, no, not one.” 13 “Theirthroatisan open[a]tomb; With their tongues they have practiced deceit”; “The poison of aspsisunder their lips”; 14 “Whosemouthisfull of cursing and bitterness.” 15 “Theirfeetareswift to shed blood; 16 Destruction and miseryarein their ways; 17 And the way of peace they have not known.” 18 “Thereis no fear of God before their eyes.”
19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become [b]guilty before God. 20 Therefore by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight, for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
God’s Righteousness Through Faith
21 But now the righteousness of God apart from the law is revealed, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets, 22 even the righteousness of God, through faith in Jesus Christ, to all [c]and on all who believe. For there is no difference; 23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
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