Romans Chapter 5
(Original 1611 KJV Bible)
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1 Being iustified by faith, wee haue peace with God, 2 and ioy in our hope, 8 that sith we were reconciled by his blood, when wee were enemies, 10 wee shall much more be saued being reconciled. 12 As sinne and death came by Adam, 17 so much more righteousnesse and life by Iesus Christ. 20 Where sinne abounded, grace did superabound.
Therefore being iustified by faith, wee haue peace with God, through our Lord Iesus Christ.
By whom also wee haue accesse by faith, into this grace wherein wee stand, and reioyce in hope of the glory of God.
And not onely so, but we glory in tribulations also, knowing that tribulation worketh patience:
And patience, experience: and experience, hope:
And hope maketh not ashamed, because the loue of God is shed abroad in our hearts, by the holy Ghost, which is giuen vnto vs.
For when wee were yet without strength, in due time, Christ died for the vngodly.6
For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peraduenture for a good man, some would euen dare to dye.
But God commendeth his loue towards vs, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for vs.
Much more then being now iustified by his blood, we shalbe saued from wrath through him.
For if when wee were enemies, we were reconciled to God, by the death of his sonne: much more being reconciled, we shalbe saued by his life.
And not onely so, but wee also ioy in God, through our Lorde Iesus Christ, by whom we haue now receiued the atonement.
Wherefore, as by one man sinne entred into the world, and death by sin: and so death passed vpon all men, for that all haue sinned.12
For vntill the Law sinne was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no Law.
Neuertheles, death reigned from Adam to Moses, euen ouer them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adams transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come:
But not as the offence, so also is the free gift: for if through the offence of one, many bee dead: much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man Iesus Christ, hath abounded vnto many.
And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the iudgement was by one to condemnation: but the free gift is of many offences vnto iustification.
For if by one mans offence, death raigned by one, much more they which receiue abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousnes, shall reigne in life by one, Iesus Christ.17
Therfore as by the offence of one, iudgment came vpon all men to condemnation: euen so by the righteousnes of one, the free gift came vpon all men vnto iustification of life.18
For as by one mans disobedience many were made sinners: so by the obedience of one, shall many bee made righteous.
Moreouer, the Lawe entred, that the offence might abound: but where sinne abounded, grace did much more abound.
That as sinne hath reigned vnto death; euen so might grace reigne thorow righteousnes vnto eternall life, by Iesus Christ our Lord.
Romans Chapter 5 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
6 Or, according to the time.
12 Or, in whom
17 Or, by one offence.
18 Or, by one offence. , Or, by one righteousnes
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania