Romans 5:21
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New International Version
so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

New Living Translation
So just as sin ruled over all people and brought them to death, now God's wonderful grace rules instead, giving us right standing with God and resulting in eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

English Standard Version
so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Berean Study Bible
so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness, to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Berean Literal Bible
so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness, unto eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

New American Standard Bible
so that, as sin reigned in death, even so grace would reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

King James Bible
That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace will reign through righteousness, resulting in eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

International Standard Version
so that, just as sin ruled by bringing death, so also grace might rule by bringing justification that results in eternal life through Jesus the Messiah, our Lord.

NET Bible
so that just as sin reigned in death, so also grace will reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

New Heart English Bible
that as sin reigned in death, even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
That as sin reigned by death, in this way grace shall reign by righteousness to eternal life by our Lord Yeshua The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As sin ruled by bringing death, God's kindness would rule by bringing us his approval. This results in our living forever because of Jesus Christ our Lord.

New American Standard 1977
that, as sin reigned in death, even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Jubilee Bible 2000
so that in the same manner as sin has reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus, the Christ, our Lord.

King James 2000 Bible
That as sin has reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.

American King James Version
That as sin has reigned to death, even so might grace reign through righteousness to eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.

American Standard Version
that, as sin reigned in death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That as sin hath reigned to death; so also grace might reign by justice unto life everlasting, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
in order that, even as sin has reigned in [the power of] death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

English Revised Version
that, as sin reigned in death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Webster's Bible Translation
That as sin hath reigned to death, even so might grace reign through righteousness to eternal life, by Jesus Christ our Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
in order that as sin has exercised kingly sway in inflicting death, so grace, too, may exercise kingly sway in bestowing a righteousness which results in the Life of the Ages through Jesus Christ our Lord.

World English Bible
that as sin reigned in death, even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Young's Literal Translation
that even as the sin did reign in the death, so also the grace may reign, through righteousness, to life age-during, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:20,21 By Christ and his righteousness, we have more and greater privileges than we lost by the offence of Adam. The moral law showed that many thoughts, tempers, words, and actions, were sinful, thus transgressions were multiplied. Not making sin to abound the more, but discovering the sinfulness of it, even as the letting in a clearer light into a room, discovers the dust and filth which were there before, but were not seen. The sin of Adam, and the effect of corruption in us, are the abounding of that offence which appeared on the entrance of the law. And the terrors of the law make gospel comforts the more sweet. Thus God the Holy Spirit has, by the blessed apostle, delivered to us a most important truth, full of consolation, suited to our need as sinners. Whatever one may have above another, every man is a sinner against God, stands condemned by the law, and needs pardon. A righteousness that is to justify cannot be made up of a mixture of sin and holiness. There can be no title to an eternal reward without a pure and spotless righteousness: let us look for it, even to the righteousness of Christ.
Study Bible
Death in Adam, Life in Christ
20The Law was given so that the trespass would increase; but where sin increased, grace increased all the more, 21so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness, to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Cross References
Matthew 25:46
And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

John 1:14
The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us. We have seen His glory, the glory of the one and only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1:17
For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Romans 5:12
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, so also death was passed on to all men, because all sinned.

Romans 5:14
Nevertheless, death reigned from Adam until Moses, even over those who did not sin in the way that Adam transgressed. He is a pattern of the One to come.

Romans 6:14
For sin shall not be your master, because you are not under law, but under grace.

Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Treasury of Scripture

That as sin has reigned to death, even so might grace reign through righteousness to eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.

That.

Romans 5:14 Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that …

Romans 6:12,14,16 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that you should …

grace.

John 1:16,17 And of his fullness have all we received, and grace for grace…

Titus 2:11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,

Hebrews 4:16 Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may …

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory …

through.

Romans 5:17 For if by one man's offense death reigned by one…

Romans 4:13 For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not …

Romans 8:10 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the …

2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ…

unto.

Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life …

John 10:28 And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither …

1 John 2:25 And this is the promise that he has promised us, even eternal life.

1 John 5:11-13 And this is the record, that God has given to us eternal life, and …

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