If, however, by favour, no longer of works; else, favour, no longer proveth to be favour!
Do not speak in thy heart, when Yahweh thy God casteth them out from before thee saying, For mine own righteousness, hath Yahweh brought me in, to possess this land, - whereas it is for the lawlessness of these nations, that, Yahweh, is dispossessing them from before thee.
Where, then, the boasting! It is excluded. Through what kind of law? Of works? Nay! but through a law of faith:
Now, unto him that worketh, the reward is not reckoned by way of favour but by way of obligation,
Law, however, gained admission, in order that the fault might abound, but, where the sin abounded, the favour greatly superabounded:
But, by favour of God, I am what I am, and, his favour, which was unto me, hath not been made void, - but, much more abundantly than they all, have I toiled, albeit not, I, but the favour of God with me.
I do not set aside the favour of God; for, if, through law, is righteousness, then, Christ, without cause, died.
Ye have been set aside from Christ, ye who, by law, are to be declared righteous, - out of his favour, ye have fallen;
But, God, being rich in mercy, by reason of the great love wherewith he loved us,
Who hath saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to the peculiar purpose and favour - which was given to us in Christ Jesus before age-during times,