But if our unrighteousness commends the righteousness of God, what will we say? Is God unrighteous inflicting wrath? (I speak according to a man.)
(I speak man-like because of the weakness of your flesh). For as ye presented your body-parts servile to uncleanness, and to lawlessness for lawlessness, so now present your body-parts servile to righteousness for sanctification.
Brothers (I speak according to a man), in the same way of a man, no man annuls or adds to a contract that has been ratified.
Do I say these things according to man, or does not the law also say these things?
But according to thy hardness, and thy impenitent heart, thou store up wrath to thyself in the day of wrath, and revelation, and righteous judgment of God,
What then will we say Abraham, our father according to flesh, to have found?
What will we say then? The law is sin? May it not happen! Yet I did not know sin except through law. For likewise I would not have known lust, if the law did not say, Thou shall not covet.
See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me. I kill, and I make alive. I wound, and I heal. And there is none that can deliver out of my hand.
A righteous man shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked,
O LORD, thou God to whom vengeance belongs, thou God to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth.
LORD is a jealous God and avenges. LORD avenges and is full of wrath. LORD takes vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserves [wrath] for his enemies.
Who can stand before his indignation? And who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken apart by him.
For if by my lie, the truth of God abounded to his glory, why am I also still judged as sinful,
Now we know that as many things as the law says, it says to those in the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become accountable to God.
whom God set forth an expiatory sacrifice through faith in his blood, for proof of his justice, because of the passing over of the sins that have formerly occurred
What will we say then? We continue in sin so that grace may abound?
For the creation was made subject to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it in hope.
As it is written, Jacob I loved, but Esau I regarded inferior.
So then he is merciful to whom he will, and whom he will he hardens.
not avenging yourselves, beloved, but give place to wrath, for it is written, Vengeance is for me, I will repay, says Lord.
If in respect to men I fought with beasts at Ephesus, what is the benefit to me if the dead are not raised? Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.
Since it is a righteous thing according to God to repay restriction to those who restrict you,
And they sing the song of Moses the bondman of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous are thy works, Lord God Almighty, righteous and TRUE are thy ways, thou King of the nations.
And I heard the agent of the waters saying, Thou are righteous who is and was--the Divine--because thou judged these things.