9 What then? Are we better than they? Not at all. For we have previously charged both Jews and Greeks that kthey are all under sin.
l“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 “Their mthroat is an open 4tomb;
With their tongues they have practiced deceit”;
n“The poison of asps is under their lips”;
14 “Whose omouth is full of cursing and bitterness.”
15 “Their pfeet are swift to shed blood;
16 Destruction and misery are in their ways;
17 And the way of peace they have not known.”
18 “There qis no fear of God before their eyes.”
19 Now we know that whatever rthe law says, it says to those who are under the law, that severy mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become 5guilty before God. 20 Therefore tby the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight, for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
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