Peace and Hope
1Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we5:1 Many manuscripts let us have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we5:2 Or let us boast in the hope of the glory of God. 3Not only so, but we5:3 Or let us also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
6You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. 7Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. 8But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
9Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him! 10For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life! 11Not only is this so, but we also boast in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.
Death Through Adam, Life Through Christ
12Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned—
13To be sure, sin was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not charged against anyone’s account where there is no law. 14Nevertheless, death reigned from the time of Adam to the time of Moses, even over those who did not sin by breaking a command, as did Adam, who is a pattern of the one to come.
15But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! 16Nor can the gift of God be compared with the result of one man’s sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification. 17For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ!
18Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people. 19For just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one man the many will be made righteous.
20The law was brought in so that the trespass might 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.
Salama da farin ciki
1Saboda haka, da yake an same mu marasa laifi ta wurin bangaskiya, muna5.1 Ko kuwa bari mu da salama tare da Allah ta wurin Ubangijinmu Yesu Kiristi, 2ta wurinsa ne muka sami shiga wannan alherin da muke tsaye yanzu, ta wurin bangaskiya. Muna kuma5.2 Ko kuwa bari mu farin ciki a begen ɗaukakar Allah. 3Ba haka kawai ba, amma muna5.3 Ko kuwa bari mu kuma da farin ciki cikin shan wuyanmu, gama mun san cewa shan wuyan nan takan haifi jimiri; 4jimiri kuma yakan kawo hali mai kyau; hali mai kyau kuma yakan sa bege. 5Bege kuwa ba ya ba mu kunya, domin Allah ya zuba ƙaunarsa a zukatanmu ta wurin Ruhu Mai Tsarkin da ya ba mu.
6Kun ga, a daidai lokaci, yayinda muke marasa ƙarfi, Kiristi ya mutu saboda waɗanda ba su san Allah ba. 7Da ƙyar wani yă mutu saboda mai adalci, ko da yake saboda mutumin kirki wani zai iya ƙarfin hali yă mutu. 8Amma Allah ya nuna mana ƙaunarsa a wannan. Tun muna masu zunubi tukuna, Kiristi ya mutu dominmu.
9Da yake yanzu mun sami zama marasa laifi ta wurin jininsa, ashe kuwa za a cece mu daga fushin Allah ta wurinsa! 10Gama in kuwa, sa’ad da muke abokan gāban Allah, aka sulhunta mu da shi ta wurin mutuwar Ɗansa, ashe, da yake an sulhunta mu, za mu sami ceto ta wurin ransa! 11Ba ma haka yake kawai ba, har muna farin ciki da Allah ta wurin Ubangijinmu Yesu Kiristi, wanda ta wurinsa yanzu muka sami sulhu.
Mutuwa ta wurin Adamu, rai ta wurin Kiristi
12Saboda haka, kamar yadda zunubi ya shigo duniya ta wurin mutum ɗaya, mutuwa kuma ta wurin zunubi, ta haka kuwa mutuwa ta shafi dukan mutane, domin dukan mutane sun yi zunubi.
13Gama kafin a ba da doka, zunubi yana nan a duniya. Amma ba a lissafin zunubi inda babu doka. 14Duk da haka, mutuwa ta yi mulki tun Adamu har yă zuwa Musa, ta yi mulki har ma a kan waɗanda ba su yi zunubi ta wurin taka umarni kamar yadda Adamu ya yi ba. A wata hanya dai Adamu shi ne kwatancin wani mutumin nan mai zuwa.
15Amma kyautan nan dabam take da laifin nan. Gama in mutane da yawa sun mutu saboda laifin mutum ɗayan nan, to, ai, alherin Allah da kuma kyautan nan mai zuwa ta wurin alherin mutum ɗayan nan, Yesu Kiristi, ya shafi mutane da yawa! 16Kyautar Allah kuwa ba kamar sakamakon da ya bi zunubin mutum gudan nan ba ne, Hukuncin ya bi zunubin mutum gudan nan, ya kuma kawo hallaka, amma kyautar ta bi laifofin masu yawa ta kuma sa Allah ya gan mu a matsayin marasa laifi. 17Gama in, ta wurin laifin mutum ɗaya, mutuwa ta yi mulki ta wurin mutum ɗayan nan, ashe, waɗanda suka sami kyautar alherin Allah a yalwace da kuma kyautar adalci za su yi mulki a wannan rayuwa ta wurin mutum ɗayan nan, Yesu Kiristi.
18Saboda haka, kamar yadda sakamakon laifin mutum guda ya jawo hallaka ga dukan mutane, haka ma sakamakon aikin adalci guda ya sa Allah ya same mu marasa laifi, wannan kuwa kawo rai ga dukan mutane. 19Gama kamar yadda ta wurin rashin biyayyar mutum guda, mutane masu yawa suka zama masu zunubi, haka kuma ta wurin biyayyar mutum guda, mutane da yawa za su zama masu adalci.
20An ba da dokar don mu ga yadda laifi yake da girma. Amma da zunubi ya ƙaru, sai alheri ya ƙaru sosai, 21domin, kamar yadda zunubi ya yi mulki cikin mutuwa, haka ma alheri yă yi mulki ta wurin adalci yă kuwa kawo rai madawwami ta wurin Yesu Kiristi Ubangijinmu.