5:15 But the gracious gift is not like the transgression. 1 For if the many died through the transgression of the one man, 2 how much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one man Jesus Christ multiply to the many!
5:17 For if, by the transgression of the one man, 3 death reigned through the one, how much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one, Jesus Christ!
5:20 Now the law came in 11 so that the transgression 12 may increase, but where sin increased, grace multiplied all the more,
1 tn Grk “but not as the transgression, so also [is] the gracious gift.”
4 tn There is a double connective here that cannot be easily preserved in English: “consequently therefore,” emphasizing the conclusion of what he has been arguing.
5 tn Grk “[it is] unto condemnation for all people.”
6 tn Here ἀνθρώπους (anqrwpou") has been translated as a generic (“people”) since both men and women are clearly intended in this context.
9 sn The one righteous act refers to Jesus’ death on the cross.
10 tn Grk “righteousness of life.”
11 tn Grk “slipped in.”
12 tn Or “trespass.”