5:16 And the gift is not like the one who sinned. 1 For judgment, resulting from the one transgression, 2 led to condemnation, but 3 the gracious gift from the many failures 4 led to justification. 5:17 For if, by the transgression of the one man, 5 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 6 so that the transgression 7 may increase, but where sin increased, grace multiplied all the more,
1 tn Grk “and not as through the one who sinned [is] the gift.”
2 tn The word “transgression” is not in the Greek text at this point, but has been supplied for clarity.
3 tn Greek emphasizes the contrast between these two clauses more than can be easily expressed in English.
6 tn Grk “slipped in.”
7 tn Or “trespass.”