5:17 For if, by the transgression of the one man, 1 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!
5:18 Consequently, 2 just as condemnation 3 for all people 4 came 5 through one transgression, 6 so too through the one righteous act 7 came righteousness leading to life 8 for all people. 5:19 For just as through the disobedience of the one man 9 many 10 were made sinners, so also through the obedience of one man 11 many 12 will be made righteous.
2 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.
3 tn Grk “[it is] unto condemnation for all people.”
4 tn Here ἀνθρώπους (anqrwpou") has been translated as a generic (“people”) since both men and women are clearly intended in this context.
7 sn The one righteous act refers to Jesus’ death on the cross.
8 tn Grk “righteousness of life.”
10 tn Grk “the many.”
11 sn One man refers here to Jesus Christ.
12 tn Grk “the many.”