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39 And when it was day they knew not 14 Where we found brethren, and were the land: but they discovered a certain creek delired to tarry with them feven days: and with a thore, into the which they were mind. so we went toward Rome. ed, if it were poflible, to thrust in the ship. 15 And froin thence, when, the brethren 40 And when they had taken-up the anchors heard of us, they

came to meet us as far as they committed themselves unto the sea, and Appii Forun, and The Three Taverns; looled the rudder-bands, and hoifted up the whom when Paul law, hc thanked God, and main fail to the wind, and made toward thore. took courage,

41 And falling into a place where two 16 And when we came to Rome, the cenIcas met, they ran the ship aground : and turion delivered the prisoners to the captain the fore part ituck fast, and remained une of the guard : but Paul was suffered to dwell marcable, but the hinder-part was broken by himself with a soldier that kept him, with the violence of the waves.

17 And it came to pals, that after three 42 And the soldiers counsel was to kill days Paul called the chief of the Jews togethe prisoners, lett any of them thould swim thér: and when they were come together out, and escape.

kue said unto them, Men and brethren, though 43 But the centurion, willing to save Paul, I have committed nothing against the peo-, kept them from their purpose, and commande ple or cuttoms of our fathers, yet was I deE that they which could fwiin should caftlivered prisoner from Jerufaléin into the Demfelves firtt into the sea, and get to land;

hands of the Romans: 44 And the rett, fomc on boards, and some 18. Who, when they had examined me, on broken pieces of the thip. And so it came would have let me go, because there was to pašs, that they escaped all safe to land. no cause of death in me. CHA P. XXVII.

19 But when the Jews fpake against it, I* 1 Paul is entertained by the barbarians : 8 he was constrained to appeal unto Cesar; not healeth many in the island: '11 he and his that I had ought to accuse my nation of. c9nbany depart toward Rome.

.. 20 For this cause therefore, have I called A

know that the island was called Melita. because that for the hope of ffrael am

And the barbarous people thewed us no bound with this chain, ittle kinduess: for they kindled a tire, and 21 And they said unto him, We neither reCreived us every one, because of the pre- ceived letters out of Judea concerning thee, ant rain, and because of the cold.

neither any of the brethren that came new 3. And when Paul had gathered a bundle ed or spake any harm of thee. I fticks, and laid them on the fire, there 22 But we delire to hear of thee what thou me a riper out of the heat, and fastened thinkett : for as concerning this fea, we know his hard.

that every where it is spoken against. 4 And when the barbarians saw the de- 23 And when they had appointed him a day, inaus beast hang on his hand, they said there came many to him into his lodging; to mong themselves, No doubt this man is whom

he expounded and teftified the kingmurderer, whom, though he hath escaped dom of God, persuading them concerning Je. he fea, yet vengeance fuffereth not to live. fus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of $ And lie thook off the beast into the fire, the prophets, from morning till evening.. ind felt no barn.

,24 and some believed the things which 6 Howbeit they looked when he thould were spoken, and some believed not. lave swollen, or fallen down dead fuddenly: 25 And when they agreed not among themut after they had looked a great while, and felves they departed, after that Paul had

no harm come to him, they changed. fpoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost sir minds, and said that he was a god. by Efaias the prophet unto our fathers,

In the same quarters were polietlions (26. Saying Go unto this people, and say, the chief man of the island, whose name Hearing ye Thall hear, and thall not under. was Publius; who received us, and lodged stand; and seeing ye thall see, and not per* three days courteously.

ceive : 8. And it camc to pass, that the father of 27 For the heart of this people is waxed ublius lay fick of a fever, and of a bloody gross, and their cars are dull of hearing, and ux:

to whom Paul entered in, and prayed, their eyes have they closed ; leit they should od laid his hands on him, and healed him sce with their eyes, and hear with their cars, 2. So when this was done, others alfo and understand with their heart, and thould Hüch had diseases in the island came and be converted, and I should heal them. ore healed;

28 Be it known therefore unto you, that 10 Who also honoured us with many ho- the salvation of God is fent unto the GenOurs: and when we departed, they laued tiles, and that they will hear it. with fuch things as were necessary.

29 And when he had said these words the And after three months we departed in Jews departed, and had great reasoning hip of Alexandria, which had wintered in among themselves. seile, whole sign was Castor and Pollux. 30 And Paul dwelt two whole years in 1: And landing at syracuse, we tarried his own hired house, and received all that, lite three days.

came in unto him, 13 And from thence we fetched a compass, 31 Preaching the kingdom of God, and o came to Rhegiun! and after one day teaching those things which concern the we fouth wind biew, and we came the next Lord Jesus Chritt with all confidence, no iy to Putroli;

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1 The Epistle of Paul, the Apostle, to the ROM A VS. CHAP. I

thankful, but become pain in their uz 1 Pauls calling commended : 16'whas las goi- ginations, and their foolish heart was dantgrl is. 18 Gods

cncd. al fin. 21 The Gentiles fins. anger

12 Profelling themselves to be wic, they AUL, q fervant of Jesus Chrift, called became fools; to be in apoftle, separated imto the 23 And changed the glory of the uncer gospel of God,

ruptible God into an image made like to 2 (Which he had promised afore corruptible man, and to birds, and for by his prophets in the holy Scriptures,) footed bearts, and creeping things.

3. Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, 24. Wherefore God aifo gave them up which was made of the feed of David accord unckcarness, through the latts of thera ing to the flesh,

hearts, to difhongir their own bodies be 4 And declared to be the Son of God with tween themselves; power, according to the spirit of holiness, 25 Who changed the truth of Go4 ista * by the refurre&ion from the dead; lic, and worshipped and served the creu

's By whom we have received grace and a- more than the Creator, who is biede tot poitleihip, for obedience to the faith among ever. all nations for his name;

26 For this cause God gave them apurti 6 Among whom are ye also the called of vile affections: for even their * Omnet åld Jesus Chrift;

change the natural are into that sticht 7 to all that he in Rome, beloved of God; againit nature : called to be faints: Grace to you, and peace, 27 And likewife also the mes, leaving from God our Father, and the Lord Jefus natural use of the woman, barned to test Chrift.

luit one toward another; men with tes, 8 First, I thank my God through Jesus working that which is unsurly, it Chrift for you all, that your faith is fpo- cciving in themselves that reccoipcoce of ken of throughout the whole world. their crror which was meet.

9 For God is my witness, whom I serve 28 And even as they did not like to re with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that tain God in their kpowledge, God gart without ceating I make mention of you al them over to a reprobate mind, te da thai ways in my prayers;

things which are not convenient: 10 Making requett (if by any means now 29 Being filled with all unrightcortad, at length I might have a prosperous journey fornication, wickedness, coretogines, ma by the will of God) to coine unto you. licioumefs; full of envy, murde, debate,

11 For I long to fce you, that I may im. deceit, malignity, whilpcrers, part unto you fome fpiritual gift, to the end 30 Backbiters, 'haters of God, deipitchell ye may be established;

proud, boafters, inventors of evil things 12 That is, that I inay be comforted toge- disobedient to parents, ther with you, by the inutua! faith both of 31 Without understanding, covenant-rat. you and me.

ers, without natural affection, implante, 13 Now I would not have you ignorant, unmerciful: brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come 32 Who knowing the judgment of God, unto you, (but was let hitherto,) that I might (that they which commit fich fino art lave some fruit among you allo, even as a worthy of death, not only de the inne mong other Gentiles.

but have pleasure in them that do them. 14 I am debtor both to the Greeks and

CHAP. II. to the Barbarians, both to the wife and to They that can tema fit in with a great the unwise.

fin, are inexcufable, vether forte 15 So, as much as in me is, I am ready to Gentiks.

16 For I am not alhamed of the gospel of wholoever thou art that indpett: for Chrift: for it is the power of God into Cal- wherein the judgest another thou canden vation, to every one that believeth; to the est thyself; for thou that judgett doet them Jew firft, and also to the Greek.

things. 17 For therein is the righteousness of God 2 But we are sure that the judgment of GY sevealed from faith to faith: as it is written, is according to truth againfi then wat The jnft thall live by faith.

commit such things. 18 For the wrath of God is revealed from 3 And thinkelt thou this, Omm, that julle heaven againft all tingodliness and unrigh- en them which do fuch things, and societat teoufnels of ineni, who hold the truth in ug- same, that thou halt escape the judgranata righteoníncís

God! 19 Because that which may be known of 4 Or delpifett thon the riches this post Godis manifeft in them : for God hath thew. nets, and forbearance, and long future ed it unto them.

not knowing that the goodach of God test 20 for the invifible things of him from cth thee to repentance? the creation of the world are clearly seen, 5 But after thy hard arts and imperit being underitood by the things that are made, heart, trealureti up unto thvice with even his eternal power and Godhead; fo that the day of wrath, ami r velatina d test they are without excufe: 21 Becaufe that, when they knew God, 6 Who will reader to evoy mãn soor!

teous it.dgment of God; they glorified tam not as God, rcither were ing to ais decus;

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CHAP TIT. well-doing, feek for glory, and honour, 1 The Jeau's prerogative,, 20 None justified by ad inimortality, eternal life;

the law, but all by faith.

Hat 11 do not obcy the truth, but obey un

what profit is there of circuincifion? eliteousnefs, indignation and wrath, 2 - Much every way: chicfiy, because that $ Tribulation and anguifh, upon every soul into them were committed the oracles of Piran that doeth evil, of the Jew firit, and God. d of the Gentile:

3. For what if foine did not believe? thall 10 But glory, honour, and peace, to cve their unbelief make the faith of God with

man that worketh zood; to the jew first out effect? od also to the Gentile :

4 God forbiil: yea, let God be true, but !! For there is no respect of persons with every man a liar; as it is written, That thou

mighteit be justified in thy sayings, and 1: For as many as have finned without mighteit overcome when thou art judged. 16, thall also perith without law; and as Ś But if our uprighteoufne's commend the many as have finned in the law, thall be righteousness of God, wha: fhall we say! ! deed by the law,

God unrighteous who taketh vengeance? (I 13 (For not the hearers of the law are speak as a man, * bcfore God, but the doers of the law God forbid : for then how shall God judge ti be jultified.

the world? 14 For when the Gentiles, which have not 7 For if the truth of God hath more aboundv law, do by nature the things contained ed through my lie iwito his glory; why yet the law, there, having nor the law, are am I also judged as a finner? how into theinfelves:

8 And not ratket, as we be sanderously 13 Which thew the work of the law written reported, and as some affirm that we say,) their hearts, their conscience also bearing Let us do evil, that good may come! whore Inefs, and their thoughts the mean while damnation is jutt. leiding, or else excuting, one another,) 9 What then? are we better than they? No, 16 An the day when God (all judge the in no wife: for we have before proved both Acts of men by Jesus Chrif, according to Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin; de correl.

10 As it is written, There is none righteous, 1. Boboli, thou'art called a few, and reft. no, not one:

in the lan', and makeft thy boast of God, i i 'There is none that understandcth, there 18 And knoweft his will, and approvest the is none that seeketh after God. hings that are more excellent, being instruct- 12 They are all gone out of the way, they cout of the law;

are together become unprofitable; there is 19 And art contidene that thou thyself art none that doeth good, no, not one. guide of the blind, a light of them which 13 Their throat is an open fepulchre; with to in darkness.

their tongues they have used deceit; the poi: An initrue or of the foolina, a teacher son of afps is under their lips:

babes, which haft the form of knowledge 14 Whole mouth is full of cursing and bitnd of the truth in the law.

ternels: 21 Thou therefore, which teacheft another, 15 Their feet are swist to thed Blood: rachicit thou not thyfelf: thou that preachert 16 Dettructios and mifery are in their i man should not steal, doft thou tteal? ways:

21 Thou that sayeit 2 man should not 17 And the way of peace have they not omnit adidtery, dótt thou commit adulte. known: y! thou that abliorrett idols, doit thou com- 18 There is no fear of God before their eyes. nt facrilege !

19 Now we know, that what things foever :3 Thor that makcft thy boat of the law, the law caith, It faith to them who are under high breaking the law dishonoureit thou the law;

that every mouth may be topped, ju!

and all the world may become guilty before 14 For the name of God is blafphemed God. mong the Gentiles through you, as it is 20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there ricten.

thall no flesh be juftificd in his fighe : for by :5 For circumcifion verily profiteth, if thou the law is the knowledge of fin. *p the law: but if thou be a breaker of the 21 But now the righteousness of God with. ** thy circumcision is made uncircumcifion, out the law is manifeiled, being witnetice 26. Therefore, if the uncireumcifion keep by the law and the prophets;

rightcoutnets of the law, shall not his un 22 Even the righteousness of God, which is Ein umcifion be counted for circumcifion? by faith of Jesus Chrift unto all, and upon all :7 And fhall not ancircumcilion which is them that believe, for there is no difference:

sature, if it fulfil the law, judge thee, 23 For all dave finned, and come thort of winny by the letter and circumcifion dort the glory of God; gree the law)

24 Being justified frecly by his grace, 25 For he is not a jew which is one out through the redemption that is in Chritt urdiy: neither is thai circuncifion which Jesus: outward in the Aeth:

25 Whom God hath set forth in he a pro19 Bnt bc is a Jew, which is one inwardly: pitiation through faith in his blood, to de od circumcision is that of the leart, in the clare his righteousness for the reinition of birit, and not in the letter, while praise is fins that are past, through the fo:bearance a of men, but of God.

of God;

26 To declare, I say, at this time his righ. 17 (As it is written, 1 lave made thee teoufnels; that he might be juft, and the father of many nations,) before him who juftifier of him which believeth in Jesus. he believed, even God, who quickenich tłu

27 Where is boatting then? It is exciud- dead, and calleth those thing which do ed. By what law of works: Nay; but by not as though they were: the law of faith.

18 Who again hope iselieved in hope 28 Therefore we conclude, that a man is ju- that he might become the father of mas fined by faith without the deeds of the law. nations; according to that which was fpe

29 like the God of the Jew's only! is ke ken, So thail thy iced bc. not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gen- 19 And being not weak in faith, be cps tiles alio :

fidered not his own body now dead, we 30 Seeing it is one God which shall justify he was about an hundred years old, citas the circuncifion by faith, and uncircumci- yet the deadness of Sarah's womb: fion through faith.

20 He taggered not at the promile al Gw 3! Do we chen inake void the law through through unbclicf; but was firong in linh faith? God forbid: yea, we establith the law. giving glory to God: CHAP. IV.

21 And being fully perfuaded, that abu 1 Arahams faith was imputed to kim for he had promised tre was able also to parts righteoufneis : 24 081 Fo Thall ours.

22 And therefore it was imputed to Who

Hai thall we thcs say that Abraham, for righteousness.

our father as pertaining to the fleth, 23 Now, it was not written for lite litt hath found?

alonc that it was imputed to brim; For if Abraham were juftified by works, 24 but for us allo, to whom t * he hath wherers to glory, but not before Gud, imputed, if we believe on hin that nic 3 For what with the seripture!

Abraliam up Jesus our Lord from the dea ; believed God, and it was counted unto him 25 Who was delivered for our for righteousness.

and was raised again for our jaftincatpa. 4 Now to hun that worketh is the reward

C'HA P. v. not reckoned of grace, but of debt.

I Being juftified by faith, ut kadr per te 5 But to him that worketh not, but be


12 Sin and deata casa by Alex, lieveth on hiin that jultifieth the ungodly, 17 righteorfness and life Orig. his iaith is counted for righteousness. eencls of the man, unto whom God imput. Lord Jesus Chrift: dicever, as David also describeth the blers. Therefore being justified by fath,

kave peace with God, through the eth righteousness without works,

2 By whom alto we have acces by falta 7 saying, Blefed are they whose iniquitics into this grace wherein we ftand, and to are forgiven, and whose fins are covered. joice in hope of the glory of Gocl.

8 Blefed is the man to whom the Lord 3 And not only so, but wc glory is ti will not inpute fin.

bulations also: knowing that tribulation 9 cometh this blessedness then upon the workcth patience; circumcifion only, or upon the uncircumci. 4 And patience, experience, and expo fion also for we say that faith was reckon- rience, hope: ed to Abraham for righteoufness.

s And hope maketh not aibatired; beradi 10 How was it then reckoned! when he the love of God is shed abroad in our best was in circumcifion, or in uncircumcifion! by the Holy Ghost, which is girca unto Not in circumciton, but in uncircumcifion. '6 For when we were yet without strength

u And he received the lign of circum- in due tine Chritt died for the ungedly. cition, á fcal of the righteousness of the 7 For scarcely for a righteous an Lith which he nnd yet being uncircumci- one die; yet peradverture for a good sau: fed; that he might be the father of all fome would cven dare to die. thein that believe, though they be not cir. 8 But God comnendeth Puis love teard cumcised; that righteouiness night be im- us, in that while we were yet finnets, Core puted unto them allo:

died for us. 12 And the father of circumcifion to them 9 Much more then, being nos julised who are not of the circumcifion only, but his blood, we thall be saved in a who also walk in the steps of that faith of through him. our father Abraham, which he had being 10 For if, when we were enemics, ut get uncircuncised.

reconciled to God by the death of $ 13 For the promise, that he should be the much more, being reconcilal, well heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or saved by his life. to his sced, through the law, but through the 11 And not only so, but we also join righteousness of faith.

through our Lord Jefus Chrift, by whea 14 For if they which are of the law be have now received the atonainent. heirs, faith i made vold, and the promise 12 Whicrefore, as by one man car! made of none cflea.

into the world, and death by @s; use 15 Becaure the law worketh wrath: for death passed upon all men, for that where no law is, there is no tranfgreflion, finned

16 Thoicfore it is of faith, that it might 13. (For until the law in was in the Be by grace; to the end the promise might butlin is not impused when there 11 be fure to all the feed: not to that only which is of the law, but to that allo which tn Mofes, even over them the red turs

14 Neverthelets, death reigned from the is of the faith of Abraham, who is the fs after the fimilitude af Adam Traniere ther of us all.

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15 But not as the offence, so also in the 14 For fin thall not have dominion over free gift. For if through the offence of one you: for ye are not under the law, but unmany be dead; much more the grace of der grace. God, and the gift by grace, which is by 15. What then thall we fin, because we one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded un- are not under the law, but under grace! to many.

God forbid. 16 And not as it was by one that finned, 16 Know ge not, that to whom ye yield it the gift: for the judgment was by one yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye

condemnation, but the free gift 'is of are to whom ye obcy; whether of fin unto many offences unto juftitication.

death, or of obedience unto righteousness! 17 For if by one mans offence death 17 But God be thanked that ye were the cigned by one; much more they which servants of fin; but ye have obeyed from ccrive abundance of grace, and of the gift the heart that form of doctrine which was * righteousness, thall reign in life by onc, delivered you. Icfus Chrift.)

18 Being then made free from fin, ye be18 Therefore, as by the offence of one came the lervants of righteousnefs. udgment came upon all men to condemna- 19 I (peak after the manner of men, beon; even so by the righteousness of one, cause of the infirmity of your flesh: for as he free gift came upon ali men unto juftifica' ye have yielded your members fervants to Lon of life.

uncleanness, and to iniquity unto iniquity; 19 For as by one mans disobedience many cven so now yield your members servants vere made finners; so by the obedience of to righteousness unto holiness. nc fball miny be made righteous.

20 For when ye were the servants of fin zo Moreover, the law entered that the ye were free from righteousnefs. fence might abound: but where fin a. 21 What fruit had ye then in those things Founded, grace did much more abound; whereof ye are now afhamed I for the end

21 That as fin hath reigned unto death, of those things is death. ven fo might grace reign through rightc- 22 But now, being made free from fin, and uncfs unto eternal life, by Jesus Chrilt our become servants to God, ye have your fruit ord.

unto holiness, and the end everlatting life. C H A P. VI.

23 For the wages of fin is death: but the Pe mut not live in fin, 2 for we are dead gift of God is eternal life, through Jesus untg it, 12 nor let fin reign in us, 23 Death Clirist our Lord. u th: wages of fin.

CHA P. VII. THat ihall we say then! Shall we con. 1 No law hath power over a man longer than

tinue in fin that grace may abound! he livelh. 7 'The law is not fin, 13 but hou - God forbid. How thall we that are dead 1%, juft, and good. fin live any longer therein :

Now ye not, brethren, (for I fpeak to 3 Know ye not, that so many of us as were's

how prized into Jesus Chrift weré baptized in- the law hath dominion over a man as long his death?

as he liveth? 4 Therefore we are buricd with him by 2 For the woman which hath an husband is ptifm into death;

that like as Christ was bound by the law to her husband fo long as fed up from the dead by the glory of the he liveth. but if the husband be dead, 'the thet, even so we alio should walk in new- is loosed from the law of her husband. Is of life.

3 80 then, if while her husband liveth the be For if we have been planted together married to another man, the shall be called an the likeness of his dcath, we shall be also adulteress: but if her husband be dead, the is the likeness of his resurreáion :

free from that law; so that she is no adul Knowing this, that our old man is cru- teress, though the be married to another man. od with him, that the body of fin might 4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are bedeftroyed, that henceforth we should not come dead to the law by the body of Chrift; e fin.

that ye should be married to another, even For he that is dead is freed from fin. to him who is raised from the dead, that we Now, if we be dead with Chrift, we be. Thould bring forth fruit unto God. e that we thall also live with himn : 5 For when we were in the flesh, the moKnowing that Chrift, being raised from tions of fins, which were by the law, did" dead, dicth no more; death hath no work in our members to bring forth fruit e dominion over him.

unto death. For in that he died, he died unto fin 6 But now we are delivered from the law, ; but in that he liveth, he liveth unto that being dead wherein we were held ; that

we thould serve in newness of spirit, and not Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to in the oldness of the letter ead indeed unto fin, bnt alive unto God 7 What thall we say then! is itie law fin ? ugh Jesus Chrift our Lord.

God forbid. Nay, I brad not known tin but * Let not fin therefore, reign in your by the law: for I had not known luft, exalleredero that ye hould obeġ it in the cegentheila head cauda. Too bih he come frometa thereaf:

But , taking occafion by comandNeither yield ye your members as in. ment, wrought in me all manner of concu. nents of uprighteousness unto tin. but piscence. Foi without the law tin was dead. yourselves unto God, as those that are 9 For I was alive without the law once;

from the dead, and your members as but when the cominandsrept came, fu tements of righteousnets unto God, vived, and I died.

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