16 and yet because we know that a person is not justified by the works of the law(A) but by faith in Jesus Christ,[a] even we ourselves have believed in Christ Jesus. This was so that we might be justified by faith in Christ[b] and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no human being will[c] be justified.

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Footnotes

  1. 2:16 Or by the faithfulness of Jesus Christ
  2. 2:16 Or by the faithfulness of Christ
  3. 2:16 Lit law all flesh will not

We recall, in the presence of our God and Father,(A) your work produced by faith,(B) your labor motivated by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.(C)

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