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5But to one who without works trusts him who justifies the ungodly, such faith is reckoned as righteousness.

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5. But to him that worketh not—who, despairing of acceptance with God by "working" for it the work of obedience, does not attempt it.

but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly—casts himself upon the mercy of Him that justifieth those who deserve only condemnation.

his faith, &c.—(See on Ro 4:3).