Meditating on Romans 3:23


“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” – Romans 3:23


Part of Speech: conjunction

Definition: in consequence of the fact that

Synonyms: as, as long as, because, being, considering,inasmuch as, now, since, whereas


Part of Speech:  noun

Definition:  whole; totality

Synonyms:  accumulation, across the board, aggregate,aggregation, collection, ensemble, entirety, everyone, everything, gross, group, integer, jackpot, lock stock and barrel, mass, quantity, sum, sum total, total, unit, utmost, wall to wall, whole ball of wax, whole enchilada, whole nineyards, whole schmear, whole shooting match, whole show, works

Antonyms: none, zero, zilch, zip

have sinned

Part of Speech: verb

Definition: commit illegal or immoral action

Synonyms: backslide, break commandment, break law, cheat, commit crime, deviate, do wrong, err, fall, fall from grace, go astray, lapse, live in sin, misbehave, misconduct, offend, sow wild oats, stray, take the primrose path,  transgress, trespass, wallow in the mire, wander

Antonyms: behave, comply, obey

and fall

Part of Speech: verb

Definition: descend; become lower

Synonyms: abate, backslide, be precipitated, break down, buckle, cascade, cave in, collapse, crash, decline, decrease, depreciate, diminish, dip, dive, drag, droop, drop down, dwindle, ease, ebb, flag, flop, fold up, go down, gravitate, hit the dirt, keel over, land, lapse, lessen, nose-dive, pitch, plummet, plunge, recede, regress, relapse, settle, sink, slip, slope, slump, spin, stumble, subside, take a header, tip over, topple, totter, trail, trip, tumble, wane

Antonyms: ascend, climb, go up, rise, scale


Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: insufficient

Synonyms: deficient, exiguous, failing, inadequate, lacking, limited, low on, meager, needing, poor, scant, scanty, scarce, short-handed, shy, skimpy, slender, slim, sparse, tight, wanting

Antonyms: adequate, enough, sufficient

of the glory

Part of Speech: noun

Definition: fame, importance

Synonyms: celebrity, dignity, distinction, eminence, exaltation, grandeur, greatness, honor, illustriousness, immortality, kudos, magnificence, majesty, nobility, praise, prestige, renown, reputation, splendor, sublimity, triumph

Antonyms: unimportance, unknown

of God

Part of Speech: proper noun/ name

Definition: the sole Supreme Being, eternal, spiritual, and transcendent, who is the Creator and ruler of all and is infinite in all attributes

Synonyms: Absolute Being, All Knowing, All Powerful, Almighty, Creator, Divine Being, Father, God , Holy Spirit, I AM, Infinite Spirit, Jah, Jehovah, King of Kings, Lord, Maker, Yah, Yahweh


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