Romans 5:6

For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.

without strength = still sinners (see verse 8).

In due time — according to God’s plan, not circumstances.

For = on behalf of (not “instead of”)

Ungodly = all, indicated by the lack of “the” in Greek — Christ died for all, being ungodly.

Notice the progression in these verses:

vs. 6 — without strength — our helplessness

vs. 8yet sinners — our sinfulness

vs. 10enemies — our willfulness

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