Liberty (eleuqerian). Promising "personal liberty," that is license, after the fashion of advocates of liquor today, not the freedom of truth in Christ ( John 8:32 ; Galatians 5:1Galatians 5:13 ). Themselves bondservants (autoi douloi). "Themselves slaves" of corruption and sin as Paul has it in Romans 6:20 . Of whom (wi). Instrumental case, but it may mean "of what." Is overcome (htthtai). Perfect passive indicative of httaw (from httwn, less) old verb, in N.T. only here, verse Romans 20 ; 2 Corinthians 12:13 . Of the same (toutwi). "By this one (or thing)." Is brought into bondage (dedoulwtai). Perfect passive indicative of doulow. Like Paul again ( Romans 6:16Romans 6:18 ; Romans 8:21 ).