Parallel Bible results for Romans 6:12-23

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Romans 6:12-23

CEB 12 So then, don't let sin rule your body, so that you do what it wants. NRS 12 Therefore, do not let sin exercise dominion in your mortal bodies, to make you obey their passions. CEB 13 Don't offer parts of your body to sin, to be used as weapons to do wrong. Instead, present yourselves to God as people who have been brought back to life from the dead, and offer all the parts of your body to God to be used as weapons to do right. NRS 13 No longer present your members to sin as instruments of wickedness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life, and present your members to God as instruments of righteousness. CEB 14 Sin will have no power over you, because you aren't under Law but under grace. NRS 14 For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace. CEB 15 So what? Should we sin because we aren't under Law but under grace? Absolutely not! NRS 15 What then? Should we sin because we are not under law but under grace? By no means! CEB 16 Don't you know that if you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, that you are slaves of the one whom you obey? That's true whether you serve as slaves of sin, which leads to death, or as slaves of the kind of obedience that leads to righteousness. NRS 16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness? CEB 17 But thank God that although you used to be slaves of sin, you gave wholehearted obedience to the teaching that was handed down to you, which provides a pattern. NRS 17 But thanks be to God that you, having once been slaves of sin, have become obedient from the heart to the form of teaching to which you were entrusted, CEB 18 Now that you have been set free from sin, you have become slaves of righteousness. NRS 18 and that you, having been set free from sin, have become slaves of righteousness. CEB 19 (I'm speaking with ordinary metaphors because of your limitations.) Once, you offered the parts of your body to be used as slaves to impurity and to lawless behavior that leads to still more lawless behavior. Now, you should present the parts of your body as slaves to righteousness, which makes your lives holy. NRS 19 I am speaking in human terms because of your natural limitations. For just as you once presented your members as slaves to impurity and to greater and greater iniquity, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness for sanctification. CEB 20 When you were slaves of sin, you were free from the control of righteousness. NRS 20 When you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness. CEB 21 What consequences did you get from doing things that you are now ashamed of? The outcome of those things is death. NRS 21 So what advantage did you then get from the things of which you now are ashamed? The end of those things is death. CEB 22 But now that you have been set free from sin and become slaves to God, you have the consequence of a holy life, and the outcome is eternal life. NRS 22 But now that you have been freed from sin and enslaved to God, the advantage you get is sanctification. The end is eternal life. CEB 23 The wages that sin pays are death, but God's gift is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. NRS 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.