Romans 6:23

23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in[a] Christ Jesus our Lord.

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Romans 6:23 in Other Translations

KJV
23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
ESV
23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
NLT
23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.
MSG
23 Work hard for sin your whole life and your pension is death. But God's gift is real life, eternal life, delivered by Jesus, our Master.
CSB
23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 6:23 In-Context

21 What benefit did you reap at that time from the things you are now ashamed of? Those things result in death!
22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life.
23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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Cross References 2

  • 1. ver 16,21; Genesis 2:17; Proverbs 10:16; Ezekiel 18:4; Romans 1:32; S Romans 5:12; Romans 7:5,13; Romans 8:6,13; Galatians 6:7,8; James 1:15
  • 2. S Matthew 25:46

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