Romans 6:6

6 For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body ruled by sin might be done away with,[a] that we should no longer be slaves to sin—

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Romans 6:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.
ESV
6 We know that our old selfwas crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.
NLT
6 We know that our old sinful selves were crucified with Christ so that sin might lose its power in our lives. We are no longer slaves to sin.
MSG
6 Could it be any clearer? Our old way of life was nailed to the Cross with Christ, a decisive end to that sin-miserable life - no longer at sin's every beck and call! What we believe is this:
CSB
6 For we know that our old self was crucified with Him in order that sin's dominion over the body may be abolished, so that we may no longer be enslaved to sin,

Romans 6:6 In-Context

4 We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.
5 For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we will certainly also be united with him in a resurrection like his.
6 For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body ruled by sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin—
7 because anyone who has died has been set free from sin.
8 Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him.

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Galatians 5:24; Ephesians 4:22; Colossians 3:9
  • 2. S ver 2; ver 3-8; 2 Corinthians 4:10; Galatians 2:20; Galatians 5:24; Galatians 6:14; Philippians 3:10; Colossians 2:12,20; Colossians 3:3
  • 3. Romans 7:24
  • 4. S ver 16

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "be rendered powerless"
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