Romans 8:12

12 Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation—but it is not to the flesh, to live according to it.

Romans 8:12 in Other Translations

KJV
12 Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.
ESV
12 So then, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh.
NLT
12 Therefore, dear brothers and sisters, you have no obligation to do what your sinful nature urges you to do.
MSG
12 So don't you see that we don't owe this old do-it-yourself life one red cent.
CSB
12 So then, brothers, we are not obligated to the flesh to live according to the flesh,

Romans 8:12 In-Context

10 But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness.
11 And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.
12 Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation—but it is not to the flesh, to live according to it.
13 For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live.
14 For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 4; S Galatians 5:24
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