Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore I exhort you, brothers, through the mercies of God, to present your bodies [as] a living sacrifice, holy [and] pleasing to God, [which is] your reasonable service.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.

King James Version

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

Holman Bible

Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.

International Standard Version

I therefore urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercies, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices that are holy and pleasing to God, for this is the reasonable way for you to worship.

A Conservative Version

I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, your reasonable service.

American Standard Version

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service.

Amplified

Therefore I urge you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies [dedicating all of yourselves, set apart] as a living sacrifice, holy and well-pleasing to God, which is your rational (logical, intelligent) act of worship.

An Understandable Version

So, I urge you, brothers, because God is so merciful [to us], to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, [fully] dedicated and very pleasing to God. For this is a reasonable [or spiritual] way for you to worship [or serve] Him.

Anderson New Testament

I beseech you, therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason I make request to you, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you will give your bodies as a living offering, holy, pleasing to God, which is the worship it is right for you to give him.

Common New Testament

I appeal to you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God to you, that you present your bodies a living victim, holy, acceptable unto God, as the service of a rational being.

Darby Translation

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your intelligent service.

Godbey New Testament

I exhort you, therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, your reasonable service:

Goodspeed New Testament

I appeal to you, therefore, brothers, by this mercy of God, to offer your bodies in a living sacrifice that will be holy and acceptable to God; that is your rational worship.

John Wesley New Testament

I exhort you therefore, brethren, by the tender mercies of God, to present your bodies unto God, a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable, which is your reasonable service.

Julia Smith Translation

I Beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing to God, your reasonable service.

King James 2000

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

Modern King James verseion

I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing to God, which is your reasonable service.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercifulness of God, that ye make your bodies a living sacrifice: holy and acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable serving of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Well then, my brothers, I appeal to you by all the mercy of God to dedicate your bodies as a living sacrifice, consecrated and acceptable to God; that is your cult, a spiritual rite.

Montgomery New Testament

I entreat you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies to Him as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God. This is your reasonable service of worship.

NET Bible

Therefore I exhort you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a sacrifice -- alive, holy, and pleasing to God -- which is your reasonable service.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore I urge you, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service.

Noyes New Testament

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, wellpleasing to God, which is your spiritual worship;

Sawyer New Testament

I EXHORT you, therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice; holy, well pleasing to God, your reasonable service;

The Emphasized Bible

I beseech you therefore, brethren, through the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living, holy sacrifice, unto God acceptable, - your rational divine service;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I BESEECH you, therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I entreat you, then, Brothers, by the mercies of God, to offer your bodies as a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, for this is your rational worship.

Webster

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.

Weymouth New Testament

I plead with you therefore, brethren, by the compassionsof God, to present all your faculties to Him as a living and holy sacrifice acceptable to Him. This with you will be an act of reasonable worship.

Williams New Testament

I beg you, therefore, brothers, through these mercies God has shown you, to make a decisive dedication of your bodies as a living sacrifice, devoted and well-pleasing to God, which is your reasonable service.

World English Bible

Therefore I urge you, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service.

Worrell New Testament

I beseech you, therefore, brethren, through the mercies of God, to present, your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing to God, which is your rational service;

Worsley New Testament

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, and well-pleasing to God, as your rational service.

Youngs Literal Translation

I call upon you, therefore, brethren, through the compassions of God, to present your bodies a sacrifice -- living, sanctified, acceptable to God -- your intelligent service;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the mercies
οἰκτιρμός 
Oiktirmos 
Usage: 5

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

παρίστημι παριστάνω 
Paristemi 
Usage: 38

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

a
θυσία 
Thusia 
Usage: 26

ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

θυσία 
Thusia 
Usage: 26

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

which is your
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

λογικός 
Logikos 
reasonable, of the word
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 12:1

Devotionals containing Romans 12:1

Images Romans 12:1

Prayers for Romans 12:1

Context Readings

A Life Dedicated To God

1 Therefore I exhort you, brothers, through the mercies of God, to present your bodies [as] a living sacrifice, holy [and] pleasing to God, [which is] your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, so that you may approve what [is] the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.


Cross References

1 Peter 2:5

And [you] yourselves, as living stones, are being built up [as] a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

Romans 6:13

and do not present your members to sin [as] instruments of unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who are alive from the dead, and your members to God [as] instruments of righteousness.

Romans 6:16

Do you not know that to whomever you present yourselves [as] slaves for obedience, you are slaves to whomever you obey, whether sin, [leading] to death, or obedience, [leading] to righteousness?

Romans 6:19

(I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh.) For just as you presented your members [as] slaves to immorality and lawlessness, [leading] to lawlessness, so now present your members [as] slaves to righteousness, [leading] to sanctification.

Ephesians 4:1

Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to live in a manner worthy of the calling with which you were called:

Psalm 19:14

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your presence, O Yahweh, my rock and my redeemer.

1 Corinthians 1:10

Now I exhort you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all say the same [thing] and there not be divisions among you, and that you be made complete in the same mind and with the same purpose.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, appeal to you myself by the humility and gentleness of Christ, who {when I am present in person} [am] humble among you, but [when I] am absent am bold toward you--

Psalm 50:13-14

Do I eat [the] flesh of bulls or drink [the] blood of goats?

Luke 7:47

{For this reason} I tell you, her sins--[which were] many--have been forgiven, for she loved much. But [the one] to whom little is forgiven loves little."

Romans 9:23

And [he did so] in order that he could make known the riches of his glory upon vessels of mercy that he prepared beforehand for glory,

Romans 12:2

And do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, so that you may approve what [is] the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.

1 Corinthians 5:7-8

Clean out the old leaven in order that you may be a new batch of dough, just as you are unleavened. For Christ our Passover has been sacrificed.

1 Corinthians 6:13-20

Food [is] for the stomach, and the stomach for food, but God will abolish {both of them}. Now the body [is] not for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.

2 Corinthians 4:16

Therefore we do not lose heart, but even if our outer person is being destroyed, yet our inner [person] is being renewed day after day.

1 Timothy 5:4

But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to show profound respect for their own household first, and to pay back recompense to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

Titus 3:4-8

But when the kindness and love for mankind of God our Savior appeared,

Hebrews 13:15-16

Therefore through him let us offer up a sacrifice of praise {continually} to God, that is, the fruit of lips that confess his name.

1 Peter 2:10-12

who once [were] not a people, but now [are] the people of God, the ones [who were] not shown mercy, but now are shown mercy.

Psalm 69:30-31

I will praise the name of God in song, and magnify him with thanksgiving.

Psalm 116:12

What shall I give back to Yahweh [for] all his benefits to me?

Isaiah 56:7

I will bring them to {my holy mountain}; I will make them merry in my house of prayer. their burnt offerings and their sacrifices {will be accepted} on my altar, for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples,"

Jeremiah 6:20

What [is] this to me? Frankincense comes from Sheba, and the precious spice reed from a distant land. Your burnt offerings [are] not {acceptable}, your sacrifices are not pleasing to me."

Hosea 14:2

Take words with you, and return to Yahweh. Say to him, "Take away all guilt; accept good, and we will offer the fruit of our lips.

Romans 2:4

Or do you despise the wealth of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

Romans 15:16

with the result that I am a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving the gospel of God as a priest, in order that the offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:30

Now I exhort you, brothers, through our Lord Jesus Christ and through the love of the Spirit, to contend along with me in your prayers on my behalf to God,

2 Corinthians 4:1

Because of this, [since we] have this ministry, just as we have been shown mercy, we do not lose heart,

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, [because we] have concluded this: that one died for all; as a result all died.

2 Corinthians 5:20

Therefore we are ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as [if] God were imploring [you] through us. We beg [you] on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

Now [because we] are fellow workers, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Ephesians 2:4-10

But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love [with] which he loved us,

Ephesians 5:10

trying to learn what is well-pleasing to the Lord.

Philippians 1:20

according to my eager expectation and hope, that I will be put to shame in nothing, but with all boldness, even now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether through life or through death.

Philippians 2:1-5

Therefore, if [there is] any encouragement in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,

Philippians 2:17

But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and rejoice with all of you.

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything [in full] and have an abundance; {I am well supplied} [because] I received from Epaphroditus {what you had sent}, a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally therefore, brothers, we ask you and appeal to [you] in the Lord Jesus that, just as you have received from us how it is necessary for you to live and to please God, just as indeed you are living, that you progress even more.

1 Thessalonians 4:10

for indeed you are practicing it toward all the brothers in all of Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers, to progress even more,

1 Thessalonians 5:12

Now we ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and rule over you in the Lord and admonish you,

1 Timothy 2:3

This [is] good and acceptable before God our Savior,

Hebrews 10:20-22

[by the] new and living way which he inaugurated for us through the curtain, that is, his flesh,

Hebrews 13:22

Now I urge you, brothers, bear with my word of exhortation, for indeed I have written to you {briefly}.

1 Peter 2:20

For what credit [is it] if, [when you] sin and are beaten [for it], you endure? But if you endure [when you] do good and suffer [for it], this [finds] favor with God.

Romans 11:30-31

For just as you formerly were disobedient to God, but now have been shown mercy because of the disobedience of these,

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