Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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;

Verse Picture

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 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. 2 And do not follow the customs of the present age, but be transformed by the entire renewal of your minds, so that you may learn by experience what God's will is--that will which is good and beautiful and perfect.


Cross References

1 Peter 2:5

And be yourselves also like living stones that are being built up into a spiritual house, to become a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

Romans 6:13

and no longer lend your faculties as unrighteous weapons for Sin to use. On the contrary surrender your very selves to God as living men who have risen from the dead, and surrender your several faculties to God, to be used as weapons to maintain the right.

Romans 6:16

Do you not know that if you surrender yourselves as bondservants to obey any one, you become the bondservants of him whom you obey, whether the bondservants of Sin (with death as the result)

Romans 6:19

your human infirmity leads me to employ these familiar figures--and just as you once surrendered your faculties into bondage to Impurity and ever-increasing disregard of Law, so you must now surrender them into bondage to Righteousness ever advancing towards perfect holiness.

Ephesians 4:1

I, then, the prisoner for the Master's sake, entreat you to live and act as becomes those who have received the call that you have received--

Ephesians 4:1

I, then, the prisoner for the Master's sake, entreat you to live and act as becomes those who have received the call that you have received--

1 Corinthians 1:10

Now I entreat you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to cultivate a spirit of harmony--all of you--and that there be no divisions among you, but rather a perfect union through your having one mind and one judgement.

2 Corinthians 10:1

But as for me Paul, I entreat you by the gentleness and self-forgetfulness of Christ--I who when among you have not an imposing personal presence, but when absent am fearlessly outspoken in dealing with you.

2 Corinthians 10:1-14

But as for me Paul, I entreat you by the gentleness and self-forgetfulness of Christ--I who when among you have not an imposing personal presence, but when absent am fearlessly outspoken in dealing with you.

Luke 7:47

This is the reason why I tell you that her sins, her many sins, are forgiven--because she has loved much; but he who is forgiven little, loves little."

Romans 9:23

in order to make known His infinite goodness towards the subjects of His mercy whom He has prepared beforehand for glory,

Romans 12:2

And do not follow the customs of the present age, but be transformed by the entire renewal of your minds, so that you may learn by experience what God's will is--that will which is good and beautiful and perfect.

1 Corinthians 5:7-8

Get rid of the old yeast so that you may be dough of a new kind; for in fact you *are* free from corruption. For our Passover Lamb has already been offered in sacrifice--even Christ.

1 Corinthians 6:13-20

Food of all kinds is meant for the stomach, and the stomach is meant for food, and God will cause both of them to perish. Yet the body does not exist for the purpose of fornication, but for the Master's service, and the Master exists for the body;

2 Corinthians 4:16

Therefore we are not cowards. Nay, even though our outward man is wasting away, yet our inward man is being renewed day by day.

1 Timothy 5:4

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let these learn first to show piety towards their own homes and to prove their gratitude to their parents; for this is well pleasing in the sight of God.

Titus 3:4-8

But when the goodness of God our Saviour, and His love to man, dawned upon us, not in consequence of things which we,

Hebrews 13:15-16

Through Him, then, let us continually lay on the altar a sacrifice of praise to God, namely, the utterance of lips that give thanks to His Name.

1 Peter 2:10-12

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not found mercy, but now you have.

1 Peter 2:10-31

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not found mercy, but now you have.

1 Peter 2:10

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not found mercy, but now you have.

1 Peter 2:10

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not found mercy, but now you have.

1 Peter 2:10

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not found mercy, but now you have.

1 Peter 2:10

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not found mercy, but now you have.

Romans 2:4

Or is it that you think slightingly of His infinite goodness, forbearance and patience, unaware that the goodness of God is gently drawing you to repentance?

Romans 15:16

that I should be a minister of Christ Jesus among the Gentiles, doing priestly duties in connexion with God's Good News so that the sacrifice--namely the Gentiles--may be acceptable to Him, being (as it is)

Romans 15:30

But I entreat you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love which His Spirit inspires, to help me by wrestling in prayer to God on my behalf,

2 Corinthians 4:1

Therefore, being engaged in this service and being mindful of the mercy which has been shown us, we are not cowards.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ overmasters us, the conclusion at which we have arrived being this--that One having died for all, His death was their death,

2 Corinthians 5:20

On Christ's behalf therefore we come as ambassadors, God, as it were, making entreaty through our lips: we, on Christ's behalf, beseech men to be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

And you also we, as God's fellow workers, entreat not to be found to have received His grace to no purpose.

Ephesians 2:4-10

But God, being rich in mercy, because of the intense love which He bestowed on us,

Ephesians 5:10

and learn in your own experiences what is fully pleasing to the Lord.

Philippians 1:20

in fulfilment of my eager expectation and hope that I shall never have reason to feel ashamed, but that by my perfect freedom of speech Christ will be glorified in me, now as always, either by my life or by my death.

Philippians 2:1-5

If then I can appeal to you as the followers of Christ, if there is any persuasive power in love and any common sharing of the Spirit, or if you have any tender-heartedness and compassion, make my joy complete by being of one mind,

Philippians 2:17

Nay, even if my life is to be poured as a libation upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I rejoice, and I congratulate you all.

Philippians 4:18

I have enough of everything--and more than enough. My wants are fully satisfied now that I have received from the hands of Epaphroditus the generous gifts which you sent me--they are a fragrant odor, an acceptable sacrifice, truly pleasing to God.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Moreover, brethren, as you learnt from our lips the lives which you ought to live, and do live, so as to please God, we beg and exhort you in the name of the Lord Jesus to live them more and more truly.

1 Thessalonians 4:10

and indeed you do love all the brethren throughout Macedonia. And we exhort you to do so more and more,

1 Thessalonians 5:12

Now we beg you, brethren, to show respect for those who labour among you and are your leaders in Christian work, and are your advisers;

1 Timothy 2:3

This is right, and is pleasing in the sight of God our Saviour,

Hebrews 10:20-22

by the new and ever-living way which He opened up for us through the rending of the veil--that is to say, of His earthly nature--

Hebrews 13:22

Bear with me, brethren, when I thus exhort you; for, in fact, it is but a short letter that I have written to you.

1 Peter 2:20

If you do wrong and receive a blow for it, what credit is there in your bearing it patiently? But if when you do right and suffer for it you bear it patiently, this is an acceptable thing with God.

Romans 11:30-31

but just as you were formerly disobedient to Him, but now have received mercy at a time when they are disobedient,

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