Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

New American Standard Bible

for if we live, we live for the Lord, or if we die, we die for the Lord; therefore whether we live or die, we are the Lord's.

King James Version

For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

Holman Bible

If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

International Standard Version

If we live, we live to honor the Lord; and if we die, we die to honor the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

A Conservative Version

For both if we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord. Both if we live and if we die, therefore, we are the Lord's.

American Standard Version

For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; or whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

Amplified

If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or we die, we belong to the Lord.

An Understandable Version

For if we live, it is for the Lord's [honor]; or if we die, it is for the Lord's [honor]. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

Anderson New Testament

For if we live, we live to the Lord; or if we die, we die to the Lord. "Whether, therefore, we live or die, we are the Lord s.

Bible in Basic English

As long as we have life we are living to the Lord; or if we give up our life it is to the Lord; so if we are living, or if our life comes to an end, we are the Lord's.

Common New Testament

If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if we live, our life is appropriated to the Lord; and if we die, we die as his servants: whether we live therefore or die, we are the Lord's.

Darby Translation

For both if we should live, it is to the Lord we live; and if we should die, it is to the Lord we die: both if we should live then, and if we should die, we are the Lord's.

Godbey New Testament

for if indeed we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Then indeed if we live, and if we die, we are the Lord's.

Goodspeed New Testament

if we live, we are responsible to the Lord, and if we die, we are responsible to him; so whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

John Wesley New Testament

Whether therefore we live or die, we are the Lord's.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For if we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord; whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

Julia Smith Translation

For whether we live, to the Lord we live: and whether we die, to the Lord we die: therefore whether we live, and whether we die, we are of the Lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord. Therefore whether we live [or] whether we die, we are the Lord's.

Modern King James verseion

For both if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore both if we live, and if we die, we are the Lord's.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If we live, we live to be at the Lord's will. And if we die, we die at the Lord's will.

Moffatt New Testament

if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. Thus we are the Lord's whether we live or die;

Montgomery New Testament

If we live, we live unto our Lord; if we die, we die unto our Lord. So then, whether we live or die, we belong to our Lord.

NET Bible

If we live, we live for the Lord; if we die, we die for the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord's.

New Heart English Bible

For if we live, we live to the Lord. Or if we die, we die to the Lord. If therefore we live or die, we are the Lord's.

Noyes New Testament

For if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Whether then we live or die, we are the Lords.

Sawyer New Testament

for if we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord; whether therefore we live, or whether we die, we are the Lord's.

The Emphasized Bible

For both, if we live, unto the Lord, we live, and, if we die, unto the Lord, we die; whether therefore we live, the Lord's, we are; or whether we die, the Lord's, we are;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For whether we live, to the Lord we live, and whether we die, to the Lord we die; whether therefore we live, or whether we die, we are the Lord's.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, if we live, our life is for the Master, and, if we die, our death is for the Master. Whether, then, we live or die we belong to the Master.

Webster

For whether we live, we live to the Lord; and whether we die, we die to the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

Weymouth New Testament

If we live, we live to the Lord: if we die, we die to the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

Williams New Testament

indeed, if we live, we always live in relation to the Lord, and if we die, we always die in relation to the Lord. So whether we live or die we belong to the Lord.

World English Bible

For if we live, we live to the Lord. Or if we die, we die to the Lord. If therefore we live or die, we are the Lord's.

Worrell New Testament

For, if we live, we live to the Lord; and, if we die, we die to the Lord: whether we live, therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

Worsley New Testament

but if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

Youngs Literal Translation

for both, if we may live, to the Lord we live; if also we may die, to the Lord we die; both then if we may live, also if we may die, we are the Lord's;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἐάν 
Ean 
ἐάν 
Ean 
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155
Usage: 155
Usage: 155

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

unto the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643
Usage: 643

and
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

we die
ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93
Usage: 93

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

or
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

die
ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

we are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 14:8

Images Romans 14:8

Prayers for Romans 14:8

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

7 For none of us lives to himself, and no man dies to himself. 8 For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's. 9 For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.


Cross References

Philippians 1:20

According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.

1 Thessalonians 5:10

Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on: Yea, says the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them.

John 21:19

This spoke he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he said unto him, Follow me.

Acts 13:36

For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell asleep, and was laid with his fathers, and saw corruption:

Acts 20:24

But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

Acts 21:13

Then Paul answered, What mean you to weep and to break my heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.

1 Corinthians 3:22-23

Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours;

1 Corinthians 15:23

But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.

Philippians 2:17

Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.

Philippians 2:30

Because for the work of Christ he was near unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.

1 Thessalonians 4:14-18

For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also who sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

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