Parallel Verses

Amplified

What shall we say [to all this]? Are we to remain in sin in order that God's grace (favor and mercy) may multiply and overflow?

New American Standard Bible

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?

King James Version

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

Holman Bible

What should we say then? Should we continue in sin so that grace may multiply?

International Standard Version

What should we say, then? Should we go on sinning so that grace may increase?

A Conservative Version

What will we say then? We continue in sin so that grace may abound?

American Standard Version

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

An Understandable Version

What shall we say, then? Should we continue sinning so that more of God's unearned favor will [have to] be shown?

Anderson New Testament

What, then, shall we say? Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound?

Bible in Basic English

What may we say, then? are we to go on in sin so that there may be more grace?

Common New Testament

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound?

Daniel Mace New Testament

Do we then conclude thus, let us continue in sin, that the divine favour may be more fully display'd?

Darby Translation

What then shall we say? Should we continue in sin that grace may abound?

Godbey New Testament

Then what shall we say? must we abide in sin, in order that grace may abound?

Goodspeed New Testament

Then what shall we conclude? Are we to continue to sin to increase the spread of mercy?

John Wesley New Testament

What shall we say then? We will continue in sin that grace may abound?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound?

Julia Smith Translation

What then shall we say? Shall we continue in sin, that grace might abound

King James 2000

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

Lexham Expanded Bible

What therefore shall we say? Shall we continue in sin, in order that grace may increase?

Modern King James verseion

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin so that grace may abound?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that there may be abundance of grace?

Moffatt New Testament

Now what are we to infer from this? That we are to 'remain on in sin, so that there may be all the more grace'?

Montgomery New Testament

What then shall we say? Shall we continue to abound in sin, in order that grace may come to abound?

NET Bible

What shall we say then? Are we to remain in sin so that grace may increase?

New Heart English Bible

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

Noyes New Testament

What shall we say then? Let us continue in sin, that grace may abound still more?

Sawyer New Testament

WHAT shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that the grace may abound?

The Emphasized Bible

What then shall we say? are we still to continue in sin that favour may abound?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THAT then shall we say? Shall we abide in sin, that grace may abound?

Twentieth Century New Testament

What are we to say, then? Are we to continue to sin, in order that God's loving-kindness may be multiplied?

Webster

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

Weymouth New Testament

To what conclusion, then, shall we come? Are we to persist in sinning in order that the grace extended to us may be the greater?

Williams New Testament

What is our conclusion then? Are we to continue to sin for His unmerited favor to multiply?

World English Bible

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

Worrell New Testament

What, then, shall we say? Shall we persist in sin, that grace may abound?

Worsley New Testament

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

Youngs Literal Translation

What, then, shall we say? shall we continue in the sin that the grace may abound?

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

shall we say
ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

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

ἐπιμένω 
Epimeno 
Usage: 18

in sin
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 6:1

Devotionals containing Romans 6:1

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Context Readings

Formerly Dead To Sin, Now Alive In Christ

1 What shall we say [to all this]? Are we to remain in sin in order that God's grace (favor and mercy) may multiply and overflow? 2 Certainly not! How can we who died to sin live in it any longer?


Cross References

Romans 6:15

What then [are we to conclude]? Shall we sin because we live not under Law but under God's favor and mercy? Certainly not!

Romans 2:4

Or are you [so blind as to] trifle with and presume upon and despise and underestimate the wealth of His kindness and forbearance and long-suffering patience? Are you unmindful or actually ignorant [of the fact] that God's kindness is intended to lead you to repent ( to change your mind and inner man to accept God's will)?

Romans 3:5-8

But if our unrighteousness thus establishes and exhibits the righteousness of God, what shall we say? That God is unjust and wrong to inflict His wrath upon us [Jews]? I speak in a [purely] human way.

Romans 3:31

Do we then by [this] faith make the Law of no effect, overthrow it or make it a dead letter? Certainly not! On the contrary, we confirm and establish and uphold the Law.

Romans 5:20-21

But then Law came in, [only] to expand and increase the trespass [making it more apparent and exciting opposition]. But where sin increased and abounded, grace (God's unmerited favor) has surpassed it and increased the more and superabounded,

Galatians 5:13

For you, brethren, were [indeed] called to freedom; only [do not let your] freedom be an incentive to your flesh and an opportunity or excuse [for selfishness], but through love you should serve one another.

1 Peter 2:16

[Live] as free people, [yet] without employing your freedom as a pretext for wickedness; but [live at all times] as servants of God.

2 Peter 2:18-19

For uttering loud boasts of folly, they beguile and lure with lustful desires of the flesh those who are barely escaping from them who are wrongdoers.

Jude 1:4

For certain men have crept in stealthily [ gaining entrance secretly by a side door]. Their doom was predicted long ago, ungodly (impious, profane) persons who pervert the grace (the spiritual blessing and favor) of our God into lawlessness and wantonness and immorality, and disown and deny our sole Master and Lord, Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

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