Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death.

King James Version

What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Holman Bible

So what fruit was produced then from the things you are now ashamed of? For the end of those things is death.

International Standard Version

What benefit did you get from doing those things you are now ashamed of? For those things resulted in death.

A Conservative Version

What fruit therefore did ye have then, of which things ye are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

American Standard Version

What fruit then had ye at that time in the things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Amplified

But then what benefit (return) did you get from the things of which you are now ashamed? [None] for the end of those things is death.

An Understandable Version

What benefit did you receive at that time from doing the things you are now ashamed of? For the end of such behavior is [spiritual] death.

Anderson New Testament

What fruit, therefore, had you at that time, in those things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

Bible in Basic English

What fruit had you at that time in the things which are now a shame to you? for the end of such things is death.

Common New Testament

But then what return did you get from the things of which you are now ashamed? The end of those things is death.

Daniel Mace New Testament

what benefit had you then in those things whereof you are now ashamed? since they terminated all in death.

Darby Translation

What fruit therefore had ye then in the things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of them is death.

Godbey New Testament

What fruit then had you at that time in those things in which you are now ashamed? for the end of these things is death.

Goodspeed New Testament

What good did you get from doing the things you are now ashamed of? Why, they result in death!

John Wesley New Testament

What fruit had ye then from those things whereof ye are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What fruit had ye then in those things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore what fruit had ye then of what ye are now ashamed? for the end of these, death.

King James 2000

What fruit had you then in those things of which you are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore what sort of fruit did you have then, about which you are now ashamed? For the end of those [things] [is] death.

Modern King James verseion

What fruit did you have then in those things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What fruit had ye then in those things, whereof ye are now ashamed. For the end of those things is death.

Moffatt New Testament

Well, what did you gain then by it all? Nothing but what you are now ashamed of! The end of all that is death;

Montgomery New Testament

What harvest-fruit then had you at that time in the things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

NET Bible

So what benefit did you then reap from those things that you are now ashamed of? For the end of those things is death.

New Heart English Bible

What fruit then did you have at that time in the things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

Noyes New Testament

What fruit then had ye at that time from those things of which ye are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

Sawyer New Testament

What fruit had you therefore then in things of which you are now ashamed? for the end of them is death.

The Emphasized Bible

What fruit, therefore, had ye then - in things for which ye now are taking shame to yourselves? For, the end of those things, is death.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

What fruit therefore had ye then in those things at which ye are now confounded? for the end of those things is death.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But what were the fruits that you reaped from those things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of such things is Death.

Webster

What fruit had ye then in those things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Weymouth New Testament

At that time, then, what benefit did you get from conduct which you now regard with shame? Why, such things finally result in death.

Williams New Testament

What benefit did you then derive from doing the things of which you are now ashamed? None, for they end in death.

World English Bible

What fruit then did you have at that time in the things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

Worrell New Testament

What fruit, therefore, had ye then in the things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Worsley New Testament

What fruit therefore had ye then in the things, which ye are now ashamed of? for the end of those things is death.

Youngs Literal Translation

what fruit, therefore, were ye having then, in the things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of those is death.

Interlinear

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

καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25

had ye
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

τότε 
Tote 
then, that time, when, not tr
Usage: 105

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ye are
ἐπαισχύνομαι 
Epaischunomai 
be ashamed
Usage: 7

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

ἐπαισχύνομαι 
Epaischunomai 
be ashamed
Usage: 7

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the end
τέλος 
Telos 
Usage: 28

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 6:21

Context Readings

Set Free From Sin

20 For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness. 21 Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death. 22 But now having been freed from sin and enslaved to God, you derive your benefit, resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life.


Cross References

Romans 1:32

and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 7:5

For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.

Proverbs 14:12

There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

Deuteronomy 17:6

"On the evidence of two witnesses or three witnesses, he who is to die shall be put to death; he shall not be put to death on the evidence of one witness.

Deuteronomy 21:22

"If a man has committed a sin worthy of death and he is put to death, and you hang him on a tree,

2 Samuel 12:5-7

Then David's anger burned greatly against the man, and he said to Nathan, "As the LORD lives, surely the man who has done this deserves to die.

1 Kings 2:26

Then to Abiathar the priest the king said, "Go to Anathoth to your own field, for you deserve to die; but I will not put you to death at this time, because you carried the ark of the Lord GOD before my father David, and because you were afflicted in everything with which my father was afflicted."

Ezra 9:6

and I said, "O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.

Job 40:4

"Behold, I am insignificant; what can I reply to You? I lay my hand on my mouth.

Job 42:6

Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes."

Psalm 73:17

Until I came into the sanctuary of God; Then I perceived their end.

Proverbs 1:31

"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.

Proverbs 5:10-13

And strangers will be filled with your strength And your hard-earned goods will go to the house of an alien;

Proverbs 9:17-18

"Stolen water is sweet; And bread eaten in secret is pleasant."

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

Isaiah 3:10

Say to the righteous that it will go well with them, For they will eat the fruit of their actions.

Jeremiah 3:3

"Therefore the showers have been withheld, And there has been no spring rain Yet you had a harlot's forehead; You refused to be ashamed.

Jeremiah 8:12

"Were they ashamed because of the abomination they had done? They certainly were not ashamed, And they did not know how to blush; Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; At the time of their punishment they shall be brought down," Says the LORD.

Jeremiah 12:13

"They have sown wheat and have reaped thorns, They have strained themselves to no profit But be ashamed of your harvest Because of the fierce anger of the LORD."

Jeremiah 17:10

"I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.

Jeremiah 31:19

'For after I turned back, I repented; And after I was instructed, I smote on my thigh; I was ashamed and also humiliated Because I bore the reproach of my youth.'

Jeremiah 44:20-24

Then Jeremiah said to all the people, to the men and women--even to all the people who were giving him such an answer--saying,

Ezekiel 16:61-63

"Then you will remember your ways and be ashamed when you receive your sisters, both your older and your younger; and I will give them to you as daughters, but not because of your covenant.

Ezekiel 36:31-32

"Then you will remember your evil ways and your deeds that were not good, and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and your abominations.

Ezekiel 43:11

"If they are ashamed of all that they have done, make known to them the design of the house, its structure, its exits, its entrances, all its designs, all its statutes, and all its laws And write it in their sight, so that they may observe its whole design and all its statutes and do them.

Daniel 9:7-8

"Righteousness belongs to You, O Lord, but to us open shame, as it is this day--to the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, those who are nearby and those who are far away in all the countries to which You have driven them, because of their unfaithful deeds which they have committed against You.

Daniel 12:2

"Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting contempt.

Luke 15:17-21

"But when he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired men have more than enough bread, but I am dying here with hunger!

Romans 8:6

For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,

Romans 8:13

for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

2 Corinthians 7:11

For behold what earnestness this very thing, this godly sorrow, has produced in you: what vindication of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what avenging of wrong! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be innocent in the matter.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

Philippians 3:19

whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things.

Hebrews 6:8

but if it yields thorns and thistles, it is worthless and close to being cursed, and it ends up being burned.

Hebrews 10:29

How much severer punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled under foot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?

James 1:15

Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.

James 5:20

let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

1 Peter 4:17

For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?

1 John 2:28

Now, little children, abide in Him, so that when He appears, we may have confidence and not shrink away from Him in shame at His coming.

Revelation 16:6

for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They deserve it."

Revelation 20:14

Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire This is the second death, the lake of fire.

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