Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Holman Bible

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

For the wages which sin pays is death, but the [bountiful] free gift of God is eternal life through (in union with) Jesus Christ our Lord.

An Understandable Version

For the wages for sinning is [spiritual] death, but God's free gift is never ending life in [fellowship with] Christ Jesus our Lord.

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

For the reward of sin is death; but what God freely gives is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Darby Translation

For the wages of sin is death; but the act of favour of God, eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

For the wages sin pays is death, but the gift God gives is eternal life through union with Christ Jesus our Lord.

John Wesley New Testament

For death is the wages of sin; but eternal life is the gift of God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

For the purchasing the provisions of sin, death; and the grace of God, life eternal in Christ Jesus our Lord.

King James 2000

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the compensation due sin [is] death, but the gift of God [is] eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the reward of sin is death: but eternal life is the gift of God, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

Sin's wage is death, but God's gift is life eternal in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Montgomery New Testament

FOR THE POOR WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH, BUT THE FREE GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS, OUR MASTER.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

For the wages of sin is death; but the free gift of God is everlasting life, through Christ Jesus our Lord.

Sawyer New Testament

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life by Christ Jesus our Lord.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the wages of sin, is death; but, God's gift of favour, is life age-abiding, in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

The wages of Sin are Death, but the gift of God is Immortal Life, through union with Christ Jesus, our Lord.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

For the wages paid by Sin are death; but God's free gift is the Life of the Ages bestowed upon us in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Williams New Testament

For the wages paid by sin is death, but the gracious gift of God is eternal life through union with Christ Jesus our Lord.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

for the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus, our Lord.

Worsley New Testament

For the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Youngs Literal Translation

for the wages of the sin is death, and the gift of God is life age-during in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

the wages
ὀψώνιον 
Opsonion 
Usage: 4

of sin
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

is death
θάνατος 
Thanatos 
Usage: 100

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the gift
χάρισμα 
Charisma 
Usage: 17

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

is eternal
αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 6:23

Devotionals containing Romans 6:23

Images Romans 6:23

Prayers for Romans 6:23

Context Readings

Set Free From Sin

22 But now that you have been freed from sin and have become God's slaves, the benefit you reap is sanctification, and the result is eternal life. 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in union with the Messiah Jesus our Lord.


Cross References

Romans 5:12

Just as sin entered the world through one man, and death resulted from sin, therefore everyone dies, because everyone has sinned.

Genesis 2:17

but you are not to eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, because you will certainly die during the day that you eat from it."

John 3:36

The one who believes in the Son has eternal life, but the one who disobeys the Son will not see life. Instead, the wrath of God remains on him.

Romans 2:7

eternal life to those who strive for glory, honor, and immortality by patiently doing good;

Genesis 3:19

You will eat food by the sweat of your brow until you're buried in the ground, because you were taken from it. You're made from dust and you'll return to dust."

Ezekiel 18:4

Look! Every living soul belongs to me the father's as well as the son's. So pay attention! The person who keeps on sinning is going to die."

Ezekiel 18:20

The soul who sins dies. The son won't bear the punishment of his father's sin and the father won't bear the punishment of his son's sin. The righteous deeds of that righteous person will be attributed to him, while the wicked deeds of the wicked person will be charged against him.

Matthew 25:46

These people will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous will go into eternal life."

John 6:27

Do not work for food that perishes but for food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set his seal on him."

John 6:40

This is my Father's will: That everyone who sees the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him to life on the last day."

Romans 5:21

so that, just as sin ruled by bringing death, so also grace might rule by bringing justification that results in eternal life through Jesus the Messiah, our Lord.

Galatians 6:7-8

Stop being deceived; God is not to be ridiculed. A person harvests whatever he plants:

James 1:15

When that desire becomes pregnant, it gives birth to sin; and when that sin grows up, it gives birth to death.

Revelation 21:8

But people who are cowardly, unfaithful, detestable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars will find themselves in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. This is the second death."

Isaiah 3:11

"How terrible it will be for the wicked! Disaster is headed their way, because what they did with their hand will be repaid to them.

John 3:14-17

Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

John 4:14

But whoever drinks the water that I will give him will never become thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become a well of water for him, springing up to eternal life."

John 5:24

"Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whoever hears what I say and believes in the one who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged, but has passed from death to life.

John 5:39-40

You examine the Scriptures carefully because you suppose that in them you have eternal life. Yet they testify about me.

John 6:32-33

Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, it was not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven.

John 6:50-58

This is the bread that comes down from heaven, so that a person may eat it and not die.

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words of eternal life.

John 10:28

I give them eternal life, they'll never be lost, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.

John 17:2

For you have given him authority over all humanity so that he might give eternal life to all those you gave him.

Romans 5:17

For if, through one man, death ruled because of that man's offense, how much more will those who receive such overflowing grace and the gift of righteousness rule in life because of one man, Jesus the Messiah!

Romans 6:16

Don't you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

You know that wicked people will not inherit the kingdom of God, don't you? Stop deceiving yourselves! Sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, male prostitutes, homosexuals,

Galatians 3:10

Certainly all who depend on the actions of the Law are under a curse. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who does not obey everything that is written in the Book of the Law!"

Titus 1:2

which is based on the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before the world began.

1 Peter 1:3-4

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! Because of his great mercy he has granted us a new birth, resulting in an immortal hope through the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah, from the dead

1 John 2:25

The message that the Son himself declared to us is eternal life.

1 John 5:11-12

This is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is found in his Son.

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