Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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.

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, having been set free from sin and having been enslaved to God, you have your fruit [leading] to sanctification, and its end [is] eternal life. 23 For the compensation due sin [is] death, but the gift of God [is] eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.


Cross References

Romans 5:12

Because of this, just as sin entered into the world through one man, and death through sin, so also death spread to all people because all sinned.

Genesis 2:17

but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day {that you eat} from it {you shall surely die}."

John 3:36

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

Romans 2:7

to those who, by perseverance in good work, seek glory and honor and immortality, eternal life,

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your brow you shall eat bread, until your return to the ground. For from it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return."

Ezekiel 18:4

Look! {All lives are mine}. {The lives of father and son alike are mine}. The person sinning will die.

Ezekiel 18:20

The person, the [one] sinning, will die. A son shall not bear the guilt of the father, and a father shall not bear the guilt of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be on him; the wickedness of the wicked shall be on him.

Matthew 25:46

And these will depart into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

John 6:27

Do not work for the food that perishes, but the food that remains to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has set his seal on this one."

John 6:40

For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who looks at the Son and believes in him would have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day."

Romans 5:21

so that just as sin reigned in death, so also grace would reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived: God is not to be mocked, for whatever a person sows, this he will also reap,

James 1:15

Then desire, [after it] has conceived, gives birth to sin, and sin, [when it] is brought to completion, gives birth to death.

Revelation 21:8

But [as] for the cowards and unbelievers and detestable persons and murderers and sexually immoral people and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their share [is] in the lake that burns with fire and sulphur, which is the second death.

Isaiah 3:11

Woe to the wicked! [It is] bad! For what is done [by] his hands will be done to him.

John 3:14-17

And just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, thus it is necessary [that] the Son of Man be lifted up,

John 4:14

But whoever drinks of this water which I will give to him will never be thirsty for eternity, but the water which I will give to him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."

John 5:24

Truly, truly I say to you that the one who hears my word and who believes the one who sent me has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.

John 5:39-40

You search the scriptures because you think that you have eternal life in them, and it is these that testify about me.

John 6:32-33

Then Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly I say to you, Moses did not give you bread from heaven, but my Father is giving you the true bread from heaven!

John 6:50-58

This is the bread that comes down from heaven so that someone may eat from 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

And I give them eternal life, and they will never perish {forever}, and no one will seize them out of my hand.

John 17:2

just as you have given him authority over all flesh, in order that he would give eternal life to them--everyone whom you have given him.

Romans 5:17

For if by the trespass of the one [man], death reigned through the one [man], much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one, Jesus Christ.

Romans 6:16

Do you not know that to whomever you present yourselves [as] slaves for obedience, you are slaves to whomever you obey, whether sin, [leading] to death, or obedience, [leading] to righteousness?

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived! Neither sexually immoral people, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor passive homosexual partners, nor dominant homosexual partners,

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse, for it is written, "Cursed [is] everyone who does not abide by all [the things] that are written in the book of the law to do them."

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who does not lie, promised before eternal ages,

1 Peter 1:3-4

Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 John 2:25

And this is the promise which he himself promised us: eternal life.

1 John 5:11-12

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

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