Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

For whilst we were under the thraldom of our earthly natures, sinful passions-- made sinful by the Law--were always being aroused to action in our bodily faculties that they might yield fruit to death.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

Holman Bible

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions operated through the law in every part of us and bore fruit for death.

International Standard Version

For while we were living according to our human nature, sinful passions were at work in our bodies by means of the Law, to bear fruit resulting in death.

A Conservative Version

For when we were in the flesh, the passions of the sins were working in our body-parts (through the law) in order to bear fruit to death.

American Standard Version

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were through the law, wrought in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

Amplified

When we were living in the flesh [trapped by sin], the sinful passions, which were awakened by [that which] the Law [identifies as sin], were at work in our body to bear fruit for death [since the willingness to sin led to death and separation from God].

An Understandable Version

For when we were in the flesh [i.e., before conversion], our sinful desires, aroused by [the restrictions of] the law of Moses, worked in our bodies to produce activity that led to [spiritual] death.

Anderson New Testament

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were excited by the law, were active in our members, so as to bring forth fruit to death:

Bible in Basic English

For when we were in the flesh, the evil passions which came into being through the law were working in our bodies to give the fruit of death.

Common New Testament

While we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for when we were in the carnal state of the law, the sinful passions of that state set our animal faculties to work in the service of death.

Darby Translation

For when we were in the flesh the passions of sins, which were by the law, wrought in our members to bring forth fruit to death;

Godbey New Testament

For when we were in carnality, the emotions of sins, which were through the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

Goodspeed New Testament

For when we were living mere physical lives the sinful passions, awakened by the Law, operated through the organs of our bodies to make us bear fruit for death.

John Wesley New Testament

For when we were in the flesh, sinful passions, which were by the law, wrought in our members, so as to bring forth fruit unto death.

Julia Smith Translation

For when we were in the flesh the passions of sins, those by the law, were energetic in our members to bring forth fruit to death.

King James 2000

For when we were in the flesh, the passions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For when we were in the flesh, sinful desires were working through the law in our members, to bear fruit for death.

Modern King James verseion

For when we were in the flesh, the passions of sin worked in our members through the law to bring forth fruit to death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For when we were in the flesh, the lusts of sin which were stirred up by the law, reigned in our members, to bring forth fruit unto death.

Moffatt New Testament

For when we were unspiritual, the sinful cravings excited by the Law were active in our members and made us fruitful to Death;

Montgomery New Testament

For while we were unspiritual, the sinful passions, aroused by the Law, were ever active in every part of our bodies, leading us to bear fruit unto death.

NET Bible

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful desires, aroused by the law, were active in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.

New Heart English Bible

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were through the law, worked in our members to bring forth fruit to death.

Noyes New Testament

For when we were in the flesh, the affections of sins, which were through the Law, were working in our members to bear fruit unto death.

Sawyer New Testament

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful affections operated through the law in our members to bear fruit to death;

The Emphasized Bible

For, when we were in the flesh, the susceptibilities of sins which were through the law, used to be energized in our members unto the bringing forth of fruit unto death;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions excited by the law, wrought powerfully in our members, to bring forth fruit unto death.

Twentieth Century New Testament

When we were living merely earthly lives, our sinful passions, aroused by the Law, were active in every part of our bodies, with the result that our lives bore fruit for Death.

Webster

For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit to death:

Williams New Testament

For when we were living in accordance with our lower nature, the sinful passions that were aroused by the law were operating in the parts of our bodies to make us bear fruit that leads to death.

World English Bible

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were through the law, worked in our members to bring forth fruit to death.

Worrell New Testament

For, when we were in the flesh, the passions of sins, which were through the law, were working in our members to bring forth fruit to death.

Worsley New Testament

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions while we were under the law operated in our bodies so as to bring forth fruit unto death.

Youngs Literal Translation

for when we were in the flesh, the passions of the sins, that are through the law, were working in our members, to bear fruit to the death;

Interlinear

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

ὅτε ὅτε ἥτε τοτε 
Hote 
Usage: 86

we were
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

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

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

the motions
πάθημα 
Pathema 
Usage: 16

of sins
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

ἐνεργέω 
Energeo 
Usage: 21

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

μέλος 
melos 
Usage: 32

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

καρποφορέω 
Karpophoreo 
Usage: 4

Context Readings

Released From The Law Through Death

4 So, my brethren, to you also the Law died through the incarnation of Christ, that you might be wedded to Another, namely to Him who rose from the dead in order that we might yield fruit to God. 5 For whilst we were under the thraldom of our earthly natures, sinful passions-- made sinful by the Law--were always being aroused to action in our bodily faculties that they might yield fruit to death. 6 But seeing that we have died to that which once held us in bondage, the Law has now no hold over us, so that we render a service which, instead of being old and formal, is new and spiritual.


Cross References

Romans 6:13

and no longer lend your faculties as unrighteous weapons for Sin to use. On the contrary surrender your very selves to God as living men who have risen from the dead, and surrender your several faculties to God, to be used as weapons to maintain the right.

Romans 6:21

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

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart proceed wicked thoughts, murder, adultery, fornication, theft, perjury, impiety of speech.

John 3:6

Whatever has been born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever has been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Romans 1:26

This then is the reason why God gave them up to vile passions. For not only did the women among them exchange the natural use of their bodies for one which is contrary to nature, but the men also,

Romans 3:20

For on the ground of obedience to Law no man living will be declared righteous before Him. Law simply brings a sure knowledge of sin.

Romans 4:15

For the Law inflicts punishment; but where no Law exists, there can be no violation of Law.

Romans 5:20

Now Law was brought in later on, so that transgression might increase. But where sin increased, grace has overflowed;

Romans 6:19

your human infirmity leads me to employ these familiar figures--and just as you once surrendered your faculties into bondage to Impurity and ever-increasing disregard of Law, so you must now surrender them into bondage to Righteousness ever advancing towards perfect holiness.

Romans 6:23

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.

Romans 7:7-13

What follows? Is the Law itself a sinful thing? No, indeed; on the contrary, unless I had been taught by the Law, I should have known nothing of sin as sin. For instance, I should not have known what covetousness is, if the Law had not repeatedly said, "Thou shalt not covet."

Romans 7:23

but I discover within me a different Law at war with the Law of my understanding, and leading me captive to the Law which is everywhere at work in my body--the Law of sin.

Romans 8:8-9

And those whose hearts are absorbed in earthly things cannot please God.

1 Corinthians 15:56

Now sin is the sting of death, and sin derives its power from the Law;

2 Corinthians 3:6-9

It is He also who has made us competent to serve Him in connexion with a new Covenant, which is not a written code but a Spirit; for the written code inflicts death, but the Spirit gives Life.

Galatians 3:10

All who are depending upon their own obedience to the Law are under a curse, for it is written, "Cursed is every one who does not remain faithful to all the precepts of the Law, and practise them."

Galatians 5:16-17

This then is what I mean. Let your lives be guided by the Spirit, and then you will certainly not indulge the cravings of your lower natures.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now you know full well the doings of our lower natures. Fornication, impurity, indecency, idol-worship, sorcery;

Galatians 5:24

Against such things as these there is no law. Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified their lower nature with its passions and appetites.

Ephesians 2:3

Among them all of us also formerly passed our lives, governed by the inclinations of our lower natures, indulging the cravings of those natures and of our own thoughts, and were in our original state deserving of anger like all others.

Ephesians 2:11

Therefore, do not forget that formerly you were Gentiles as to your bodily condition. You were called the Uncircumcision by those who style themselves the Circumcised--their circumcision being one which the knife has effected.

Colossians 3:5

Therefore put to death your earthward inclinations--fornication, impurity, sensual passion, unholy desire, and all greed, for that is a form of idolatry.

Titus 3:3

For there was a time when we also were deficient in understanding, obstinate, deluded, the slaves of various cravings and pleasures, spending our lives in malice and envy, hateful ourselves and hating one another.

James 1:15

Then the passion conceives, and becomes the parent of sin; and sin, when fully matured, gives birth to death.

James 2:9-10

But if you are making distinctions between one man and another, you are guilty of sin, and are convicted by the Law as offenders.

James 4:1

What causes wars and contentions among you? Is it not the cravings which are ever at war within you for various pleasures?

1 John 3:4

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.

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