Parallel Verses

Amplified

Now the mind of the flesh [which is sense and reason without the Holy Spirit] is death [death that comprises all the miseries arising from sin, both here and hereafter]. But the mind of the [Holy] Spirit is life and [soul] peace [both now and forever].

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

Holman Bible

For the mind-set of the flesh is death, but the mind-set of the Spirit is life and peace.

International Standard Version

To focus our minds on the human nature leads to death, but to focus our minds on the Spirit leads to life and peace.

A Conservative Version

For the mentality of the flesh is death, but the mentality of the Spirit is life and peace.

American Standard Version

For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace:

An Understandable Version

For the one whose mind is [controlled] by the flesh will suffer [spiritual] death; but the one whose mind is [controlled] by the Holy Spirit will enjoy [never ending] life and peace.

Anderson New Testament

For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace.

Bible in Basic English

For the mind of the flesh is death, but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace:

Common New Testament

To set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now sensual inclinations lead to death; but spiritual affections to a life of tranquillity.

Darby Translation

For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the Spirit life and peace.

Godbey New Testament

for the mind of depravity is death: and the mind of the Spirit is life and peace.

Goodspeed New Testament

For to be physically minded means death, but to be spiritually minded means life and peace.

John Wesley New Testament

Now to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the prudence of the flesh is death, but the prudence of the Spirit, life and peace,

Julia Smith Translation

For the thought of the flesh, death; and the thought of the Spirit, life and peace.

King James 2000

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the mindset of the flesh [is] death, but the mindset of the Spirit [is] life and peace,

Modern King James verseion

For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

To be carnally minded is death; But to be spiritually minded is life, and peace:

Moffatt New Testament

The interests of the flesh mean death, the interests of the Spirit mean life and peace.

Montgomery New Testament

To be earthly minded means death; To be spiritually minded means life and peace.

NET Bible

For the outlook of the flesh is death, but the outlook of the Spirit is life and peace,

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the Spirit life and peace.

Sawyer New Testament

for the minding of the flesh is death, but the minding of the Spirit is life and peace.

The Emphasized Bible

For, what is preferred by the flesh, is death, whereas, what is preferred by the spirit, is life and peace; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

Twentieth Century New Testament

To be earthly-minded means Death, to be spiritually minded means Life and Peace;

Webster

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace:

Weymouth New Testament

Because for the mind to be given up to earthly things means death; but for it to be given up to spiritual things means Life and peace.

Williams New Testament

For to be thinking the things suggested by the lower nature means death, but to be thinking the things suggested by the Spirit means life and peace.

World English Bible

For the mind of the flesh is death, but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace;

Worrell New Testament

For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace;

Worsley New Testament

Now to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace:

Youngs Literal Translation

for the mind of the flesh is death, and the mind of the Spirit -- life and peace;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

to be
φρόνημα 
Phronema 
φρόνημα 
Phronema 
Usage: 4
Usage: 4

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

φρόνημα 
Phronema 
φρόνημα 
Phronema 
Usage: 4
Usage: 4

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

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

is life
ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 8:6

References

Images Romans 8:6

Prayers for Romans 8:6

Context Readings

Set Free From The Law Of Sin And Death

5 For those who are according to the flesh and are controlled by its unholy desires set their minds on and pursue those things which gratify the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit and are controlled by the desires of the Spirit set their minds on and seek those things which gratify the [Holy] Spirit. 6 Now the mind of the flesh [which is sense and reason without the Holy Spirit] is death [death that comprises all the miseries arising from sin, both here and hereafter]. But the mind of the [Holy] Spirit is life and [soul] peace [both now and forever]. 7 [That is] because the mind of the flesh [with its carnal thoughts and purposes] is hostile to God, for it does not submit itself to God's Law; indeed it cannot.


Cross References

Romans 6:21

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.

Romans 8:13

For if you live according to [the dictates of] the flesh, you will surely die. But if through the power of the [Holy] Spirit you are [habitually] putting to death (making extinct, deadening) the [evil] deeds prompted by the body, you shall [really and genuinely] live forever.

Galatians 6:8

For he who sows to his own flesh (lower nature, sensuality) will from the flesh reap decay and ruin and destruction, but he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, I am the Way and the Truth and the Life; no one comes to the Father except by (through) Me.

John 14:27

Peace I leave with you; My [own] peace I now give and bequeath to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. [Stop allowing yourselves to be agitated and disturbed; and do not permit yourselves to be fearful and intimidated and cowardly and unsettled.]

John 17:5

And now, Father, glorify Me along with Yourself and restore Me to such majesty and honor in Your presence as I had with You before the world existed.

Romans 5:1

Therefore, since we are justified ( acquitted, declared righteous, and given a right standing with God) through faith, let us [grasp the fact that we] have [the peace of reconciliation to hold and to enjoy] peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

Romans 5:10

For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, it is much more [certain], now that we are reconciled, that we shall be saved (daily delivered from sin's dominion) through His [ resurrection] life.

Romans 6:23

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.

Romans 7:5

When we were living in the flesh (mere physical lives), the sinful passions that were awakened and aroused up by [what] the Law [makes sin] were constantly operating in our natural powers (in our bodily organs, in the sensitive appetites and wills of the flesh), so that we bore fruit for death.

Romans 7:11

For sin, seizing the opportunity and getting a hold on me [by taking its incentive] from the commandment, beguiled and entrapped and cheated me, and using it [as a weapon], killed me.

Romans 8:7

[That is] because the mind of the flesh [with its carnal thoughts and purposes] is hostile to God, for it does not submit itself to God's Law; indeed it cannot.

Romans 13:14

But clothe yourself with the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah), and make no provision for [indulging] the flesh [put a stop to thinking about the evil cravings of your physical nature] to [gratify its] desires (lusts).

Romans 14:17

[After all] the kingdom of God is not a matter of [getting the] food and drink [one likes], but instead it is righteousness (that state which makes a person acceptable to God) and [heart] peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the [Holy] Spirit [the work which His presence within accomplishes] is love, joy (gladness), peace, patience (an even temper, forbearance), kindness, goodness (benevolence), faithfulness,

James 1:14-15

But every person is tempted when he is drawn away, enticed and baited by his own evil desire (lust, passions).

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