Romans 6:13
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New International Version
Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness.

New Living Translation
Do not let any part of your body become an instrument of evil to serve sin. Instead, give yourselves completely to God, for you were dead, but now you have new life. So use your whole body as an instrument to do what is right for the glory of God.

English Standard Version
Do not present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness.

Berean Study Bible
Do not present the parts of your body to sin as instruments of wickedness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and present the parts of your body to Him as instruments of righteousness.

Berean Literal Bible
Neither yield your members to sin as instruments of unrighteousness, but yield yourselves to God, as living out from the dead, and your members to God as instruments of righteousness.

New American Standard Bible
and do not go on presenting the members of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness; but present yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.

King James Bible
Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And do not offer any parts of it to sin as weapons for unrighteousness. But as those who are alive from the dead, offer yourselves to God, and all the parts of yourselves to God as weapons for righteousness.

International Standard Version
Stop offering the parts of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness. Instead, offer yourselves to God as people who have been brought from death to life and the parts of your body as instruments of righteousness to God.

NET Bible
and do not present your members to sin as instruments to be used for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who are alive from the dead and your members to God as instruments to be used for righteousness.

New Heart English Bible
Neither present your members to sin as instruments of unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God, as alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Neither shall you present your members as weapons of evil for sin, but present yourselves to God as people who are alive from the dead and your members shall be weapons for the righteousness of God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never offer any part of your body to sin's power. No part of your body should ever be used to do any ungodly thing. Instead, offer yourselves to God as people who have come back from death and are now alive. Offer all the parts of your body to God. Use them to do everything that God approves of.

New American Standard 1977
and do not go on presenting the members of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness; but present yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Neither present your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin, but present yourselves unto God as those that are alive from the dead and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

King James 2000 Bible
Neither yield your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

American King James Version
Neither yield you your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin: but yield yourselves to God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.

American Standard Version
neither present your members unto sin as instruments of unrighteousness; but present yourselves unto God, as alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither yield ye your members as instruments of iniquity unto sin; but present yourselves to God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of justice unto God.

Darby Bible Translation
Neither yield your members instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but yield yourselves to God as alive from among [the] dead, and your members instruments of righteousness to God.

English Revised Version
neither present your members unto sin as instruments of unrighteousness; but present yourselves unto God, as alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin: but yield yourselves to God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God:

Weymouth New Testament
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.

World English Bible
Neither present your members to sin as instruments of unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God, as alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.

Young's Literal Translation
neither present ye your members instruments of unrighteousness to the sin, but present yourselves to God as living out of the dead, and your members instruments of righteousness to God;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:11-15 The strongest motives against sin, and to enforce holiness, are here stated. Being made free from the reign of sin, alive unto God, and having the prospect of eternal life, it becomes believers to be greatly concerned to advance thereto. But, as unholy lusts are not quite rooted out in this life, it must be the care of the Christian to resist their motions, earnestly striving, that, through Divine grace, they may not prevail in this mortal state. Let the thought that this state will soon be at an end, encourage the true Christian, as to the motions of lusts, which so often perplex and distress him. Let us present all our powers to God, as weapons or tools ready for the warfare, and work of righteousness, in his service. There is strength in the covenant of grace for us. Sin shall not have dominion. God's promises to us are more powerful and effectual for mortifying sin, than our promises to God. Sin may struggle in a real believer, and create him a great deal of trouble, but it shall not have dominion; it may vex him, but it shall not rule over him. Shall any take occasion from this encouraging doctrine to allow themselves in the practice of any sin? Far be such abominable thoughts, so contrary to the perfections of God, and the design of his gospel, so opposed to being under grace. What can be a stronger motive against sin than the love of Christ? Shall we sin against so much goodness, and such love?
Study Bible
Dead to Sin, Alive to God
12Therefore do not let sin control your mortal body so that you obey its desires. 13Do not present the parts of your body to sin as instruments of wickedness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and present the parts of your body to Him as instruments of righteousness. 14For sin shall not be your master, because you are not under law, but under grace.…
Cross References
Romans 6:16
Do you not know that when you offer yourselves as obedient slaves, you are slaves to the one you obey, whether you are slaves to sin leading to death, or to obedience leading to righteousness?

Romans 6:19
I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh. Just as you used to offer the parts of your body in slavery to impurity and to escalating wickedness, so now offer them in slavery to righteousness leading to holiness.

Romans 7:5
For when we lived according to the flesh, the sinful passions aroused by the Law were at work in our bodies, bearing fruit for death.

Romans 12:1
Therefore I urge you, brothers, on account of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.

2 Corinthians 5:14
For Christ's love compels us, because we are convinced that One died for all, therefore all died.

Colossians 3:5
Put to death, therefore, the components of your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, and greed, which is idolatry.

2 Timothy 2:15
Make every effort to present yourself approved to God, an unashamed workman who accurately handles the word of truth.

1 Peter 2:24
He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. "By His stripes you are healed."
Treasury of Scripture

Neither yield you your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin: but yield yourselves to God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.

Neither.

Romans 6:16,19 Know you not, that to whom you yield yourselves servants to obey, …

Romans 7:5,23 For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by …

1 Corinthians 6:15 Know you not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I …

Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are on the earth; fornication, …

James 3:5,6 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. …

James 4:1 From where come wars and fights among you? come they not hence, even …

instruments. Gr. arms, or weapons.

2 Corinthians 10:4 (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through …

unrighteousness.

Romans 1:29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, …

Romans 2:8,9 But to them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but …

Deuteronomy 25:16 For all that do such things, and all that do unrighteously, are an …

Isaiah 3:10,11 Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they …

Isaiah 55:7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: …

Ezekiel 18:4 Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the …

1 Corinthians 6:9 Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of …

2 Thessalonians 2:12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had …

2 Peter 2:13-15 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count …

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our …

but yield.

Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you …

2 Chronicles 30:8 Now be you not stiff necked, as your fathers were, but yield yourselves …

Daniel 3:28 Then Nebuchadnezzar spoke, and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, …

1 Corinthians 6:20 For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, …

2 Corinthians 8:5 And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves …

Philippians 1:20 According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing …

alive.

Romans 6:11 Likewise reckon you also yourselves to be dead indeed to sin, but …

Luke 15:24,32 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is …

John 5:24 Truly, truly, I say to you, He that hears my word, and believes on …

2 Corinthians 5:15 And that he died for all, that they which live should not from now …

Ephesians 2:5 Even when we were dead in sins, has quickened us together with Christ, …

Ephesians 5:14 Why he said, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ …

Colossians 2:13 And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your …

1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that …

1 Peter 4:2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to …

and your.

Psalm 37:30 The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment.

Proverbs 12:18 There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue …

James 3:5,6 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. …

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