Romans 8:6
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New International Version
The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.

New Living Translation
So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace.

English Standard Version
For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

Berean Study Bible
The mind of the flesh is death, but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace,

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

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

Holman Christian Standard 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.

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;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For the mind of the flesh is death, and the mind of The Spirit is life and peace,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The corrupt nature's attitude leads to death. But the spiritual nature's attitude leads to life and peace.

New American Standard 1977
For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,

Jubilee Bible 2000
For the prudence of the flesh is death, but the prudence of the Spirit, life and peace,

King James 2000 Bible
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

American King James Version
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded 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:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the wisdom of the flesh is death; but the wisdom of the spirit is life and peace.

Darby Bible Translation
For the mind of the flesh [is] death; but the mind of the Spirit life and peace.

English Revised Version
For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the spirit is life and peace:

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

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

Young's Literal Translation
for the mind of the flesh is death, and the mind of the Spirit -- life and peace;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:1-9 Believers may be chastened of the Lord, but will not be condemned with the world. By their union with Christ through faith, they are thus secured. What is the principle of their walk; the flesh or the Spirit, the old or the new nature, corruption or grace? For which of these do we make provision, by which are we governed? The unrenewed will is unable to keep any commandment fully. And the law, besides outward duties, requires inward obedience. God showed abhorrence of sin by the sufferings of his Son in the flesh, that the believer's person might be pardoned and justified. Thus satisfaction was made to Divine justice, and the way of salvation opened for the sinner. By the Spirit the law of love is written upon the heart, and though the righteousness of the law is not fulfilled by us, yet, blessed be God, it is fulfilled in us; there is that in all true believers, which answers the intention of the law. The favour of God, the welfare of the soul, the concerns of eternity, are the things of the Spirit, which those that are after the Spirit do mind. Which way do our thoughts move with most pleasure? Which way go our plans and contrivances? Are we most wise for the world, or for our souls? Those that live in pleasure are dead, 1Ti 5:6. A sanctified soul is a living soul; and that life is peace. The carnal mind is not only an enemy to God, but enmity itself. The carnal man may, by the power of Divine grace, be made subject to the law of God, but the carnal mind never can; that must be broken and driven out. We may know our real state and character by inquiring whether we have the Spirit of God and Christ, or not, ver. 9. Ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit. Having the Spirit of Christ, means having a turn of mind in some degree like the mind that was in Christ Jesus, and is to be shown by a life and conversation suitable to his precepts and example.
Study Bible
Living in the Spirit
5Those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh; but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. 6The mind of the flesh is death, but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace, 7because the mind of the flesh is hostile to God: It does not submit to God’s Law, nor can it do so.…
Cross References
Romans 6:21
What fruit did you reap at that time from the things you are now ashamed of? The outcome of those things is death.

Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:13
For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

Romans 8:27
And He who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.

Galatians 6:8
The one who sows to please his flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; but the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.
Treasury of Scripture

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

to be carnally minded. Gr. the minding of the flesh. So. ver.

Romans 8:7,13 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject …

Romans 6:21,23 What fruit had you then in those things whereof you are now ashamed? …

Romans 7:5,11 For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by …

Romans 13:14 But put you on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for …

Galatians 6:8 For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption…

James 1:14,15 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed…

to be spiritually minded. Gr. the minding of the Spirit.

Romans 5:1,10 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through …

Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, …

John 14:6,27 Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man …

John 17:5 And now, O Father, glorify you me with your own self with the glory …

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, …

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