Romans 7:6
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English Standard Version
But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old way of the written code.

King James Bible
But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.

American Standard Version
But now we have been discharged from the law, having died to that wherein we were held; so that we serve in newness of the spirit, and not in oldness of the letter.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But now we are loosed from the law of death, wherein we were detained; so that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.

English Revised Version
But now we have been discharged from the law, having died to that wherein we were holden; so that we serve in newness of the spirit, and not in oldness of the letter.

Webster's Bible Translation
But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead by which we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.

Weymouth New Testament
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.

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Vincent's Word Studies

We are delivered (κατηργήθημεν)

Rev., have been discharged, as the woman, Romans 7:2. See on Romans 3:3.

We were held

Lit., held down. See on Romans 1:18.

Romans 7:6 Parallel Commentaries

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But.

Romans 7:4 Why, my brothers, you also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that you should be married to another...

Romans 6:14,15 For sin shall not have dominion over you: for you are not under the law, but under grace...

Galatians 3:13,23-25 Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written...

Galatians 4:4,5 But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law...

that being dead. or, being dead to that.

Romans 7:1,4 Know you not, brothers, (for I speak to them that know the law,) how that the law has dominion over a man as long as he lives...

Romans 6:2 God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?

serve.

Romans 1:9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son...

Romans 2:27-29 And shall not uncircumcision which is by nature, if it fulfill the law, judge you...

Romans 6:4,11,19,22 Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father...

Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be you transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good...

Ezekiel 11:19 And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh...

Ezekiel 36:26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh...

2 Corinthians 3:6 Who also has made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter kills...

2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

Galatians 2:19,20 For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live to God...

Galatians 6:15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.

Philippians 3:3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Colossians 3:10 And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

Cross References
Romans 2:29
But a Jew is one inwardly, and circumcision is a matter of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the letter. His praise is not from man but from God.

Romans 6:2
By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it?

Romans 6:4
We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.

Romans 6:11
So you also must consider yourselves dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus.

Romans 6:14
For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.

Romans 7:2
For a married woman is bound by law to her husband while he lives, but if her husband dies she is released from the law of marriage.

Romans 7:4
Likewise, my brothers, you also have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead, in order that we may bear fruit for God.

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