New International Version
You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness.
King James Bible
Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.
Darby Bible Translation
Now, having got your freedom from sin, ye have become bondmen to righteousness.
World English Bible
Being made free from sin, you became bondservants of righteousness.
Young's Literal Translation
and having been freed from the sin, ye became servants to the righteousness.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Being then made free from sin - Ελευθερωθεντες is a term that refers to the manumission of a slave. They were redeemed from the slavery of sin, and became the servants of righteousness. Here is another prosopopoeia: both sin and righteousness are personified: sin can enjoin no good and profitable work; righteousness can require none that is unjust or injurious.
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LibraryMay 6. "Reckon Ye Also Yourselves to be Alive unto God" (Rom. vi. 11).
"Reckon ye also yourselves to be alive unto God" (Rom. vi. 11). Death is but for a moment. Life is forevermore. Live, then, ye children of the resurrection, on His glorious life, more and more abundantly, and the fulness of your life will repel the intrusion of self and sin, and overcome evil with good, and your existence will be, not the dreary repression of your own struggling, but the springing tide of Christ's spontaneous overcoming life. Once in a religious meeting a dear brother gave us a most …
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"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free,
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life.
because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death.
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