New International Version
The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by 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.
Darby Bible Translation
For the mind of the flesh [is] death; but the mind of the Spirit 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;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For to be carnally minded is death - To live under the influence of the carnal mind is to live in the state of condemnation, and consequently liable to death eternal: whereas, on the contrary, he who is spiritually minded has the life and peace of God in his soul, and is in full prospect of life eternal.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
to be carnally minded. Gr. the minding of the flesh. So. ver.
to be spiritually minded. Gr. the minding of the Spirit.
December 18th. The misgiving which will creep sometimes over the brightest faith has already received its expression and its rebuke: "Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?" Shall these "changes in the physical state of the environment" which threaten death to the natural man, destroy the spiritual? Shall death, or life, or angels, or principalities, or powers, arrest or tamper with his eternal correspondences? …
Henry Drummond—Beautiful Thoughts
October 12. "The Law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus Hath Made Me Free" (Rom. viii. 2).
Fourth Sunday after Trinity Consolation in Suffering, and Patience.
Fourth Sunday after Trinity Redemption of the Creatures.
What benefit did you reap at that time from the things you are now ashamed of? Those things result in death!
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live.
And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God's people in accordance with the will of God.
Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.
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