New Living Translation
When you were slaves to sin, you were free from the obligation to do right.
King James Bible
For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.
Darby Bible Translation
For when ye were bondmen of sin ye were free from righteousness.
World English Bible
For when you were servants of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.
Young's Literal Translation
for when ye were servants of the sin, ye were free from the righteousness,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:20 When ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness - In all reason, therefore, ye ought now to be free from unrighteousness; to be as uniform and zealous in serving God as ye were in serving the devil.
LibraryAddress on Easter Eve
"We were buried, therefore, with Him through baptism into death; that like as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we also should walk in newness of life."--ROM. VI. 4. "I delivered unto you, among the first things, that . . . He was buried."--I COR. XV. 3, 4. St. Paul lays extraordinary and, at first sight, inexplicable stress, on the fact of our Lord's Burial. It is certainly strange that, in the second of these two texts, he mentions it as constituting, along with the …
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis
Twentieth Day. Holiness and Liberty.
Love of Religion, a New Nature.
'The Form of Teaching'
"No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
Don't you realize that you become the slave of whatever you choose to obey? You can be a slave to sin, which leads to death, or you can choose to obey God, which leads to righteous living.
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