Neither yield you your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin: but yield yourselves to God…
I. YIELD. Present: allusion to entrance on military service.
II. YIELD WHAT? "Your members." The whole man, more especially the bodily members, which are the organs of internal principles.
III. WHAT as? "Instruments" — weapons, arms. The members are weapons used on one side or the other of the conflict between sin and righteousness; employed in the service of one or other of two masters or sovereigns. The body is an arsenal of arms or a warehouse of tools for good or evil.
(T. Robinson, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.