Romans 6:17
Good News Translation
But thanks be to God! For though at one time you were slaves to sin, you have obeyed with all your heart the truths found in the teaching you received.

Contemporary English Version
You used to be slaves of sin. But I thank God that with all your heart you followed the example set forth in the teaching you received.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But thanks be to God, that you were the servants of sin but have obeyed from the heart unto that form of doctrine into which you have been delivered.

New American Bible
But thanks be to God that, although you were once slaves of sin, you have become obedient from the heart to the pattern of teaching to which you were entrusted.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But thanks be to God, that you were the servants of sin but have obeyed from the heart unto that form of doctrine into which you have been delivered.

But.

Romans 1:8 First, I give thanks to my God, through Jesus Christ, for you all: because your faith is spoken of in the whole world.

1 Chronicles 29:12-16 Thine are riches, and thine is glory, thou hast dominion over all, in thy hand is power and might: in thy hand greatness, and the empire of all things. . . .

Ezra 7:27 Blessed be the Lord the God of our fathers, who hath put this in the king's heart, to glorify the house of the Lord, which is in Jerusalem,

Matthew 11:25,26 At that time Jesus answered and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to little ones. . . .

Acts 11:18 Having heard these things, they held their peace and glorified God, saying: God then hath also to the Gentiles given repentance, unto life.

Acts 28:15 And from thence, when the brethren had heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum and the Three Taverns. Whom when Paul saw, he gave thanks to God and took courage.

1 Corinthians 1:4 I give thanks to my God always for you, for the grace of God that is given you in Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 1:16 Cease not to give thanks for you, making commemoration of you in my prayers,

Philippians 1:3-5 I give thanks to my God in every remembrance of you: . . .

Colossians 1:3,4 Grace be to you and peace, from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you. . . .

1 Thessalonians 1:2,3 Grace be to you and peace. We give thanks to God always for you all: making a remembrance of you in our prayers without ceasing, . . .

1 Thessalonians 3:9 For what thanks can we return to God for you, in all the joy wherewith we rejoice for you before our God,

2 Thessalonians 1:3 We are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith groweth exceedingly and the charity of every one of you towards each other aboundeth.

2 Timothy 1:3-5 I give thanks to God, whom I serve from my forefathers, with a pure conscience, that without ceasing I have a remembrance of thee in my prayers, night and day. . . .

Philemon 1:4 I give thanks to my God, always making a remembrance of thee in my prayers.

2 John 1:4 I was exceeding glad that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

3 John 1:3 I was exceedingly glad when the brethren came and gave testimony to the truth in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.

that.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know you not that the unjust shall not possess the kingdom of God? Do not err: Neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers: . . .

Ephesians 2:5-10 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together in Christ (by whose grace you are saved) . . .

1 Timothy 1:13-16 Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief. . . .

Titus 3:3-7 For we ourselves also were some time unwise, incredulous, erring, slaves to divers desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another. . . .

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

1 Peter 4:2-5 That now he may live the rest of his time in the flesh, not after the desires of men but according to the will of God. . . .

but ye.

Romans 1:5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith, in all nations, for his name:

Romans 2:8 But to them that are contentious and who obey not the truth but give credit to iniquity, wrath and indignation.

Romans 15:18 For I dare not to speak of any of those things which Christ worketh not by me, for the obedience of the Gentiles, by word and deed,

Romans 16:26 (Which now is made manifest by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the precept of the eternal God, for the obedience of faith) known among all nations:

Psalm 18:44 A people which I knew not, hath served me: at the hearing of the ear they have obeyed me.

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2 Corinthians 10:5,6 And every height that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God: and bringing into captivity every understanding unto the obedience of Christ: . . .

Hebrews 5:9 And being consummated, he became, to all that obey him, the cause of eternal salvation:

Hebrews 11:8 By faith he that is called Abraham obeyed to go out into a place which he was to receive for an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing whither he went.

1 Peter 1:22 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:

1 Peter 3:1 In like manner also, let wives be subject to their husbands: that, if any believe not the word, they may be won without the word, by the conversation of the wives,

1 Peter 4:17 For the time is, that judgment should begin at the house of God. And if at first at us, what shall be the end of them that believe not the gospel of God?

that form.

2 Timothy 1:13 Hold the form of sound words which thou hast heard of me: in faith and in the love which is in Christ Jesus.

which was delivered you.

Context
The Wages of Sin
16Know you not that to whom you yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants you are whom you obey, whether it be of sin unto death or of obedience unto justice. 17But thanks be to God, that you were the servants of sin but have obeyed from the heart unto that form of doctrine into which you have been delivered. 18Being then freed from sin, we have been made servants of justice.…
Cross References
Romans 1:8
First, I give thanks to my God, through Jesus Christ, for you all: because your faith is spoken of in the whole world.

1 Corinthians 14:6
But now, brethren, if I come to you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, unless I speak to you either in revelation or in knowledge or in prophecy or in doctrine?

2 Corinthians 2:14
Now thanks be to God, who always maketh us to triumph in Christ Jesus and manifesteth the odour of his knowledge by us in every place.

2 Timothy 1:13
Hold the form of sound words which thou hast heard of me: in faith and in the love which is in Christ Jesus.

Additional Translations
But thanks be to God that, though you once were slaves to sin, you wholeheartedly obeyed the form of teaching to which you were committed.

But thanks be to God that you who were slaves of sin have now become obedient from the heart to the pattern of teaching to which you were committed.

But God be thanked, that you were the servants of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

But thanks be to God, that, whereas ye were servants of sin, ye became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching whereunto ye were delivered;

But thanks [be] to God, that ye were bondmen of sin, but have obeyed from the heart the form of teaching into which ye were instructed.

But thanks be to God, that, whereas ye were servants of sin, ye became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching whereunto ye were delivered;

But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin; but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

But thanks be to God that though you were once in thraldom to Sin, you have now yielded a hearty obedience to that system of truth in which you have been instructed.

But thanks be to God, that, whereas you were bondservants of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching whereunto you were delivered.

and thanks to God, that ye were servants of the sin, and -- were obedient from the heart to the form of teaching to which ye were delivered up;
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