Romans 6:20
Good News Translation
When you were the slaves of sin, you were free from righteousness.

Contemporary English Version
When you were slaves of sin, you didn't have to please God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For when you were the servants of sin, you were free men to justice.

New American Bible
For when you were slaves of sin, you were free from righteousness.

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For when you were the servants of sin, you were free men to justice.

the servants.

Romans 6:16,17 Know 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. . . .

John 8:34 Jesus answered them: Amen, amen, I say unto you that whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.

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Context
The Wages of Sin
19I speak an human thing, because of the infirmity of your flesh. For as you have yielded your members to serve uncleanness and iniquity, unto iniquity: so now yield your members to serve justice, unto sanctification. 20For when you were the servants of sin, you were free men to justice. 21What fruit therefore had you then in those things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of them is death.…
Cross References
Matthew 6:24
No man can serve two masters. For either he will hate the one, and love the other: or he will sustain the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

Romans 6:16
Know 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.

Additional Translations
For when you were slaves to sin, you were free of obligation to righteousness.

For when you were slaves of sin, you were free from righteousness.

For when you were the servants of sin, you were free from righteousness.

For when ye were servants of sin, ye were free in regard of righteousness.

For when ye were bondmen of sin ye were free from righteousness.

For when ye were servants of sin, ye were free in regard of righteousness.

For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.

For when you were the bondservants of sin, you were under no sort of subjection to Righteousness.

For when you were servants of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.

for when ye were servants of the sin, ye were free from the righteousness,
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