New American Standard Bible
For the death that He died, He died to sin once for all; but the life that He lives, He lives to God.
King James Bible
For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.
Darby Bible Translation
For in that he has died, he has died to sin once for all; but in that he lives, he lives to God.
World English Bible
For the death that he died, he died to sin one time; but the life that he lives, he lives to God.
Young's Literal Translation
for in that he died, to the sin he died once, and in that he liveth, he liveth to God;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For in that he died - For in respect to the design of his death.
He died unto sin - His death had respect to sin. The design of his death was to destroy sin; to make an atonement for it, and thus to put it away. As his death was designed to effect this, so it follows that Christians being baptized into his death, and having it as their object to destroy sin, should not indulge in it. The whole force of the motive; therefore, drawn from the death of Christ, is to induce Christians to forsake sin; compare 2 Corinthians 5:15, "And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth, live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them and rose again."
Once - ἐφάπαξ ephapax. Once only; once for all. This is an adverb denying a repetition (Schleusner), and implies that it will not be done again; compare Hebrews 7:27; Hebrews 9:12; Hebrews 10:10. The argument of the apostle rests much on this, that his death was once for all; that it would not be repeated.
In that he liveth - The object, the design of his living. He aims with his living power to promote the glory of God.
Unto God - He seeks to promote his glory. The argument of Paul is this: Christians by their profession are united to him. They are bound to imitate him. As he now lives only to advance the glory of God; as all his mighty power, now that he is raised from the dead, and elevated to his throne in heaven, is exerted to promote his glory; so should their powers, being raised from the death of sin, be exerted to promote the glory of God.
LibraryFebruary 24. "Sin Shall not have Dominion Over You, for Ye are not under the Law, but under Grace" (Rom. vi. 14).
"Sin shall not have dominion over you, for ye are not under the law, but under grace" (Rom. vi. 14). The secret of Moses' failures was this: "The law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did." And this was why his life work also came short of full realization. He saw but entered not the Promised Land. The founder of the law had to be its victim, and his life and death might demonstrate the inability of the law to lead any man into the Promised Land. The very fact, that it was …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Seventh Sunday after Trinity Exhortation to Resist Sin.
Death and Life in Christ
Alive unto God.
knowing that Christ, having been raised from the dead, is never to die again; death no longer is master over Him.
Even so consider yourselves to be dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
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