New American Standard Bible
Even so consider yourselves to be dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
King James Bible
Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
So also ye, reckon yourselves dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus.
World English Bible
Thus consider yourselves also to be dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Young's Literal Translation
so also ye, reckon yourselves to be dead indeed to the sin, and living to God in Jesus Christ our Lord.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Likewise - In like manner. This is an exhortation drawn from the argument in the previous verses. It shows the design and tendency of the Christian scheme.
Reckon ye yourselves - Judge, or esteem yourselves.
To be dead indeed unto sin - So that sin shall have no influence or control ever you, any more than the objects of this world have ever the dead in their graves; see the note at Romans 6:2.
But alive unto God - Bound to live to promote his glory; to make this the great and sole object of your living.
Through Jesus Christ - By means of the death, and resurrection, and example of Jesus Christ. The apostle regards all our disposition to live to God as resulting from the work of the Lord Jesus Christ.
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.
May it never be! How shall we who died to sin still live in it?
For the death that He died, He died to sin once for all; but the life that He lives, He lives to God.
Therefore, my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God.
But now we have been released from the Law, having died to that by which we were bound, so that we serve in newness of the Spirit and not in oldness of the letter.
"For through the Law I died to the Law, so that I might live to God.
If you have died with Christ to the elementary principles of the world, why, as if you were living in the world, do you submit yourself to decrees, such as,
For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.
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