New Living Translation
He died for everyone so that those who receive his new life will no longer live for themselves. Instead, they will live for Christ, who died and was raised for them.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
and he died for all, that they who live should no longer live to themselves, but to him who died for them and has been raised.
World English Bible
He died for all, that those who live should no longer live to themselves, but to him who for their sakes died and rose again.
Young's Literal Translation
and for all he died, that those living, no more to themselves may live, but to him who died for them, and was raised again.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:15 And that he died for all - That all might be saved. That they who live - That all who live upon the earth. Should not henceforth - From the moment they know him. Live unto themselves - Seek their own honour, profit, pleasure. But unto him - In all righteousness and true holiness.
LibraryThe Entreaties of God
'Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech ... by us: we pray ... in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.'--2 COR. v. 20. These are wonderful and bold words, not so much because of what they claim for the servants as because of what they reveal of the Lord. That thought, 'as though God did beseech,' seems to me to be the one deserving of our attention now, far rather than any inferences which may be drawn from the words as to the relation of preachers of the Gospel to …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
The Patient Workman
The Old House and the New
The Sacrifice of Christ.
He was handed over to die because of our sins, and he was raised to life to make us right with God.
For we don't live for ourselves or die for ourselves.
2 Corinthians 12:10
That's why I take pleasure in my weaknesses, and in the insults, hardships, persecutions, and troubles that I suffer for Christ. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
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