New Living Translation
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.
King James Bible
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
For the wages of sin is death; but the act of favour of God, eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
World English Bible
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Young's Literal Translation
for the wages of the sin is death, and the gift of God is life age-during in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:23 Death - Temporal, spiritual, and eternal. Is the due wages of sin; but eternal life is the gift of God - The difference is remarkable. Evil works merit the reward they receive: good works do not. The former demand wages: the latter accept a free gift.
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"We were buried, therefore, with Him through baptism into death; that like as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we also should walk in newness of life."--ROM. VI. 4. "I delivered unto you, among the first things, that . . . He was buried."--I COR. XV. 3, 4. St. Paul lays extraordinary and, at first sight, inexplicable stress, on the fact of our Lord's Burial. It is certainly strange that, in the second of these two texts, he mentions it as constituting, along with the …
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except the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. If you eat its fruit, you are sure to die."
Godly people find life; evil people find death.
The very look on their faces gives them away. They display their sin like the people of Sodom and don't even try to hide it. They are doomed! They have brought destruction upon themselves.
For all people are mine to judge--both parents and children alike. And this is my rule: The person who sins is the one who will die.
"And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous will go into eternal life."
The harvesters are paid good wages, and the fruit they harvest is people brought to eternal life. What joy awaits both the planter and the harvester alike!
They know God's justice requires that those who do these things deserve to die, yet they do them anyway. Worse yet, they encourage others to do them, too.
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