Romans 14:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.

New Living Translation
Christ died and rose again for this very purpose—to be Lord both of the living and of the dead.

English Standard Version
For to this end Christ died and lived again, that he might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.

Berean Study Bible
For this reason Christ died and returned to life, that He might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.

New American Standard Bible
For to this end Christ died and lived again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.

NASB 1995
For to this end Christ died and lived again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.

NASB 1977
For to this end Christ died and lived again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.

Amplified Bible
For Christ died and lived again for this reason, that He might be Lord of both the dead and the living.

Christian Standard Bible
Christ died and returned to life for this: that he might be Lord over both the dead and the living.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Christ died and came to life for this: that He might rule over both the dead and the living.

Contemporary English Version
This is because Christ died and rose to life, so that he would be the Lord of the dead and of the living.

Good News Translation
For Christ died and rose to life in order to be the Lord of the living and of the dead.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
For this reason Christ died and came back to life so that he would be the Lord of both the living and the dead.

International Standard Version
For this reason the Messiah died and returned to life, so that he might become the Lord of both the dead and the living.

NET Bible
For this reason Christ died and returned to life, so that he may be the Lord of both the dead and the living.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.

New King James Version
For to this end Christ died and rose and lived again, that He might be Lord of both the dead and the living.

King James 2000 Bible
For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.

New Heart English Bible
For to this end Christ died, and lived again, that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living.

World English Bible
For to this end Christ died, rose, and lived again, that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living.

American King James Version
For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.

American Standard Version
For to this end Christ died and lived again , that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living.

A Faithful Version
It is for this very purpose that Christ both died and rose and is living again, so that He might be Lord over both the dead and the living.

Darby Bible Translation
For to this [end] Christ has died and lived [again], that he might rule over both dead and living.

English Revised Version
For to this end Christ died, and lived again, that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living.

Webster's Bible Translation
For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and the living.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For Christ therefore died and rose againe, and reuiued, that he might be Lord both of the dead and the quicke.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For to this ende Christe both dyed and rose agayne and reuyued, that he myght be Lorde both of dead & quicke.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For therto dyed Christ, and rose agayne, and reuyued, that he mighte be LORDE both of deed and quycke.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
For Christ therfore dyed and rose agayne and revived that he myght be lorde both of deed and quicke.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
for because of this Christ both died and rose again, and lived again, that He may be Lord both of dead and of living.

Berean Literal Bible
For unto this, Christ died and lived again that He might rule over both the dead and living.

Young's Literal Translation
for because of this Christ both died and rose again, and lived again, that both of dead and of living he may be Lord.

Smith's Literal Translation
For, for this Christ also died, and also arose, and returned again to life, that he might also reign over the dead and the living.

Literal Emphasis Translation
For from out of this, Christ died and lived again, so that He might be Lord over both the dead and the living.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For to this end Christ died and rose again; that he might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For Christ died and rose again for this purpose: that he might be the ruler of both the dead and the living.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For this purpose also The Messiah died and lived and arose, that he would be THE LORD JEHOVAH to the dead and to the living.

Lamsa Bible
For to this end even Christ both died and came back to life, and rose to be LORD both of the dead and living.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
For this very purpose, Christ both died and rose, and lived again, that he might have dominion over the dead and the living.

Godbey New Testament
For unto this Christ died, and lives, in order that He may be Lord of the dead and of the living.

Haweis New Testament
For to this end Christ both died, and rose again, and revived, that he might be the Lord both of the dead and of the living.

Mace New Testament
for to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.

Weymouth New Testament
For this was the purpose of Christ's dying and coming to life--namely that He might be Lord both of the dead and the living.

Worrell New Testament
For to this end Christ died, and lived, that He might be Lord of both dead and living.

Worsley New Testament
For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and lives again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.








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