Romans 13:14
New International Version
Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.

New Living Translation
Instead, clothe yourself with the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ. And don’t let yourself think about ways to indulge your evil desires.

English Standard Version
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.

Berean Study Bible
Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the desires of the flesh.

Berean Literal Bible
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the desires of the flesh.

King James Bible
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

New King James Version
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts.

New American Standard Bible
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.

NASB 1995
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.

NASB 1977
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.

Amplified Bible
But clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for [nor even think about gratifying] the flesh in regard to its improper desires.

Christian Standard Bible
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh to gratify its desires.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.

American Standard Version
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof .

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But put on our Lord Yeshua The Messiah and do not be concerned for the desires of your flesh.

Contemporary English Version
Let the Lord Jesus Christ be as near to you as the clothes you wear. Then you won't try to satisfy your selfish desires.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh in its concupiscences.

English Revised Version
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof.

Good News Translation
But take up the weapons of the Lord Jesus Christ, and stop paying attention to your sinful nature and satisfying its desires.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Instead, live like the Lord Jesus Christ did, and forget about satisfying the desires of your sinful nature.

International Standard Version
Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.

Literal Standard Version
but put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and take no forethought for the flesh—for desires.

NET Bible
Instead, put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh to arouse its desires.

New Heart English Bible
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, for its lusts.

Weymouth New Testament
On the contrary, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for gratifying your earthly cravings.

World English Bible
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, for its lusts.

Young's Literal Translation
but put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and for the flesh take no forethought -- for desires.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Put On Christ
13Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy. 14Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the desires of the flesh.

Cross References
Job 29:14
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; justice was my robe and my turban.

Galatians 3:27
For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.

Galatians 5:16
So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

Ephesians 4:24
and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.

Colossians 2:23
Such restrictions indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-prescribed worship, their false humility, and their harsh treatment of the body; but they are of no value against the indulgence of the flesh.

Colossians 3:10
and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.

Colossians 3:12
Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.


Treasury of Scripture

But put you on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof.

put.

Galatians 3:27
For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

Ephesians 4:24
And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

Colossians 3:10-12
And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him: …

and.

Romans 8:12,13
Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh…

Galatians 5:16,17,24
This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh…

Colossians 3:5-8
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: …









(14) Put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ.--A continuation of the metaphor introduced in Romans 13:12. So invest and identify yourselves with the spirit of Christ as to reproduce it in your outward walk and conduct.

Make not provision for the flesh.--Take no thought for the flesh, so as to supply a stimulus to its lusts. A life of luxury and self-indulgence is apt to excite those fleshly impulses which the Christian should try rather to mortify. He therefore warns his readers not to give their thoughts to such things.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Instead,
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

clothe yourselves
ἐνδύσασθε (endysasthe)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Middle - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1746: To put on, clothe (another). From en and duno; to invest with clothing.

with the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Lord
Κύριον (Kyrion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦν (Iēsoun)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

Christ,
Χριστόν (Christon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

make
ποιεῖσθε (poieisthe)
Verb - Present Imperative Middle - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

no
μὴ (mē)
Adverb
Strong's 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

provision
πρόνοιαν (pronoian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4307: Forethought, foresight, provision for, providence. From pronoeo; forethought, i.e. Provident care or supply.

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

[the] desires
ἐπιθυμίας (epithymias)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's 1939: Desire, eagerness for, inordinate desire, lust. From epithumeo; a longing.

of the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

flesh.
σαρκὸς (sarkos)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 4561: Flesh, body, human nature, materiality; kindred.


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