Romans 6:18
New International Version
You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness.

New Living Translation
Now you are free from your slavery to sin, and you have become slaves to righteous living.

English Standard Version
and, having been set free from sin, have become slaves of righteousness.

Berean Study Bible
You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness.

Berean Literal Bible
And having been set free from sin, you have become slaves to righteousness.

King James Bible
Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

New King James Version
And having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.

New American Standard Bible
and after being freed from sin, you became slaves to righteousness.

NASB 1995
and having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.

NASB 1977
and having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.

Amplified Bible
And having been set free from sin, you have become the slaves of righteousness [of conformity to God’s will and purpose].

Christian Standard Bible
and having been set free from sin, you became enslaved to righteousness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and having been liberated from sin, you became enslaved to righteousness.

American Standard Version
and being made free from sin, ye became servants of righteousness.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when you were freed from sin you became Servants to righteousness.

Contemporary English Version
Now you are set free from sin and are slaves who please God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Being then freed from sin, we have been made servants of justice.

English Revised Version
and being made free from sin, ye became servants of righteousness.

Good News Translation
You were set free from sin and became the slaves of righteousness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Freed from sin, you were made slaves who do what God approves of.

International Standard Version
And since you have been freed from sin, you have become slaves of righteousness.

Literal Standard Version
and having been freed from sin, you became servants to righteousness.

NET Bible
and having been freed from sin, you became enslaved to righteousness.

New Heart English Bible
Being made free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.

Weymouth New Testament
You were set free from the tyranny of Sin, and became the bondservants of Righteousness--

World English Bible
Being made free from sin, you became bondservants of righteousness.

Young's Literal Translation
and having been freed from the sin, ye became servants to the righteousness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Wages of Sin
17But thanks be to God that, though you once were slaves to sin, you wholeheartedly obeyed the form of teaching to which you were committed. 18 You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness. 19I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh. Just as you used to offer the parts of your body in slavery to impurity and to escalating wickedness, so now offer them in slavery to righteousness leading to holiness.…

Cross References
Luke 4:18
"The Spirit of the Lord is on Me, because He has anointed Me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent Me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to release the oppressed,

John 8:32
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."

Romans 6:22
But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves to God, the fruit you reap leads to holiness, and the outcome is eternal life.

Romans 8:2
For in Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set you free from the law of sin and death.


Treasury of Scripture

Being then made free from sin, you became the servants of righteousness.

made.

Romans 6:14
For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.

Psalm 116:16
O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.

Psalm 119:32,45
I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart…

servants.

Romans 6:19,20,22
I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness…

Isaiah 26:13
O LORD our God, other lords beside thee have had dominion over us: but by thee only will we make mention of thy name.

Isaiah 54:17
No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.









(18) Ye became the servants.--Comp. "Whose service is perfect freedom," adopted from St. Augustine.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
You have been set free
ἐλευθερωθέντες (eleutherōthentes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1659: To free, set free, liberate. From eleutheros; to liberate, i.e. to exempt.

from
ἀπὸ (apo)
Preposition
Strong's 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

sin
ἁμαρτίας (hamartias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 266: From hamartano; a sin.

[and] have become slaves
ἐδουλώθητε (edoulōthēte)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1402: To enslave. From doulos; to enslave.

to righteousness.
δικαιοσύνῃ (dikaiosynē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1343: From dikaios; equity; specially justification.


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