Romans 6:23
New International Version
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

New Living Translation
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.

English Standard Version
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Berean Study Bible
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Berean Literal Bible
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

New American Standard Bible
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in 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.

Christian Standard Bible
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Contemporary English Version
Sin pays off with death. But God's gift is eternal life given by Jesus Christ our Lord.

Good News Translation
For sin pays its wage--death; but God's free gift is eternal life in union with Christ Jesus our Lord.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

International Standard Version
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in union with the Messiah Jesus our Lord.

NET Bible
For the payoff of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

New Heart English Bible
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is everlasting life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the product of sin is death and the gift of God is eternal life in our Lord Yeshua The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The payment for sin is death, but the gift that God freely gives is everlasting life found in Christ Jesus our Lord.

New American Standard 1977
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For the wages of sin is death, but the grace of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

King James 2000 Bible
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

American King James Version
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

American Standard Version
For the wages of sin is death; but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the wages of sin is death. But the grace of God, life everlasting, in Christ Jesus 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.

English Revised Version
For the wages of sin is death; but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Webster's Bible Translation
For the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
For the wages paid by Sin are death; but God's free gift is the Life of the Ages bestowed upon us 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.
Study Bible
The Wages of Sin
22But 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. 23For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Cross References
Genesis 2:17
but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil; for in the day that you eat of it, you will surely die."

Proverbs 11:19
Genuine righteousness leads to life, but the pursuit of evil brings death.

Isaiah 3:9
The expression on their faces testifies against them, and like Sodom they flaunt their sin; they do not conceal it; woe to them, for they have brought disaster upon themselves.

Ezekiel 18:4
Behold, every soul belongs to Me; both father and son are Mine. The soul who sins is the one who will die.

Matthew 25:46
And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

John 4:36
Already the reaper draws his wages and gathers a crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may rejoice together.

Romans 1:32
Although they know God's righteous decree that those who do such things are worthy of death, they not only continue to do these things, but also approve of those who practice them.

Romans 5:12
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, so also death was passed on to all men, because all sinned.

Romans 5:21
so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness, to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:16
Do you not know that when you offer yourselves as obedient slaves, you are slaves to the one you obey, whether you are slaves to sin leading to death, or to obedience leading to righteousness?

Romans 6:21
What fruit did you reap at that time from the things of which you are now ashamed? The outcome of those things is death.

Romans 8:6
The mind of the flesh is death, but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace,

Romans 8:13
For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

Romans 8:38
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor principalities, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers,

Romans 8:39
neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Galatians 6:8
The one who sows to please his flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; but the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.

James 1:15
Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is fully grown, gives birth to death.

Treasury of Scripture

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

For the wages.

Romans 5:12
Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

Genesis 2:17
But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

Genesis 3:19
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

but the.

Romans 2:7
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:

Romans 5:17,21
For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.) …

John 3:14-17,36
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: …







Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

the
τὰ (ta)
Article - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

wages
ὀψώνια (opsōnia)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3800: Neuter of a presumed derivative of the same as opsarion; rations for a soldier, i.e. his stipend or pay.

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

[is] death,
θάνατος (thanatos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2288: Death, physical or spiritual. From thnesko; death.

but
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

gift
χάρισμα (charisma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5486: From charizomai; a gratuity, i.e. Deliverance;, a endowment, i.e. religious qualification, or miraculous faculty.

of God
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

[is] eternal
αἰώνιος (aiōnios)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 166: From aion; perpetual.

life
ζωὴ (zōē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2222: Life, both of physical (present) and of spiritual (particularly future) existence. From zao; life.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

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

Jesus
Ἰησοῦ (Iēsou)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

our
ἡμῶν (hēmōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

Lord.
Κυρίῳ (Kyriō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.
(23) The gift of God.--The natural antithesis would be "wages;" but this would here be inappropriate, and therefore the Apostle substitutes "the free gift." In spite of your sanctification as Christians, still you will not have earned eternal life; it is the gift of God's grace.

6:21-23 The pleasure and profit of sin do not deserve to be called fruit. Sinners are but ploughing iniquity, sowing vanity, and reaping the same. Shame came into the world with sin, and is still the certain effect of it. The end of sin is death. Though the way may seem pleasant and inviting, yet it will be bitterness in the latter end. From this condemnation the believer is set at liberty, when made free from sin. If the fruit is unto holiness, if there is an active principle of true and growing grace, the end will be everlasting life; a very happy end! Though the way is up-hill, though it is narrow, thorny, and beset, yet everlasting life at the end of it is sure. The gift of God is eternal life. And this gift is through Jesus Christ our Lord. Christ purchased it, prepared it, prepares us for it, preserves us to it; he is the All in all in our salvation.
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