1 Corinthians 6:20

“For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For yee are bought with a price: therefore glorifie God in your body, and in your spirit, which are Gods.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for ye were bought with a price: glorify God therefore in your body.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For a payment has been made for you: let God be honoured in your body.
- Basic English Bible

for ye have been bought with a price: glorify now then God in your body.
- Darby Bible

For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.
- Webster's Bible

And you are not your own, for you have been redeemed at infinite cost. Therefore glorify God in your bodies.
- Weymouth Bible

for you were bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's.
- World English Bible

For ye ben bouyt with greet prijs. Glorifie ye, and bere ye God in youre bodi.
- Wycliffe Bible

for ye were bought with a price; glorify, then, God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:20


6:20 Glorify God with your body, and your spirit - Yield your bodies and all their members, as well as your souls and all their faculties, as instruments of righteousness to God. Devote and employ all ye have, and all ye are, entirely, unreservedly, and for ever, to his glory.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:20


1Co 6:20 Ye are bought with a price. Christ paid the price, even his blood. See PNT "1Co 7:23". Glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. Hence, since both body and spirit are God's, both should be used to glorify him. The fact that we are his, purchased, parts of his spiritual temple, makes the obligation imperative to consecrate the body and spirit to his service.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 6

  • Chuck
    he who practices sin will not go to heaven no matter what they profess about
    jesus christ that includes me i need prayer
  • Jeannie for verse 18
    I praise our God in Heaven for his precious word for helping me in the trials of temptation... I constantly stay in His word.. The Joy of the Lord is definitely my strength.....
  • Sinner Saved By Grace for verse 9
    Gods word is truth! When God created man,he said, it is not good that man should be alone. God gave him a help mate, which was a women, not a man.
  • Charliegirl for verse 9
    Be not deceived God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.Galations 6:7 The ACT itself is WICKED and PERVERSE. God never intended for two men or two women to be together sexually. If you are openly or not behaving and conducting yourself in a manner that is not pleasing to God... Better get it right. Tomorrow may be too late for you.
  • Reshma
    Fornication is sinning against our own body. We are bought with a price which was paid by christ. Since we are his we should glorify him with our bodies for our bodies are temples.
  • Ron Dwyer for verse 9
    you can not be openly gay and be a christian. Homosexuality is an addiction and Terrance you will have to repent and change your ways to get to heaven but the fact that you are trying will surely mean you will not be sent to hell. You must continue to put in the effort, it is tough. We all have our sinful vices and unless we cleans ourselves of our sins we will still have to earn our way in our afterlife before we can live in the full glory of God