Romans 12:5

“So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So we being many are one bodie in Christ, and euery one members one of another.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and severally members one of another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So we, though we are a number of persons, are one body in Christ, and are dependent on one another;
- Basic English Bible

thus we, [being] many, are one body in Christ, and each one members one of the other.
- Darby Bible

So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
- Webster's Bible

so collectively we form one body in Christ, while individually we are linked to one another as its members.
- Weymouth Bible

so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
- World English Bible

so we many ben o bodi in Crist, and eche ben membris oon of anothir.
- Wycliffe Bible

so we, the many, one body are in Christ, and members each one of one another.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 12:5


12:5 So we - All believers. Are one body - Closely connected together in Christ, and consequently ought to be helpful to each other.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 12:5


Ro 12:5 [Being] many, are one body in Christ, In the church, all are related to each other as the organs of the body are related.

Discussion for Romans 12

  • Kouame abraham
    Good teaching about love i like it
  • Lydia chikonde
    i think romans 12 is teaching us how we are supposed to behave as christians,its teaching us how we can cultivate good character from the basis of love,to giving,doctrine,faith in GOD who is our battler

  • Rose
    IN ROMANS 12, i think the lord is reminding us that when we give, it should be coming from our hearts. He that giveth, let him do it with simplicity .
  • BSP
    We are told not to think more of ourselves than necessary in verse 3.
  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    We should always learn to show love
  • Philip C. Parks
    The expression, "thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head," is a metaphor with at least two interpretations: 1st, the Christian's compassion rather than retribution will potentially cause within the "enemy" guilt, shame, and embarrassment. 2nd, The "enemy" will potentially feel mental pain for receiving compassion and mercy in response to insult, defamation, and slander--PCP.

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