Romans 14:8

“For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For whether we liue, we liue vnto the Lord: and whether wee die, we die vnto the Lord: whether wee liue therefore or die, we are the Lords.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for if we live, we live for the Lord, or if we die, we die for the Lord; therefore whether we live or die, we are the Lord's.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; or whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As long as we have life we are living to the Lord; or if we give up our life it is to the Lord; so if we are living, or if our life comes to an end, we are the Lord's.
- Basic English Bible

For both if we should live, [it is] to the Lord we live; and if we should die, [it is] to the Lord we die: both if we should live then, and if we should die, we are the Lord's.
- Darby Bible

For whether we live, we live to the Lord; and whether we die, we die to the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
- Webster's Bible

If we live, we live to the Lord: if we die, we die to the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
- Weymouth Bible

For if we live, we live to the Lord. Or if we die, we die to the Lord. If therefore we live or die, we are the Lord's.
- World English Bible

For whether we lyuen, we lyuen to the Lord; and whethir we dien, we dien to the Lord. Therfor whethir we lyuen or dien, we ben of the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

for both, if we may live, to the Lord we live; if also we may die, to the Lord we die; both then if we may live, also if we may die, we are the Lord's;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 14:8


Ro 14:8 We are the Lord's. While living, the aim must be to do the Lord's will, and even when we die we will be fully resigned to his will. We are not at our own disposal.

Discussion for Romans 14

  • DANNY JOE Hood
    YOU can either bow now while here on earth, or bow later at the GREAT White Judgement,but every knee will confess that Jesus Christ Is LORD!!!!
  • Michael C.
    Bernice: Isaiah 25:7 "And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the veil that is spread over all nations." Amen to what you wrote: when the Lord comes, and sends His Angels to gather from out of His kingdom all the wicked of the earth, and their works; it will be a new and wonderful time of happiness and virtue for all people; and all shall know Jesus!
  • Michael C.
    This is such a wonderful chapter about not judging. So many times when speaking, or writing, or simply living; some people are always lying in wait to ambush you, to catch something, that they might twist into an accusation against you. Man is made in the image of God; and we are to love one another, because of that image. Each of us must give our account to Him, according to what He has given us.
  • Bernice Maxwell
    Romans 14:11 means to me, that in everyone's life, one day we will all come to know who the true God is and will acknowledge and worship him, even Satin.
  • Dee
    God gave his only begotten son that whoever believes in him should not perish. Jesus' grace and mercy keeps us through whatever we go through, it's not to the swift or strong but the one that endure. But we should grow in his presence.
  • Lilian
    We are the children of God. Faith comes only by hearing the word of God without faith its impossible to please him. Because Jesus lives we shall live also what a loving God and Father we serve. God wants us to obey his words without our obedience we cant have peaceful soul and we are doubtful but thru the BLOOD OF JESUS WE ARE REDEEMED

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