Romans 6:5

“For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For if we haue bene planted together in the likenesse of his death: wee shalbe also in the likenesse of his resurrection:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For if we have become united with {Him} in the likeness of His death, certainly we shall also be {in the likeness} of His resurrection,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For if we have become united with `him' in the likeness of his death, we shall be also `in the likeness' of his resurrection;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For, if we have been made like him in his death, we will, in the same way, be like him in his coming to life again;
- Basic English Bible

For if we are become identified with [him] in the likeness of his death, so also we shall be of [his] resurrection;
- Darby Bible

For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
- Webster's Bible

For since we have become one with Him by sharing in His death, we shall also be one with Him by sharing in His resurrection.
- Weymouth Bible

For if we have become united with him in the likeness of his death, we will also be part of his resurrection;
- World English Bible

For if we plauntid togidere ben maad to the licnesse of his deth, also we schulen be of the licnesse of his risyng ayen;
- Wycliffe Bible

For, if we have become planted together to the likeness of his death, [so] also we shall be of the rising again;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 6:5


6:5 For - Surely these two must go together; so that if we are indeed made conformable to his death, we shall also know the power of his resurrection.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 6:5


Ro 6:5 For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death. As the seed, planted, buried out of sight, rises again in a new life, so we are planted in the likeness of Christ's death when we are buried in baptism, and rise [in the likeness] of [his] resurrection, when we are lifted out of the water, and are found henceforth to have a new life. Compare Col 2:12: "Buried by baptism, wherein ye are also 'risen' with him".

Discussion for Romans 6

  • Sherri
    My husband brought me to God Through Paul I grew up in church but never in love of it ,he took so much time trying to explain forgiveness and that I did not need to do the ten commandments and the guilt was gone that is when I started to love God ,see I could sin today and still be saved but why would I want to hurt my God who saved a person like me.
  • Wayne
    He that committeth sin is of the devil. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested that He might destroy the works of the devil. 1 John 3:8. Whosoever sinneth not is born of God. For His seed remaineth in Him and he cannot sin because he is born of God. Verse 9.
  • Laymen. William Wright
    According to Romans 6:23 it states clearly that sin will bring you death and this is obviously a permanent death in Hell in the burning furance. Of course, this is the act of Christ, if you do not confess, repent and seek forgiveness of your sins. But through His love, grace and mercy, he will forget all of your trepasses. My suggestion to those who are lost, find Him soon, before it's too late.
  • Brian
    It doesn't have anything to do with the nails or cross. However it does symbolize death and resurrection. More importantly baptism is just that. Being baptized a key part in steps to return to live with God again. Christ was baptized not to wash away sins but to fulfill all righteousness as stated in Mathew 3:15. In Mark it talks about being baptized of water and the holy ghost both are needed.
  • Mary
    Baptism is our outward expression of our inward changed life. When we accept Christ as our Savior, we have a changed life. Our old life to sin is dead and we have a new life in Christ
  • JP
    Hi Barbara. You could try reading Colossians Chapter 2. This might be something like what you're thinking of. God bless

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