Romans 8:2

“For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the law of the spirit of life, in Christ Iesus, hath made me free from the law of sinne and death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus made me free from the law of sin and of death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.
- Basic English Bible

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and of death.
- Darby Bible

For the law of the Spirit of life, in Christ Jesus, hath made me free from the law of sin and death.
- Webster's Bible

for the Spirit's Law-- telling of Life in Christ Jesus--has set me free from the Law that deals only with sin and death.
- Weymouth Bible

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus made me free from the law of sin and of death.
- World English Bible

For the lawe of the spirit of lijf in Crist Jhesu hath delyuerid me fro the lawe of synne, and of deth.
- Wycliffe Bible

for the law of the Spirit of the life in Christ Jesus did set me free from the law of the sin and of the death;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 8:2


8:2 The law of the Spirit - That is, the gospel. Hath freed me from the law of sin and death - That is, the Mosaic dispensation.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 8:2


Ro 8:2 For the law of the Spirit of life. The Spirit of life must be the Holy Spirit. The whole phrase is equivalent to the Gospel, which has been given to men by the agency of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit has quickened us into a new life, and as we have died to the law and to sin, we are freed from them. Wesley says that the meaning is the "Gospel has freed us from the Mosaic law". That the law of the Spirit of life describes the Gospel is shown by Ro 8:3, which explains this verse.

Discussion for Romans 8

  • Bob DeHaan
    This chapter of Romans I had not read in some time. I feel convicted that I need to better listen to the Holy Spirit than to the flesh. We Are so easily distracted from God's calling in our life because the world is constantly sucking us away from the Spirit.O Lord help me to study and walk tall as an overcomer in Christ. I stand each day on your promises.Thank you for your mercy and grace.
  • Librarygal143
    Nothing shall separate us, Praise Jesus!
  • Grace
    yes nothing, nothing at all can be in position to separate us from the love God whether death, persistent trails, lack sickness in this world. trails are always with us so we have to endure and look unto the cross. so if you are to forsake Christ it means it will be on a daily basis.
  • Geraldine cole
    We must be ready when he call us don't let no one come between u and God no matter what no one .u no family will try to break your spirit when they are unsaved but test the spirit see if it be of God then bind up the devil u see the devil want to steal your gifts and your gifts that Jesus has given us is in our spirit and out gifts are the works he has told us to do in this life Amen
  • BSP
    Verses 38 and 39 show that absolutely nothing, not even death itself, can separate us from God's love. That is such a comforting thought of how deep and powerful God's love is.
  • Bob Hucik
    There's more than sufficient evidence in this chapter of this letter to satisfy all who hunger for righteousness. Article 30 explains that if one repents, is baptized in the NAME of the Lord Jesus Christ you WILL receive the Holy Ghost. With the very Spirit of God residing in the one who follows Him they will they will diligently seek to see His Face and follow Him as a bride to wed Him-TRUE LOVE!