Romans 8:8

“So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So then they that are in the flesh, cannot please God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and they that are in the flesh cannot please God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that those who are in the flesh are not able to give pleasure to God.
- Basic English Bible

and they that are in flesh cannot please God.
- Darby Bible

So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.
- Webster's Bible

And those whose hearts are absorbed in earthly things cannot please God.
- Weymouth Bible

Those who are in the flesh can't please God.
- World English Bible

And thei that ben in fleisch, moun not plese to God.
- Wycliffe Bible

for neither is it able; and those who are in the flesh are not able to please God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 8:8

8:8 They who are in the flesh - Under the government of it.

People's Bible Notes for Romans 8:8

Ro 8:8 So then. The result naturally follows that a "carnally-minded man" (Ro 8:6), one "in the flesh" and under its dominion, cannot please God. This is impossible while he continues to mind the things of the flesh.

Discussion for Romans 8

  • Theodore young
    Apart from john 3:16 and john 14th chapter, it is dynamic and comforting and reasuring, I feel so safe after reading Romans 8 👍
  • Kyanna
    As long Christ dwells inside of us Nothing and No One should be able to separate us from GOD. No matter where we are or what we do, he will always love us.
  • MockingBird
    Nothing : Nothing : Nothing can or will separate us from God's love : Not even the devil and his co -herts. God's love and mercy from everlasting to everlasting . Why wouldn't I want to walk so as to please Him on a daily basis by walking in accordance to His word !!!!
  • Adewumi Oluwadiya
    Romans 8 is the Lord's Solid Net that catches and holds me together and shields me from destruction in times of extreme danger and fear. I have used this scripture to stay sane and hopeful when all seems almost lost for me. Romans 8 is a shining light unto my path and leads me back always to my Heavenly Father for needed safety and shelter from destruction.
  • Tony
    My favorite verses in he book of Romans are 35-39. Every time I feel that I am lost or about to loose my faith I think of these verses in the book of Romans and, my soul regain faith.
  • Faith
    Who can separate us from the love of God? This verse reminds me of God's strength to see me through.

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