Romans 6:1

“What shall we say then? shall wee continue in sinne: that grace may abound?”

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Other Translations

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
- King James Version

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
- American Standard Version (1901)

What may we say, then? are we to go on in sin so that there may be more grace?
- Basic English Bible

What then shall we say? Should we continue in sin that grace may abound?
- Darby Bible

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
- Webster's Bible

To what conclusion, then, shall we come? Are we to persist in sinning in order that the grace extended to us may be the greater?
- Weymouth Bible

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
- World English Bible

Therfor what schulen we seie? Schulen we dwelle in synne, that grace be plenteuouse?
- Wycliffe Bible

What, then, shall we say? shall we continue in the sin that the grace may abound?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 6:1


6:1 The apostle here sets himself more fully to vindicate his doctrine from the consequence above suggested, #Rom 3:7|,8. He had then only in strong terms denied and renounced it: here he removes the very foundation thereof.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 6:1


Ro 6:1 Dying and Living with Christ SUMMARY OF ROMANS 6: Death by Sin. Burial with Christ. Rising to a New Life. Those Dead Not Under the Dominion of Sin. Hence, Consecrated to a New Life. Once the Servants of Sin, but After Baptism the Servants of. Jesus Christ. The Wages of Sin. The Gift of God. Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? In the last chapter the apostle has shown that the existence of sin called out the grace of God in forgiveness. Now the object is raised. If that is so, why not continue in sin so that God's grace would more abound?

Discussion for Romans 6

  • Teri
    Yes, good stuff! I enjoyed all the comments and appreciate this forum. I think Paul puts it in straightforward terms that we are to live new lives, as servants of God.
  • Randy
    The blood of bulls and goats 'FORGAVE' sin. Not only did it forgive sin, but it cleansed the flesh from sin for A WHOLE YEAR! How much more the blood of CHRIST!!!
  • Bill Bats
    I hope the romans figured out what dead to sin means. Paul almost promotes sin in the previous chapters and here he I believe sets the truth out for the romans again like he did in romans chapter one. Great stuff. Some see death to sin as a mystery but I think it's plain to see.
  • Gay Amutuhaire
    This chapter is often misinterpreted to mean that man can sin all he wants and still be assured of an everlasting life because Jesus Christ already paid for their sins!. In my opinion, this chapter means Christ died so we may be forgiven, we should live Christ-like lives to be able to see the heavens otherwise we are doomed unless we repent for the shortfalls
  • Randy
    Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he CANNOT SIN, because he is born of God. 1John3:9 Holy to the Lord!
  • Cheryl Blanton
    People are being mislead about Romans 6:14-15 and taken out of context. I encourage you to read the entire chapter to fully understand. Some folks believe that because of verse 14 they can sin whenever they want and GOD will continue to butys no attention to the last two words in verse 15.

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