Romans 6:5

“For if we haue bene planted together in the likenesse of his death: wee shalbe also in the likenesse of his resurrection:”

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Other Translations

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

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

  • 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.
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 6:16 know you not that to whom you yield yourselves servants to obey his servants you are to whom you obey whether of sin unto death or of obedience unto righteousness HEBREWS 5:13 for everyone that useth milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness for he is a babe PSALM 119:144 THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF THY TESTIMONIES IS EVERLASTING GIVE ME UNDERSTANDING AND I SHALL LIVE
  • 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!

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