Romans 12:4

“For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For as we haue many members in one body, and all members haue not the same office:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For just as we have many members in one body and all the members do not have the same function,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For even as we have many members in one body, and all the members have not the same office:
- American Standard Version (1901)

For, as we have a number of parts in one body, but all the parts have not the same use,
- Basic English Bible

For, as in one body we have many members, but all the members have not the same office;
- Darby Bible

For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:
- Webster's Bible

For just as there are in the one human body many parts, and these parts have not all the same function;
- Weymouth Bible

For even as we have many members in one body, and all the members don't have the same function,
- World English Bible

For as in o bodi we han many membris, but alle the membris han not the same dede;
- Wycliffe Bible

for as in one body we have many members, and all the members have not the same office,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 12:4


Ro 12:4 For as we have many members in one body. The church is likened to the human body in which the various organs each has its own office.

Discussion for Romans 12

  • BSP
    Verses 3 to 5 brings out that any gifts we may have are due to the grace or undeserved kindness of Jehovah God.
  • Carlton
    Love how this chapter is focused on the mind and flesh.
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 12:17 RECOMPENSE TO NO MAN EVIL FOR EVIL PROVIDE THINGS --- HONEST --- IN THE SIGHT OF ALL MEN 2 TIMOTHY 3:13 BUT EVIL MEN AND SEDUCERS SHALL WAX WORSE AND WORSE DECEIVEING AND BEING DECEIVED
  • Wayne
    As long as you baptize in the name of the Father, in the name of the Son, in the name of the Holy Ghost, as Jesus, Himself, instructed us, by His very own words. Matthew 28-19.GBU
  • Irene123
    The Lord Jesus has His Pastors in this age of Grace. And they preach the SAME message Peter preached in Acts 2:38 - and then you follow the way to Him in the epistles the bks. after Acts .
  • Deaconess Karen Talbert
    I think that Paul is explaining to us how we as Christian are suppose to live. Verses 17 and 21 bring back memories to me as a young child, how it was " to get even" with those who mistreated me. I was raised in the church, but also as verse 2 states " and be not confirmed to this world" I was to an extent. But praise the Lord, by His love, Grace and mercy my mind has been transformed.

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