Romans 12:5

“So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So we being many are one bodie in Christ, and euery one members one of another.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and severally members one of another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So we, though we are a number of persons, are one body in Christ, and are dependent on one another;
- Basic English Bible

thus we, [being] many, are one body in Christ, and each one members one of the other.
- Darby Bible

So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
- Webster's Bible

so collectively we form one body in Christ, while individually we are linked to one another as its members.
- Weymouth Bible

so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
- World English Bible

so we many ben o bodi in Crist, and eche ben membris oon of anothir.
- Wycliffe Bible

so we, the many, one body are in Christ, and members each one of one another.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 12:5


12:5 So we - All believers. Are one body - Closely connected together in Christ, and consequently ought to be helpful to each other.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 12:5


Ro 12:5 [Being] many, are one body in Christ, In the church, all are related to each other as the organs of the body are related.

Discussion for Romans 12

  • Anne
    Not sure what to say
  • BSP
    Verse 11: We are urged to be hard-working. We want to give God our very best and this requires hard work.
  • Edna
    GOOD CHAPTER TO REMIND US WHO WE ARE IN CHRIST. WE HAVE A TRAMSFORM MIND BNY RENEWING IT. WE ARE ONE BODY WITH MANY GIFTS. WE ARE TO LOVE OUR BROTHER AND SISTERS IN CHRIST JESUS.WE ARE TO LIVE PEACEFULLY WITH ALL MEN IF POSSIBLE GOD IS THE ONE WHO DOES THE CORRECTING. BLESS THOSE WHP PERSECUTE YOU. GOD DOES HAVE A BETTER PLAN GRACE AND MERCY
  • A disciple
    Peter; this is such an important thing! How "natural" it is to respond with self defense when someone says or does us wrong or unfairly (real or imagined)! But we have been given light that we are not made to act like animals, but like God: and "natural" is something that we are to keep under subjection in obedience to the Spirit of God He has put within us. May the Lord's grace prevail for us!
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    This whole chapter provides guidelines for Christian living. Key guidelines are- Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not. Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. live peaceably with all men. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
  • Ray321
    Romans 12:4-5 4 For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: 5 So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another. As brothers and sisters in Christ, we should all be like minded as Apostle Paul said, if one of us hurt, we all hurt. Jesus is the head of the Church Body, let's Love one another in Christ not in foolish words.

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