Romans 6:12

“Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let not sinne reigne therfore in your mortall body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey the lusts thereof:
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause do not let sin be ruling in your body which is under the power of death, so that you give way to its desires;
- Basic English Bible

Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body to obey its lusts.
- Darby Bible

Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts of it.
- Webster's Bible

Let not Sin therefore reign as king in your mortal bodies, causing you to be in subjection to their cravings;
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore don't let sin reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in its lusts.
- World English Bible

Therfor regne not synne in youre deedli bodi, that ye obeische to hise coueityngis.
- Wycliffe Bible

Let not then the sin reign in your mortal body, to obey it in its desires;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 6:12


6:12 Let not sin reign even in your mortal body - It must be subject to death, but it need not be subject to sin.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 6:12


Ro 6:12 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body. This must not be, and cannot be, if we are really dead to sin. The body must be mortal, and subject to death, but it must not be subject to sin.

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