Romans 6:15

“What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

What then? shal we sinne, because wee are not vnder the Law, but vnder Grace? God forbid.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? May it never be!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

What then? shall we sin, because we are not under law, but under grace? God forbid.
- American Standard Version (1901)

What then? are we to go on in sin because we are not under law but under grace? Let it not be so.
- Basic English Bible

What then? should we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Far be the thought.
- Darby Bible

What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? By no means.
- Webster's Bible

Are we therefore to sin because we are no longer under the authority of Law, but under grace? No, indeed!
- Weymouth Bible

What then? Shall we sin, because we are not under law, but under grace? May it never be!
- World English Bible

What therfor? Schulen we do synne, for we ben not vndur the lawe, but vndur grace?
- Wycliffe Bible

What then? shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? let it not be!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 6:15


Ro 6:15 Shall we sin, because we are not under law, but under grace? This is the old question referred to in Ro 6:1. The caviller in Paul's time, as well as in our time, objected that grace, forgiveness of sin, was an encouragement to sin. Paul shows, with much emphasis, that this is a false charge, since grace, forgiveness, implied that the sinner had died to sin. It is those who have been freed from the dominion of sin who are delivered from its penalties.

Discussion for Romans 6

  • Sydney
    To live for Jesus and to love Him and to be in His Grace is so much better then living for the world and their so called lusts for life that only ends in death and never to My Savior again. Praise be to the ultimate gift of love and life.
  • Irene123
    To Arlen - Rom. ch. 6 is a good new convert chapter. And it's good for ALL of us to review occasionally - at least once a week - LOL. No, I'm not being facetious. Once a week isn't too often. The Day of the Lord is so much nearer than when we first believed .....
  • Vonnie Walker
    Paul is teaching that the wages of sin is death. You can't make it's any plainer than that.
  • Librarygal143
    Thank you, God, I receive your gift. Amen.
  • Lucy Whitt
    I believe it is a warning to people to stop sinning and its an invitation to come to Know Jesus Christ as their Savior , and accept Him in their Heart, and have their sins washed away
  • LadyA
    Thanks be to God for saving us and most of all giving his only begotten son who die on the cross. That's Love!

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