Romans 6:18

“Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Being then made free from sinne, yee became the seruants of righteousnesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and being made free from sin, ye became servants of righteousness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And being made free from sin you have been made the servants of righteousness.
- Basic English Bible

Now, having got your freedom from sin, ye have become bondmen to righteousness.
- Darby Bible

Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.
- Webster's Bible

You were set free from the tyranny of Sin, and became the bondservants of Righteousness--
- Weymouth Bible

Being made free from sin, you became bondservants of righteousness.
- World English Bible

And ye delyuered fro synne, ben maad seruauntis of riytwisnesse.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having been freed from the sin, ye became servants to the righteousness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 6:18

6:18 Being then set free from sin - We may see the apostles method thus far at one view: - Chap. Ver. 1. Bondage to sin # Ro 3:9 2. The knowledge of sin by the law; a sense of God's wrath; inward death # Ro 3:20 3. The revelation of the righteousness of God in Christ through the gospel # Ro 3:21 4. The centre of all, faith, embracing that righteousness # Ro 3:22 5. Justification, whereby God forgives all past sin, and freely accepts the sinner # Ro 3:24 6. The gift of the Holy Ghost; a sense of # Ro 5:5, God's love new inward life # Ro 6:4 7. The free service of righteousness # Ro 6:12

People's Bible Notes for Romans 6:18

Ro 6:18 Being then made free from sin. When we died to sin, and were buried into Christ (Ro 6:3). Hence, being no longer sin's servants, we become "the servants of righteousness".

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