Romans 6:7

“For he that is dead is freed from sin.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For he that is dead, is freed from sinne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for he who has died is freed from sin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for he that hath died is justified from sin.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because he who is dead is free from sin.
- Basic English Bible

For he that has died is justified from sin.
- Darby Bible

For he that is dead is freed from sin.
- Webster's Bible

for he who has paid the penalty of death stands absolved from his sin.
- Weymouth Bible

For he who has died has been freed from sin.
- World English Bible

For he that is deed, is iustefied fro synne.
- Wycliffe Bible

for he who hath died hath been set free from the sin.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 6:7


6:7 For he that is dead - With Christ. Is freed from the guilt of past, and from the power of present, sin, as dead men from the commands of their former masters.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 6:7


Ro 6:7 For he that is dead is freed from sin. When a slave died he was freed from his master's service; so when one has died to sin, he is no longer the slave of sin, and is freed from his service. His power over the bodily members should be destroyed.

Discussion for Romans 6:7

  • Michael Eken Henshaw for verse 7
    In modern English ... ".The wages sin pay is death " Whish means that there is nothing else to paid as regards one sin again . That completely negates the false doctrine of eternal fire of he 'll which simply means "the grave ". Adam Eve were told.. " dust you are and to dust you shall return for their sin. The God of live does not punish mankind in a fiery burning furnace for eternity.

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