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Romans 6

 

 

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Introduction
1We may not live in sin;
2for we are dead unto it;
3as appears by our baptism.
12Let not sin reign any more;
18because we have yielded ourselves to the service of righteousness;
23and for that death is the wages of sin.

Verse 1
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
What
3:5
Shall
15; 2:4; 3:5-8,31; 5:20,21; Galatians 5:13; 1 Peter 2:16; 2 Peter 2:18,19; Jude 1:4

Verse 2
God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?
God
3:1-4
How
Genesis 39:9; Psalms 119:104; 1 John 3:9
dead
5-11; 5:11; 7:4; Galatians 2:19; 6:14; Colossians 3:3; 1 Peter 2:24
live
2 Corinthians 5:14-17; 1 Peter 1:14; 4:1-3

Verse 3
Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?
Know
16; 7:1; 1 Corinthians 3:16; 5:6; 6:2,3,9,15,16,19; 9:13,24; 2 Corinthians 13:5; James 4:4
as were
or, as are.
Matthew 28:19; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Galatians 3:27; 1 Peter 3:21
were
4,5,8; 1 Corinthians 15:29; Galatians 2:20,21

Verse 4
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
we are
3; Colossians 2:12,13; 3:1-3; 1 Peter 3:21
that
9; 8:11; 1 Corinthians 6:14; 2 Corinthians 13:4; Ephesians 1:19,20; 2:5,6
by the
Matthew 28:2,3; John 2:11,19,20; 11:40; Colossians 1:11
even
19; 7:6; 12:1,2; 13:13,14; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 6:15,16; Ephesians 4:17,22-24; 5:8; Philippians 3:17,18; Colossians 1:9-12; 2:11,12; 3:10; 4:1; 1 Peter 4:1,2; 2 Peter 1:4-9; 1 John 2:6

Verse 5
For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
For
8-12; Ephesians 2:5,6; Philippians 3:10,11
planted
Psalms 92:13; Isaiah 5:2; Jeremiah 2:21; Matthew 15:13; John 12:24; 15:1-8

Verse 6
Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.
that our
Galatians 2:20; 5:24; 6:14; Ephesians 4:22; Colossians 3:5,9,10
that the
7:24; 8:3,13; Colossians 2:11,12
that henceforth
12,22; 7:25; 8:4; 2 Kings 5:17; Isaiah 26:13; John 8:34-36

Verse 7
For he that is dead is freed from sin.
For he
2,8; 7:2,4; Colossians 3:1-3; 1 Peter 4:1
freed
or, justified.
8:1

Verse 8
Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him:
Now
3-5; 2 Timothy 2:11,12
we believe
John 14:19; 2 Corinthians 4:10-14; 13:4; Colossians 3:3,4; 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17

Verse 9
Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.
Christ
Psalms 16:9-11; Acts 2:24-28; Hebrews 7:16,25; 10:12,13; Revelation 1:18
death
14; 5:14; Hebrews 2:14,15

Verse 10
For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.
he died unto
8:3; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Hebrews 9:26-28; 1 Peter 3:18
he liveth unto
11; 14:7-9; Luke 20:38; 2 Corinthians 5:15; 1 Peter 4:6

Verse 11
Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
reckon
8:18
be dead
but
13; 1 Corinthians 6:20; Galatians 2:19,20; Colossians 3:3-5
through
23; 5:1; 16:27; John 20:31; Ephesians 2:7; Philippians 1:11; 4:7; Colossians 3:17; 1 Peter 2:5; 1 Peter 4:11

Verse 12
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.
Let not
16; 5:21; 7:23,24; Numbers 33:55; Deuteronomy 7:2; Joshua 23:12,13; Judges 2:3; Psalms 19:13; Psalms 119:133
mortal
8:11; 1 Corinthians 15:53,54; 2 Corinthians 4:11; 5:4
in the lusts
16; 2:8; 8:13; 13:14; Galatians 5:16,24; Ephesians 2:3; 4:22; 1 Thessalonians 4:5; 2 Timothy 2:22; Titus 2:12; 3:3; James 1:14,15; 4:1-3; 1 Peter 1:14; 2:11; 4:2,3; 1 John 2:15-17; Jude 1:16,18

Verse 13
Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
Neither
16,19; 7:5,23; 1 Corinthians 6:15; Colossians 3:5; James 3:5,6; 4:1
instruments
Gr. arms, or weapons.
2 Corinthians 10:4
unrighteousness
1:29; 2:8,9; Deuteronomy 25:16; Isaiah 3:10,11; 55:7; Ezekiel 18:4; 1 Corinthians 6:9; 2 Thessalonians 2:12; 2 Peter 2:13-15; 1 John 1:9
but yield
12:1; 2 Chronicles 30:8; Daniel 3:28; 1 Corinthians 6:20; 2 Corinthians 8:5; Philippians 1:20
alive
11; Luke 15:24,32; John 5:24; 2 Corinthians 5:15; Ephesians 2:5; 5:14; Colossians 2:13; 1 Peter 2:24; 4:2
and your
Psalms 37:30; Proverbs 12:18; James 3:5,6

Verse 14
For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.
sin
12; 5:20,21; 8:2; Psalms 130:7,8; Micah 7:19; Matthew 1:21; John 8:36; Titus 2:14; Hebrews 8:10
for ye
3:19,20; 7:4-11; Galatians 3:23; 4:4,5,21; 5:18
under
15; 4:16; 5:21; 11:6; John 1:17; 2 Corinthians 3:6-9

Verse 15
What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.
What
3:9
shall we
1,2; 1 Corinthians 9:20,21; 2 Corinthians 7:1; Galatians 2:17,18; Ephesians 2:8-10; Titus 2:11-14; Jude 1:4

Verse 16
Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?
Know
to whom
13; Joshua 24:15; Matthew 6:24; John 8:34; 2 Peter 2:19
whether of sin
12,17,19-23

Verse 17
But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
But
1:8; 1 Chronicles 29:12-16; Ezra 7:27; Matthew 11:25,26; Acts 11:18; 28:15; 1 Corinthians 1:4; Ephesians 1:16; Philippians 1:3-5; Colossians 1:3,4; 1 Thessalonians 1:2,3; 3:9; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 2 Timothy 1:3-5; Philemon 1:4; 2 John 1:4; 3 John 1:3
that
1 Corinthians 6:9-11; Ephesians 2:5-10; 1 Timothy 1:13-16; Titus 3:3-7; 1 Peter 2:9; 4:2-5
but ye
1:5; 2:8; 15:18; 16:26; Psalms 18:44; *marg:; 2 Corinthians 10:5,6; Hebrews 5:9; 11:8; 1 Peter 1:22; 3:1; 4:17
that form
2 Timothy 1:13
which was delivered you
Gr. whereto ye were delivered.

Verse 18
Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.
made
14; Psalms 116:16; 119:32,45; Luke 1:74,75; John 8:32,36; 1 Corinthians 7:21,22; Galatians 5:1; 1 Peter 2:16
servants
19,20,22; Isaiah 26:13; 54:17

Verse 19
I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.
I speak
3:5; 1 Corinthians 9:8; 15:32; Galatians 3:15
because
8:26; 15:1; Hebrews 4:15
for as ye
13,17; 1 Corinthians 6:11; Ephesians 2:2,3; Colossians 3:5-7; 1 Peter 4:2-4
unto iniquity
16; 1 Corinthians 5:6; 15:33; 2 Timothy 2:16,17; Hebrews 12:15
now yield
unto holiness

Verse 20
For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.
the servants
16,17; John 8:34
from
Gr. to.

Verse 21
What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.
What
7:5; Proverbs 1:31; 5:10-13; 9:17,18; Isaiah 3:10; Jeremiah 17:10; 44:20-24; Galatians 6:7,8
whereof
Ezra 9:6; Job 40:4; 42:6; Jeremiah 3:3; 8:12; 31:19; Ezekiel 16:61-63; Ezekiel 36:31,32; 43:11; Daniel 9:7,8; 12:2; Luke 15:17-21; 2 Corinthians 7:11; 1 John 2:28
for the
23; 1:32; Deuteronomy 17:6; 21:22; 2 Samuel 12:5-7; 1 Kings 2:26; Psalms 73:17; Proverbs 14:12; Proverbs 16:25; Philippians 3:19; Hebrews 6:8; 10:29; James 1:15; 5:20; 1 Peter 4:17; Revelation 16:6; Revelation 20:14

Verse 22
But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
But now
14,18; 8:2; John 8:32; 2 Corinthians 3:17; Galatians 5:13
become
7:25; Genesis 50:17; Job 1:8; Psalms 86:2; 143:12; Isaiah 54:17; Daniel 3:26; 6:20; Galatians 1:10; Colossians 4:12; Titus 1:1; James 1:1; 1 Peter 2:16; Revelation 7:13
ye have
Psalms 92:14; John 15:2,16; Galatians 5:22; Ephesians 5:9; Philippians 1:11; 4:17; Colossians 1:10
and the end
21; Numbers 23:10; Psalms 37:37,38; Matthew 13:40,43; 19:29; 25:46; John 4:36

Verse 23
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
For the wages
5:12; Genesis 2:17; 3:19; Isaiah 3:11; Ezekiel 18:4,20; 1 Corinthians 6:9,10; Galatians 3:10; Galatians 6:7,8; James 1:15; Revelation 21:8
but the
2:7; 5:17,21; John 3:14-17,36; 4:14; 5:24,39,40; 6:27,32,33,40,50-58; John 6:68; 10:28; 17:2; Titus 1:2; 1 Peter 1:3,4; 1 John 2:25; 5:11,12

 


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Romans 6:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/romans-6.html.

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