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Romans 6:20–21

20 vFor when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness. 21 wBut what fruit were you getting at that time from the things xof which you are now ashamed? yFor the end of those things is death.

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Romans 6:20–21 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 When you were slaves to sin, you were free from the control of righteousness. 21 What benefit did you reap at that time from the things you are now ashamed of? Those things result in death!

Romans 6:20–21 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness. 21 What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Romans 6:20–21 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 When you were slaves to sin, you were free from the obligation to do right. 21 And what was the result? You are now ashamed of the things you used to do, things that end in eternal doom.

Romans 6:20–21 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness. 21 What fruit did you have then in the things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

Romans 6:20–21 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 In the past you were slaves to sin, and goodness did not control you. 21 You did evil things, and now you are ashamed of them. Those things only bring death.

Romans 6:20–21 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

20 For when ye were servants of sin, ye were free in regard of righteousness. 21 What fruit then had ye at that time in the things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Romans 6:20–21 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 For when ye were bondmen of sin ye were free from righteousness. 21 What fruit therefore had ye then in the things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of them is death.

Romans 6:20–21 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 When you were slaves to sin, you were free from doing what God approves of. 

21 What did you gain by doing those things? You’re ashamed of what you used to do because it ended in death.

Romans 6:20–21 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 For when you were slaves of sin, you were free from allegiance to righteousness. 21 So what fruit was produced then from the things you are now ashamed of? For the end of those things is death.

Romans 6:20–21 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 When you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness. 21 So what advantage did you then get from the things of which you now are ashamed? The end of those things is death.

Romans 6:20–21 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 For when you were slaves of sin, you were free with respect to righteousness.

21 Therefore what sort of fruit did you have then, about which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

Romans 6:20–21 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

20 Once you were slaves of sin. At that time right living did not control you. 21 What benefit did you gain from doing the things you are now ashamed of? Those things lead to death!

Romans 6:20–21 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.

21 Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death.