(BY) But if anyone regards something as unclean, then for that person it is unclean. 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. If your gift is prophesying,(L) then prophesy in accordance with your[a] faith;(M) 7 if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach;(N) 8 if it is to encourage, then give encouragement;(O) if it is giving, then give generously;(P) if it is to lead,[b] do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully. Romans 12:1 A Living Sacrifice. Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living … (AB) 16 Live in harmony with one another. (E) Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is(F)—his good, pleasing(G) and perfect will. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! 12 Therefore, I urge you, f brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, g holy and pleasing … (CR) 3 For even Christ did not please himself(CS) but, as it is written: “The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me.”[l](CT) 4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us,(CU) so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. (AO) 5 Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also as a matter of conscience.(AP). (T) 11 Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor,(U) serving the Lord. (BK) To their own master, servants stand or fall. (CJ) All food is clean,(CK) but it is wrong for a person to eat anything that causes someone else to stumble. (AS) 9 The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,”[f](AT) and whatever other command there may be, are summed up(AU) in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”[g](AV) 10 Love does no harm to a neighbor. Whoever eats meat does so to the Lord, for they give thanks to God;(BM) and whoever abstains does so to the Lord and gives thanks to God. 17 Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Romans 12:1-2 NIV Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 4 For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function,(I) 5 so in Christ we, though many, form one body,(J) and each member belongs to all the others. Then do what is right and you will be commended. 4 Who are you to judge someone else’s servant? 2 Each of us should please our neighbors for their good,(CQ) to build them up. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 5 One person considers one day more sacred than another;(BL) another considers every day alike. (CG), 19 Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace(CH) and to mutual edification. 9 Love must be sincere. 12 Therefore, I urge you,(A)brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice,(B)holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.2 Do not conform(C)to the pattern of this world,(D)but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. 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Romans 12:1-4 NIV Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 12 Therefore, I urge you,(A) brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice,(B) holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living … Romans 12:1-8 NIV Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Tools Rom 12:2 2 One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living … 21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:1-8 Good News Translation (GNT) Life in God's Service. Romans 12:1-2 New International Version (NIV) A Living Sacrifice. 2:4 (Q) Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. 12 Therefore, I urge you, f brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, g holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Read full chapter. All rights reserved worldwide. 2 Do not conformh to the pattern of this world,i but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.j Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will isk—his good, pleasingl and perfect will. [c] Do not be conceited.(AD). (CA) Do not by your eating destroy someone for whom Christ died. Romans 14:1-12 New International Version (NIV) The Weak and the Strong. See Romans 1:9, Romans 1:25; Romans 12:1, Galatians 4:8, Galatians 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 1:9; Matthew 6:24. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law. And they will stand, for the Lord is able to make them stand. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. 12 The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Romans 12:1. New International Version (NIV). 15 We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak(CP) and not to please ourselves. 12 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God-this is your true and proper worship. All rights reserved worldwide. 6 We have different gifts,(K) according to the grace given to each of us. (AG) 19 Do not take revenge,(AH) my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,”[d](AI) says the Lord. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 20 On the contrary: “If your enemy is hungry, feed him;    if he is thirsty, give him something to drink.In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.”[e](AJ). Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. 8 If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 12:1, NIV: "Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God--this is your true and proper worship." 12 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God-this is your true and proper worship. (BD) 14 Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ,(BE) and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.[h](BF). Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Scripture quoted by permission. 7 For none of us lives for ourselves alone,(BN) and none of us dies for ourselves alone. NIV: New International Version 23 But whoever has doubts(CO) is condemned if they eat, because their eating is not from faith; and everything that does not come from faith is sin.[k]. 3 For rulers hold no terror for those who do right, but for those who do wrong. 7 Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes;(AR) if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. (AN) 4 For the one in authority is God’s servant for your good. Each of them should be fully convinced in their own mind. Blessed is the one who does not condemn(CN) himself by what he approves. Romans 12:1 NIV Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. (BO) 9 For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life(BP) so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.(BQ). 12 Be joyful in hope,(V) patient in affliction,(W) faithful in prayer. 15 Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. (CL) 21 It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother or sister to fall. They are God’s servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer. Romans 12:1-21 NIV Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. As it is written: “Therefore I will praise you among the Gentiles;    I will sing the praises of your name.”[n](DD), “Rejoice, you Gentiles, with his people.”[o](DE), “Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles;    let all the peoples extol him.”[p](DF), “The Root of Jesse(DG) will spring up,    one who will arise to rule over the nations;    in him the Gentiles will hope.”[q](DH), 13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace(DI) as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.(DJ). Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. New International Version (NIV). NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 5 May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind(CV) toward each other that Christ Jesus had, 6 so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify(CW) the God and Father(CX) of our Lord Jesus Christ. Or why do you treat them with contempt? Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living … 6 Whoever regards one day as special does so to the Lord. 2 One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. 12 Therefore, I urge you, f brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, g holy and pleasing … Sign up here! (BS) 11 It is written: “‘As surely as I live,’(BT) says the Lord,‘every knee will bow before me;    every tongue will acknowledge God.’”[j](BU), 12 So then, each of us will give an account of ourselves to God. 3 For by the grace given me(H) I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister. (CM), 22 So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. 7 Accept one another,(CY) then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. A Living Sacrifice. (CI) 20 Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. Rom 12:1 - Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.”. Romans 12:1 New International Version (NIV) A Living Sacrifice. 12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Some manuscripts place 16:25-27 here; others after 15:33. (AF) 18 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. 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(AL) The authorities that exist have been established by God. 13 Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness,(BC) not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted,(AM) and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves. 13 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities,(AK) for there is no authority except that which God has established. Romans 12 New International Version (NIV) A Living Sacrifice 12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 6 This is also why you pay taxes,(AQ) for the authorities are God’s servants, who give their full time to governing. 10 You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister[i]? A Living Sacrifice 1Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 1:17 Or is from faith to faith; Romans 1:17 Hab. Romans 11 Romans 13 Romans 12:1-3 New International Version (NIV) 14 Accept the one whose faith is weak,(BG) without quarreling over disputable matters. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. (BR) For we will all stand before God’s judgment seat. Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living … (BH) 3 The one who eats everything must not treat with contempt(BI) the one who does not, and the one who does not eat everything must not judge(BJ) the one who does, for God has accepted them. 2 Do not conform(C) to the pattern of this world,(D) but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:1–8 A Living Sacrifice. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. 12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Font Size. (Z), 14 Bless those who persecute you;(AA) bless and do not curse. Romans 12:1-3 NIV Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. “Therefore I will praise you among the Gentiles; “Rejoice, you Gentiles, with his people.”. (X) 13 Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. 14 Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters. This is the true worship that you should offer. (BZ) 15 If your brother or sister is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. 8 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. (BV), 13 Therefore let us stop passing judgment(BW) on one another. 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New International Version. 12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. See Romans 1:9, Romans 1:25; Romans 12:1, Galatians 4:8, Galatians 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 1:9; Matthew 6:24. (AW), 11 And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come(AX) for you to wake up from your slumber,(AY) because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. (CB) 16 Therefore do not let what you know is good be spoken of as evil. if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. (CC) 17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking,(CD) but of righteousness, peace(CE) and joy in the Holy Spirit,(CF) 18 because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval. New International Version; Romans 12:1 Romans 12:1 View Full Chapter. (Y) Practice hospitality. 12 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God-this is your true and proper worship. 12 Therefore, I urge you,f brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice,g holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. (S) Honor one another above yourselves. Romans 12:1-10 New International Version << Romans 11 | Romans 12 | Romans 13 >> Exhortations for Christian Living. Romans 1:4 Or was declared with power to be the Son of God; Romans 1:5 Or that is; Romans 1:13 The Greek word for brothers and sisters (adelphoi) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 7:1, 4; 8:12, 29; 10:1; 11:25; 12:1; 15:14, 30; 16:14, 17. Do you want to be free from fear of the one in authority? Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? (R) 10 Be devoted to one another in love. (AC) Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. one who will arise to rule over the nations; In contexts like this, the Greek word for. 12 So then, my friends, because of God's great mercy to us I appeal to you: Offer yourselves as a living sacrifice to God, dedicated to his service and pleasing to him. Romans 12:1–2 A Living Sacrifice. Update. (AE) Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone. 8 For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the Jews[m](CZ) on behalf of God’s truth, so that the promises(DA) made to the patriarchs might be confirmed 9 and, moreover, that the Gentiles(DB) might glorify God(DC) for his mercy.