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Romans 12 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:1 - I appeal to you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:2 - Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:3 - For by the grace given to me I bid every one among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith which God has assigned him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:4 - For as in one body we have many members, and all the members do not have the same function,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:5 - so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:6 - Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:7 - if service, in our serving; he who teaches, in his teaching;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:8 - he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who contributes, in liberality; he who gives aid, with zeal; he who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:9 - Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:10 - love one another with brotherly affection; outdo one another in showing honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:11 - Never flag in zeal, be aglow with the Spirit, serve the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:12 - Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:13 - Contribute to the needs of the saints, practice hospitality.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:14 - Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:15 - Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:16 - Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly; never be conceited.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:17 - Repay no one evil for evil, but take thought for what is noble in the sight of all.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:18 - If possible, so far as it depends upon you, live peaceably with all.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:19 - Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God; for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord."
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:20 - No, "if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals upon his head."
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:21 - Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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