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Romans 6:19 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 I am using a human analogy[a] because of the weakness of your flesh.[b] For just as you offered the parts[c] of yourselves as slaves to moral impurity, and to greater and greater lawlessness, so now offer them as slaves to righteousness, which results in sanctification.


  1. Romans 6:19 Lit I speak humanly; Paul is personifying sin and righteousness as slave masters.
  2. Romans 6:19 Or your human nature
  3. Romans 6:19 Or members

1 Corinthians 9:8 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Am I saying this from a human perspective? Doesn’t the law also say the same thing?

1 Corinthians 15:32 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

32 If I fought wild animals in Ephesus with only human hope,[a] what good did that do me?[b] If the dead are not raised, Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.[c]


  1. 1 Corinthians 15:32 Lit Ephesus according to man
  2. 1 Corinthians 15:32 Lit what to me the profit?
  3. 1 Corinthians 15:32 Is 22:13

Galatians 3:15 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

15 Brothers, I’m using a human illustration.[a] No one sets aside or makes additions to even a human covenant[b] that has been ratified.


  1. Galatians 3:15 Lit I speak according to man
  2. Galatians 3:15 Or will, or testament

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