For sin, seizing an opportunity in the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me. New Revised Standard Version Update. 17 But in fact it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells within me. NRSV . Used by permission. So then, with my mind I am a slave to the law of God, but with my flesh I am a slave to the law of sin. For I delight in the law of God in my inmost self. Romans 7. Cancel {{#items}} {{local_name}} {{/items}} Book. 15 I do not understand my own actions. 2 Thus a married woman is bound by the law to her husband as long as he lives; but if her husband dies, she is discharged from the law concerning the husband. That the law is sin? 22 For I delight in the law of God in my inmost self, 23 but I see in my members another law at war with the law of my mind, making me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members. While we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death. Wretched man that I am! 11 For sin, seizing an opportunity in the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me. Thus a married woman is bound by the law to her husband as long as he lives; but if her husband dies, she is discharged from the law concerning the husband. you have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead in order that we may bear fruit for God. but I see in my members another law at war with the law of my mind, making me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. [c] 15 I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. Apart from the law sin lies dead. 7 What then should we say? That the law is sin? Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} {{/items}} ← Language. What then should we say? New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Romans 7:14-25. Version. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. 7 What then should we say? 18 For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. 16 Now if I do what I do not want, I agree that the law is good. By no means! Yet, if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin. I can will what is right, but I cannot do it. But sin, seizing an opportunity in the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness. So I find it to be a law that when I want to do what is good, evil lies close at hand. Romans 7:15-25. 21 So I find it to be a law that when I want to do what is good, evil lies close at hand. 3 Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives with another man while her husband is alive. Yet, if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin. Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives with another man while her husband is alive. I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.” 8 But sin, seizing an opportunity in the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness. 7 Do you not know, brothers and sisters a —for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law is binding on a person only during that person’s lifetime? New Revised Standard Version Update. By no means! 14 For we know that the law is spiritual; but I am of the flesh, sold into slavery under sin. Now if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells within me. 6 But now we are discharged from the law, dead to that which held us captive, so that we are slaves not under the old written code but in the new life of the Spirit. 16 Now if I do what I do not want, I agree that the law is good. That the law is sin? Cancel. All rights reserved. Did what is good, then, bring death to me? So then, with my mind I am a slave to the law of God, but with my flesh I am a slave to the law of sin. Bible Language English. 4 In the same way, my friends,[b] you have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead in order that we may bear fruit for God. For we know that the law is spiritual; but I am of the flesh, sold into slavery under sin. I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.”. 16 Now if I do what I do not want, I agree that the law is good. 14 For we know that the law is spiritual; but I am of the flesh, sold into slavery under sin. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Romans 7. 18 For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. Apart from the law sin lies dead. Cancel {{#items}} {{human}} {{/items}} ← Chapter. I do not understand my own actions. Now if I do what I do not want, I agree that the law is good. 7 Do you not know, brothers and sisters[a]—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law is binding on a person only during that person’s lifetime? 20 Now if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells within me. By no means! —for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law is binding on a person only during that person's lifetime? New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1989 Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. Romans 7:1–25 An Analogy from Marriage. I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin revived. But in fact it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells within me. Yet, if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin. It was sin, working death in me through what is good, in order that sin might be shown to be sin, and through the commandment might become sinful beyond measure. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. So the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and just and good. Who will rescue me from this body of death? and I died, and the very commandment that promised life proved to be death to me. It was sin, working death in me through what is good, in order that sin might be shown to be sin, and through the commandment might become sinful beyond measure. 15 I do not understand my own actions. By no means! Apart from the law sin lies dead. Used by permission. Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! 25 Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! Who will rescue me from this body of death? 13 Did what is good, then, bring death to me? Romans 7:15-25 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 15 I do not understand my own actions. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law, and if she marries another man, she is not an adulteress. 7. 19 For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I do. I can will what is right, but I cannot do it. 9 I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin revived 10 and I died, and the very commandment that promised life proved to be death to me. 24 Wretched man that I am! Learn More About New Revised Standard Version. For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I do. All rights reserved. 9 I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin revived 10 and I died, and the very commandment that promised life proved to be death to me… 12 So the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and just and good. I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.” 8 But sin, seizing an opportunity in the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law, and if she marries another man, she is not an adulteress. By no means! New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), NRSV XL-Print Bible--bonded leather, brown, NRSV Catholic Bible, Journal Edition, Comfort Print, Cloth over Board, Blue, NRSV Go-Anywhere Compact Thinline Bible with Apocrypha bonded leather, navy blue, NRSV Catholic Bible, Gift Edition, Comfort Print, Leathersoft, Teal, NRSV Catholic Bible, Journal Edition, Comfort Print, Cloth over Board, Gray, NRSV, Thinline Bible, Bonded Leather, Burgundy, Comfort Print. 17 But in fact it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells within me. For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. 5 While we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death. But now we are discharged from the law, dead to that which held us captive, so that we are slaves not under the old written code but in the new life of the Spirit. The Inner Conflict. An Analogy from Marriage.