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Romans 7:8 DBY

8 but sin, getting a point of attack by the commandment, wrought in me every lust; for without law sin [was] dead.

Study tools for Romans 7:8

  • a 7:1 - Or 'the law.'
  • b 7:1 - As 'have dominion,' ch. 6.9,14.
  • c 7:6 - See Note, Gal. 5.4.
  • d 7:6 - i.e. serve as bondmen.
  • e 7:7 - Or 'the, law [is] sin.'
  • f 7:7 - Ex. 20.17.
  • g 7:11 - A strong form of the word, 'to deceive wholly:' see ch. 16.18 and 1Tim. 2.14.
  • h 7:13 - Or 'working out.'
  • i 7:14 - Oida: as ch. 6.16.
  • j 7:14 - I have put 'I' in italic when the personal pronoun ego is emphatically introduced in Greek and the emphasis is not otherwise apparent.
  • k 7:14 - Sarkinos: see Note, 1Cor. 3.1.
  • l 7:15 - 'Work out to a result:' same word as 'wrought' in ver. 8 and 'working' in ver. 13.
  • m 7:18 - Oida: as ch. 6.16.
  • n 7:20 - See Note, ver. 15.
  • o 7:25 - i.e. serve as bondman.