Or do you not know, brethren (for I am speaking to those who know the law ), that the law has jurisdiction over a person as long as he lives?
^h PRT ajgnoei'te, V-PAI-2P ajdelfoiv, N-VPM ginwvskousin V-PAP-DPM ga;r CONJ novmon N-ASM lalw', V-PAI-1S o&ti CONJ oJ T-NSM novmo? N-NSM kurieuvei V-PAI-3S tou' T-GSM ajnqrwvpou N-GSM ejfj PREP o&son K-ASM crovnon N-ASM zh'/; V-PAI-3S
For the married woman is bound by law to her husband while he is living; but if her husband dies, she is released from the law concerning the husband.
hJ T-NSF ga;r CONJ u&pandro? A-NSF gunh; N-NSF tw'/ T-DSM zw'nti V-PAP-DSM ajndri; N-DSM devdetai V-RPI-3S novmw/: N-DSM eja;n COND de; CONJ ajpoqavnh/ V-2AAS-3S oJ T-NSM ajnhvr, N-NSM kathvrghtai V-RPI-3S ajpo; PREP tou' T-GSM novmou N-GSM tou' T-GSM ajndrov?. N-GSM
So then, if while her husband is living she is joined to another man, she shall be called an adulteress; but if her husband dies, she is free from the law, so that she is not an adulteress though she is joined to another man.
a~ra PRT ou\n CONJ zw'nto? V-PAP-GSM tou' T-GSM ajndro;? N-GSM moicali;? N-NSF crhmativsei V-FAI-3S eja;n COND gevnhtai V-2ADS-3S ajndri; N-DSM eJtevrw/: A-DSM eja;n COND de; CONJ ajpoqavnh/ V-2AAS-3S oJ T-NSM ajnhvr, N-NSM ejleuqevra A-NSF ejsti;n V-PXI-3S ajpo; PREP tou' T-GSM novmou, N-GSM tou' T-GSM mh; PRT ei\nai V-PXN aujth;n P-ASF moicalivda N-ASF genomevnhn V-2ADP-ASF ajndri; N-DSM eJtevrw/. A-DSM
Therefore, my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God.
w&ste, CONJ ajdelfoiv N-VPM mou, P-1GS kai; CONJ uJmei'? P-2NP ejqanatwvqhte V-API-2P tw'/ T-DSM novmw/ N-DSM dia; PREP tou' T-GSM swvmato? N-GSN tou' T-GSM Xristou', N-GSM eij? PREP to; T-ASN genevsqai V-2ADN uJma'? P-2AP eJtevrw/, A-DSM tw'/ T-DSM ejk PREP nekrw'n A-GPM ejgerqevnti, V-APP-DSM i&na CONJ karpoforhvswmen V-AAS-1P tw'/ T-DSM qew'/. N-DSM
For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.
o&te ADV ga;r CONJ h\men V-IXI-1P ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF sarkiv, N-DSF ta; T-NPN paqhvmata N-NPN tw'n T-GPF aJmartiw'n N-GPF ta; T-NPN dia; PREP tou' T-GSM novmou N-GSM ejnhrgei'to V-IMI-3S ejn PREP toi'? T-DPN mevlesin N-DPN hJmw'n P-1GP eij? PREP to; T-ASN karpoforh'sai V-AAN tw'/ T-DSM qanavtw/: N-DSM
But now we have been released from the Law, having died to that by which we were bound, so that we serve in newness of the Spirit and not in oldness of the letter.
nuni; ADV de; CONJ kathrghvqhmen V-API-1P ajpo; PREP tou' T-GSM novmou, N-GSM ajpoqanovnte? V-2AAP-NPM ejn PREP wJ'/ R-DSM kateicovmeqa, V-IPI-1P w&ste CONJ douleuvein V-PAN hJma'? P-1AP ejn PREP kainovthti N-DSF pneuvmato? N-GSN kai; CONJ ouj PRT palaiovthti N-DSF gravmmato?. N-GSN
What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."
Tiv I-ASN ou\n CONJ ejrou'men; V-FAI-1P oJ T-NSM novmo? N-NSM aJmartiva; N-NSF mh; PRT gevnoito: V-2ADO-3S ajlla; CONJ th;n T-ASF aJmartivan N-ASF oujk PRT e~gnwn V-2AAI-1S eij COND mh; PRT dia; PREP novmou, N-GSM thvn T-ASF te PRT ga;r CONJ ejpiqumivan N-ASF oujk PRT h~/dein V-LAI-1S eij COND mh; PRT oJ T-NSM novmo? N-NSM e~legen, V-IAI-3S Oujk PRT ejpiqumhvsei?. V-FAI-2S
But sin, taking opportunity through the commandment, produced in me coveting of every kind; for apart from the Law sin is dead.
ajformh;n N-ASF de; CONJ labou'sa V-2AAP-NSF hJ T-NSF aJmartiva N-NSF dia; PREP th'? T-GSF ejntolh'? N-GSF kateirgavsato V-ADI-3S ejn PREP ejmoi; P-1DS pa'san A-ASF ejpiqumivan: N-ASF cwri;? ADV ga;r CONJ novmou N-GSM aJmartiva N-NSF nekrav. A-NSF
I was once alive apart from the Law; but when the commandment came, sin became alive and I died;
ejgw; P-1NS de; CONJ e~zwn V-IAI-1S cwri;? ADV novmou N-GSM potev: PRT ejlqouvsh? V-2AAP-GSF de; CONJ th'? T-GSF ejntolh'? N-GSF hJ T-NSF aJmartiva N-NSF ajnevzhsen, V-AAI-3S
and this commandment, which was to result in life, proved to result in death for me;
ejgw; P-1NS de; CONJ ajpevqanon, V-2AAI-1S kai; CONJ euJrevqh V-API-3S moi P-1DS hJ T-NSF ejntolh; N-NSF hJ T-NSF eij? PREP zwh;n N-ASF au&th D-NSF eij? PREP qavnaton: N-ASM
for sin, taking an opportunity through the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me.
hJ T-NSF ga;r CONJ aJmartiva N-NSF ajformh;n N-ASF labou'sa V-2AAP-NSF dia; PREP th'? T-GSF ejntolh'? N-GSF ejxhpavthsevn me P-1AS kai; CONJ dij PREP aujth'? P-GSF ajpevkteinen. V-AAI-3S
So then, the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good.
w&ste CONJ oJ T-NSM me;n PRT novmo? N-NSM a&gio?, A-NSM kai; CONJ hJ T-NSF ejntolh; N-NSF aJgiva A-NSF kai; CONJ dikaiva A-NSF kai; CONJ ajgaqhv. A-NSF
Therefore did that which is good become a cause of death for me? May it never be! Rather it was sin, in order that it might be shown to be sin by effecting my death through that which is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.
To; T-NSN ou\n CONJ ajgaqo;n A-NSN ejmoi; P-1DS ejgevneto V-2ADI-3S qavnato?; N-NSM mh; PRT gevnoito: V-2ADO-3S ajlla; CONJ hJ T-NSF aJmartiva, N-NSF i&na CONJ fanh'/ V-2APS-3S aJmartiva, N-NSF dia; PREP tou' T-GSN ajgaqou' A-GSN moi P-1DS katergazomevnh V-PNP-NSF qavnaton: N-ASM i&na CONJ gevnhtai V-2ADS-3S kaqj PREP uJperbolh;n N-ASF aJmartwlo;? A-NSF hJ T-NSF aJmartiva N-NSF dia; PREP th'? T-GSF ejntolh'?. N-GSF
For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin.
oi~damen V-RAI-1P ga;r CONJ o&ti CONJ oJ T-NSM novmo? N-NSM pneumatikov? A-NSM ejstin: V-PXI-3S ejgw; P-1NS de; CONJ savrkinov? A-NSM eijmi, V-PXI-1S pepramevno? V-RPP-NSM uJpo; PREP th;n T-ASF aJmartivan. N-ASF
For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate.
oJ; R-ASN ga;r CONJ katergavzomai V-PNI-1S ouj PRT ginwvskw: V-PAI-1S ouj PRT ga;r CONJ oJ; R-ASN qevlw V-PAI-1S tou'to D-ASN pravssw, V-PAI-1S ajll# CONJ oJ; R-ASN misw' V-PAI-1S tou'to D-ASN poiw'. V-PAI-1S
But if I do the very thing I do not want to do, I agree with the Law, confessing that the Law is good.
eij COND de; CONJ oJ; R-ASN ouj PRT qevlw V-PAI-1S tou'to D-ASN poiw', V-PAI-1S suvmfhmi V-PXI-1S tw'/ T-DSM novmw/ N-DSM o&ti CONJ kalov?. A-NSM
So now, no longer am I the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me.
nuni; ADV de; CONJ oujkevti ADV ejgw; P-1NS katergavzomai V-PNI-1S aujto; P-ASN ajlla; CONJ hJ T-NSF oijkou'sa ejn PREP ejmoi; P-1DS aJmartiva. N-NSF
For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.
oi\da V-RAI-1S ga;r CONJ o&ti CONJ oujk PRT oijkei' V-PAI-3S ejn PREP ejmoiv, P-1DS tou'tj D-NSN e~stin V-PXI-3S ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF sarkiv N-DSF mou, P-1GS ajgaqovn: A-ASN to; T-ASN ga;r CONJ qevlein V-PAN paravkeitaiv V-PNI-3S moi, P-1DS to; T-ASN de; CONJ katergavzesqai V-PNN to; T-ASN kalo;n A-ASN ou~: PRT
For the good that I want, I do not do, but I practice the very evil that I do not want.
ouj PRT ga;r CONJ oJ; R-ASN qevlw V-PAI-1S poiw' V-PAI-1S ajgaqovn, A-ASN ajlla; CONJ oJ; R-ASN ouj PRT qevlw V-PAI-1S kako;n A-ASN tou'to D-ASN pravssw. V-PAI-1S
But if I am doing the very thing I do not want, I am no longer the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me.
eij COND de; CONJ oJ; R-ASN ouj PRT qevlw V-PAI-1S ?ejgw;? P-1NS tou'to D-ASN poiw', V-PAI-1S oujkevti ADV ejgw; P-1NS katergavzomai V-PNI-1S aujto; P-ASN ajlla; CONJ hJ T-NSF oijkou'sa V-PAP-NSF ejn PREP ejmoi; P-1DS aJmartiva. N-NSF
I find then the principle that evil is present in me, the one who wants to do good.
EuJrivskw V-PAI-1S a~ra PRT to;n T-ASM novmon N-ASM tw'/ T-DSM qevlonti V-PAP-DSM ejmoi; P-1DS poiei'n V-PAN to; T-NSN kalo;n A-ASN o&ti CONJ ejmoi; P-1DS to; T-NSN kako;n A-NSN paravkeitai: V-PNI-3S
For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,
sunhvdomai V-PNI-1S ga;r CONJ tw'/ T-DSM novmw/ N-DSM tou' T-GSM qeou' N-GSM kata; PREP to;n T-ASM e~sw ADV a~nqrwpon, N-ASM
but I see a different law in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin which is in my members.
blevpw V-PAI-1S de; CONJ e&teron A-ASM novmon N-ASM ejn PREP toi'? T-DPN mevlesivn N-DPN mou P-1GS ajntistrateuovmenon V-PNP-ASM tw'/ T-DSM novmw/ N-DSM tou' T-GSM noov? N-GSM mou P-1GS kai; CONJ aijcmalwtivzontav V-PAP-ASM me P-1AS ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSM novmw/ N-DSM th'? T-GSF aJmartiva? N-GSF tw'/ T-DSM o~nti V-PXP-DSM ejn PREP toi'? T-DPN mevlesivn N-DPN mou. P-1GS
Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death?
talaivpwro? A-NSM ejgw; P-1NS a~nqrwpo?: N-NSM tiv? I-NSM me P-1AS rJuvsetai V-FDI-3S ejk PREP tou' T-GSM swvmato? N-GSN tou' T-GSM qanavtou N-GSM touvtou; D-GSM
Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.
cavri? N-NSF de; CONJ tw'/ T-DSM qew'/ N-DSM dia; PREP #Ihsou' N-GSM Xristou' N-GSM tou' T-GSM kurivou N-GSM hJmw'n. P-1GP a~ra PRT ou\n CONJ aujto;? P-NSM ejgw; P-1NS tw'/ T-DSM me;n PRT noi;> N-DSM douleuvw V-PAI-1S novmw/ N-DSM qeou', N-GSM th'/ T-DSF de; CONJ sarki; N-DSF novmw/ N-DSM aJmartiva?. N-GSF
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