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Romans 7 KJV

1 Know ye not, brethren,* (for I speak to them that know the law,) how that the law hath dominion over a man as long as* he liveth?
2 For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.
3 So then* if, while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.
4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.
5 For when we were in the flesh, the motionsa of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

References for Romans 7:5

    • x 7:5 - motions: Gr. passions
      6 But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.
      7 What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid*. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust,b except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.

      References for Romans 7:7

        • y 7:7 - lust: or, concupiscence
          10 And the commandment, which was ordained to life, I found* to be unto death.
          13 Was then that which is good made death unto me? God forbid*. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good; that sin by the commandment might become exceeding* sinful.
          15 For that which I do I allowc not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.

          References for Romans 7:15

            • z 7:15 - allow: Gr. know
              16 If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.
              17 Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
              18 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
              19 For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.
              20 Now if I do that I would not, it is no more* I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
              21 I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.
              22 For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:
              24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the bodyd of this death?

              References for Romans 7:24

                • { 7:24 - the body...: or, this body of death
                  25 I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve* the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.

                  Study tools for Romans 7

                  • a 7:5 - motions: Gr. passions
                  • b 7:7 - lust: or, concupiscence
                  • c 7:15 - allow: Gr. know
                  • d 7:24 - the body...: or, this body of death