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Romans 7:7 LEB

Knowledge of Sin Comes through the Law

7 What then shall we say? [Is] the law sin? May it never be! But I would not have known sin except through the law, for I would not have known covetousness if the law had not said, "Do not covet."

References for Romans 7:7

    • d 7:7 - A quotation from Exod 20:17; Deut 5:21

      Study tools for Romans 7:7

      • a 7:3 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("is living") which is understood as temporal
      • b 7:3 - *Here "[if]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("belongs") which is understood as conditional
      • c 7:6 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("have died") which is understood as causal
      • d 7:7 - A quotation from Exod 20:17; Deut 5:21
      • e 7:9 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("came") which is understood as temporal
      • f 7:14 - Literally "sold under sin"
      • g 7:21 - Or "in me"
      • h 7:25 - Some manuscripts have "But thanks [be]"