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Romans 7:1 NIV

Released From the Law, Bound to Christ

1 Do you not know, brothers and sisters—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law has authority over someone only as long as that person lives?

References for Romans 7:1

Study tools for Romans 7:1

  • a 7:5 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit.
  • b 7:7 - Exodus 20:17; Deut. 5:21
  • c 7:18 - Or "my flesh"
  • d 7:25 - Or "in the flesh"