Romans 7:9 NIV

9 Once I was alive apart from the law; but when the commandment came, sin sprang to life and I died.

Study tools for Romans 7:9

  • 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"