Romans 8:2-6 NIV

2 because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set youa free from the law of sin and death.

References for Romans 8:2

    • € 8:2 - The Greek is singular; some manuscripts "me"
      3 For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened by the flesh,b God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh to be a sin offering.c And so he condemned sin in the flesh,

      References for Romans 8:3

        •  8:3 - 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; also in verses 4-13.
        • ‚ 8:3 - Or "flesh, for sin"
          4 in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

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          5 Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.

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          6 The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.

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