Romans 7:16

16 And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good.

Read Romans 7:16 Using Other Translations

If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.
Now if I do what I do not want, I agree with the law, that it is good.
But if I know that what I am doing is wrong, this shows that I agree that the law is good.

What does Romans 7:16 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Romans 7:16

If then I do that which I would not
This is a corollary, or an inference from what he had related of his own experience; that since what he did, though it was contrary to the law of God, yet was what he did not will nor allow of, but hated, it must be a clear point, that he

consented to the law, that it was good;
lovely and amiable; that it forbad those things which were hateful, and commanded those things which were desirable to a good man; and so is acknowledged to be a very beautiful rule of obedience, walk, and conversation.

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