Romans 7:21

21 So I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me.

Read Romans 7:21 Using Other Translations

I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.
So I find it to be a law that when I want to do right, evil lies close at hand.
I have discovered this principle of life—that when I want to do what is right, I inevitably do what is wrong.