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Romans 7 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:1 - Or don't you know, brothers (for I speak to men who know the law), that the law has dominion over a man for as long as he lives?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:2 - For the woman that has a husband is bound by law to the husband while he lives, but if the husband dies, she is discharged from the law of the husband.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:3 - So then if, while the husband lives, she is joined to another man, she would be called an adulteress. But if the husband dies, she is free from the law, so that she is no adulteress, though she is joined to another man.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:4 - Therefore, my brothers, you also were made dead to the law through the body of Messiah, that you would be joined to another, to him who was raised from the dead, that we might bring forth fruit to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:5 - For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were through the law, worked in our members to bring forth fruit to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:6 - But now we have been discharged from the law, having died to that in which we were held; so that we serve in newness of the spirit, and not in oldness of the letter.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:7 - What shall we say then? Is the law sin? May it never be! However, I wouldn't have known sin, except through the law. For I wouldn't have known coveting, unless the law had said, "You shall not covet."
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:8 - But sin, finding occasion through the mitzvah, produced in me all kinds of coveting. For apart from the law, sin is dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:9 - I was alive apart from the law once, but when the mitzvah came, sin revived, and I died.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:10 - The mitzvah, which was for life, this I found to be for death;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:11 - for sin, finding occasion through the mitzvah, deceived me, and through it killed me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:12 - Therefore the law indeed is holy, and the mitzvah holy, and righteous, and good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:13 - Did then that which is good become death to me? May it never be! But sin, that it might be shown to be sin, by working death to me through that which is good; that through the mitzvah sin might become exceeding sinful.

The Conflict of Two Natures

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:14 - For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am fleshly, sold under sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:15 - For I don't know what I am doing. For I don't practice what I desire to do; but what I hate, that I do.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:16 - But if what I don't desire, that I do, I consent to the law that it is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:17 - So now it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwells in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:18 - For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwells no good thing. For desire is present with me, but I don't find it doing that which is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:19 - For the good which I desire, I don't do; but the evil which I don't desire, that I practice.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:20 - But if what I don't desire, that I do, it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwells in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:21 - I find then the law, that, to me, while I desire to do good, evil is present.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:22 - For I delight in God's law after the inward man,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:23 - but I see a different law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity under the law of sin which is in my members.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:24 - What a wretched man I am! Who will deliver me out of the body of this death?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:25 - I thank God through Yeshua the Messiah, our Lord! So then with the mind, I myself serve God's law, but with the flesh, the sin's law.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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