|New International Version (© 2011)|
I found that the very commandment that was intended to bring life actually brought death.
King James Bible
And the commandment, which was ordained to life, I found to be unto death.
American Standard Version
and the commandment, which was unto life, this I found to be unto death:
Young's Literal Translation
and the command that is for life, this was found by me for death;
Romans 7:10 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the commandment - Meaning the law in general, which was ordained to life; the rule of righteousness teaching those statutes which if a man do he shall live in them, Leviticus 18:5, I found, by transgressing it, to be unto death; for it only presented the duty and laid down the penalty, without affording any strength to resist sin or subdue evil propensities.
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Romans 10:5 For Moses describes the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which does those things shall live by them.
Leviticus 18:5 You shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.
Ezekiel 20:11,13,21 And I gave them my statutes, and showed them my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them...
Luke 10:27-29 And he answering said, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength...
2 Corinthians 3:7 But if the ministration of death, written and engraved in stones, was glorious...
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Leviticus 18:5 Keep my decrees and laws, for the person who obeys them will live by them. I am the LORD.
Luke 10:28 "You have answered correctly," Jesus replied. "Do this and you will live."
Romans 4:15 because the law brings wrath. And where there is no law there is no transgression.
Romans 7:9 Once I was alive apart from the law; but when the commandment came, sin sprang to life and I died.
Romans 10:5 Moses writes this about the righteousness that is by the law: "The person who does these things will live by them."
Galatians 3:12 The law is not based on faith; on the contrary, it says, "The person who does these things will live by them."