Romans 7:20
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
But if I do what I don't want to do, I am not really the one doing wrong; it is sin living in me that does it.

King James Bible
Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.

Darby Bible Translation
But if what I do not will, this I practise, it is no longer I that do it, but the sin that dwells in me.

World English Bible
But if what I don't desire, that I do, it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwells in me.

Young's Literal Translation
And if what I do not will, this I do, it is no longer I that work it, but the sin that is dwelling in me.

Romans 7:20 Parallel
Commentary
Romans 7:20 Parallel Commentaries
Library
Thou Shalt not Commit Adultery.
In this Commandment too a good work is commanded, which includes much and drives away much vice; it is called purity, or chastity, of which much is written and preached, and it is well known to every one, only that it is not as carefully observed and practised as other works which are not commanded. So ready are we to do what is not commanded and to leave undone what is commanded. We see that the world is full of shameful works of unchastity, indecent words, tales and ditties, temptation to which
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works

"O Wretched Man that I Am!"
"O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death? I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord" (Romans 7:24, 25). You know the wonderful place that this text has in the wonderful epistle to the Romans. It stands here at the end of the seventh chapter as the gateway into the eighth. In the first sixteen verses of the eighth chapter the name of the Holy Spirit is found sixteen times; you have there the description and promise of the life that a child of God can live in the
Andrew Murray—Absolute Surrender

How Christ is to be Made Use of as Our Life, in Case of Heartlessness and Fainting through Discouragements.
There is another evil and distemper which believers are subject to, and that is a case of fainting through manifold discouragements, which make them so heartless that they can do nothing; yea, and to sit up, as if they were dead. The question then is, how such a soul shall make use of Christ as in the end it may be freed from that fit of fainting, and win over those discouragements: for satisfaction to which we shall, 1. Name some of those discouragements which occasion this. 2. Show what Christ
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Of the Corruption of Nature and the Efficacy of Divine Grace
O Lord my God, who hast created me after thine own image and similitude, grant me this grace, which Thou hast shown to be so great and so necessary for salvation, that I may conquer my wicked nature, which draweth me to sin and to perdition. For I feel in my flesh the law of sin, contradicting the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the obedience of sensuality in many things; nor can I resist its passions, unless Thy most holy grace assist me, fervently poured into my heart. 2. There
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Cross References
Matthew 5:19
So if you ignore the least commandment and teach others to do the same, you will be called the least in the Kingdom of Heaven. But anyone who obeys God's laws and teaches them will be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven.

Romans 7:17
So I am not the one doing wrong; it is sin living in me that does it.

Jump to Previous
Desire Dwelleth Dwelling Dwells Home Longer Mind Practise Sin Want Within Work
Jump to Next
Desire Dwelleth Dwelling Dwells Home Longer Mind Practise Sin Want Within Work
Links
Romans 7:20 NIV
Romans 7:20 NLT
Romans 7:20 ESV
Romans 7:20 NASB
Romans 7:20 KJV

Romans 7:20 Bible Apps
Romans 7:20 Biblia Paralela
Romans 7:20 Chinese Bible
Romans 7:20 French Bible
Romans 7:20 German Bible

Romans 7:20 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Romans 7:19
Top of Page
Top of Page