Romans 7:17
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New International Version
As it is, it is no longer I myself who do it, but it is sin living in me.

New Living Translation
So I am not the one doing wrong; it is sin living in me that does it.

English Standard Version
So now it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me.

Berean Study Bible
In that case, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it.

Berean Literal Bible
And in that case I am no longer doing it, but the sin dwelling in me.

New American Standard Bible
So now, no longer am I the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me.

King James Bible
Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So now I am no longer the one doing it, but it is sin living in me.

International Standard Version
As it is, I am no longer the one who is doing it, but it is the sin that is living in me.

NET Bible
But now it is no longer me doing it, but sin that lives in me.

New Heart English Bible
So now it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwells in me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But now it is not I who am committing this, but sin that dwells within me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So I am no longer the one who is doing the things I hate, but sin that lives in me is doing them.

New American Standard 1977
So now, no longer am I the one doing it, but sin which indwells me.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So that it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells in me.

King James 2000 Bible
Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwells in me.

American King James Version
Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwells in me.

American Standard Version
So now it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwelleth in me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.

Darby Bible Translation
Now then [it is] no longer I [that] do it, but the sin that dwells in me.

English Revised Version
So now it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwelleth in me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.

Weymouth New Testament
and now it is no longer I that do these things, but the sin which has its home within me does them.

World English Bible
So now it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwells in me.

Young's Literal Translation
and now it is no longer I that work it, but the sin dwelling in me,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:14-17 Compared with the holy rule of conduct in the law of God, the apostle found himself so very far short of perfection, that he seemed to be carnal; like a man who is sold against his will to a hated master, from whom he cannot set himself at liberty. A real Christian unwillingly serves this hated master, yet cannot shake off the galling chain, till his powerful and gracious Friend above, rescues him. The remaining evil of his heart is a real and humbling hinderance to his serving God as angels do and the spirits of just made perfect. This strong language was the result of St. Paul's great advance in holiness, and the depth of his self-abasement and hatred of sin. If we do not understand this language, it is because we are so far beneath him in holiness, knowledge of the spirituality of God's law, and the evil of our own hearts, and hatred of moral evil. And many believers have adopted the apostle's language, showing that it is suitable to their deep feelings of abhorrence of sin, and self-abasement. The apostle enlarges on the conflict he daily maintained with the remainder of his original depravity. He was frequently led into tempers, words, or actions, which he did not approve or allow in his renewed judgement and affections. By distinguishing his real self, his spiritual part, from the self, or flesh, in which sin dwelt, and by observing that the evil actions were done, not by him, but by sin dwelling in him, the apostle did not mean that men are not accountable for their sins, but he teaches the evil of their sins, by showing that they are all done against reason and conscience. Sin dwelling in a man, does not prove its ruling, or having dominion over him. If a man dwells in a city, or in a country, still he may not rule there.
Study Bible
Struggling with Sin
16And if I do what I do not desire, I admit that the Law is good. 17In that case, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it. 18I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh; for I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out.…
Cross References
Romans 7:20
And if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it.

Romans 7:18
I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh; for I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out.
Treasury of Scripture

Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwells in me.

it is no more.

Romans 7:20 Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin …

Romans 4:7,8 Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose …

2 Corinthians 8:12 For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to …

Philippians 3:8,9 Yes doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency …

sin.

Romans 7:18,20,23 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing: …

James 4:5,6 Do you think that the scripture said in vain, The spirit that dwells …

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