Romans 7:22
Parallel Verses
New International Version
For in my inner being I delight in God's law;

New Living Translation
I love God's law with all my heart.

English Standard Version
For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being,

Berean Study Bible
For in my inner being I delight in God's Law.

Berean Literal Bible
For I delight in the Law of God according to the inward man;

New American Standard Bible
For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,

King James Bible
For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For in my inner self I joyfully agree with God's law.

International Standard Version
For I delight in the Law of God in my inner being,

NET Bible
For I delight in the law of God in my inner being.

New Heart English Bible
For I delight in God's law after the inward man,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For I rejoice in the law of God in the inner person.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I take pleasure in God's standards in my inner being.

New American Standard 1977
For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,

Jubilee Bible 2000
For I delight with the law of God with the inward man,

King James 2000 Bible
For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

American King James Version
For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

American Standard Version
For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I am delighted with the law of God, according to the inward man:

Darby Bible Translation
For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man:

English Revised Version
For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

Webster's Bible Translation
For I delight in the law of God, after the inward man:

Weymouth New Testament
For in my inmost self all my sympathy is with the Law of God;

World English Bible
For I delight in God's law after the inward man,

Young's Literal Translation
for I delight in the law of God according to the inward man,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:18-22 The more pure and holy the heart is, it will have the more quick feeling as to the sin that remains in it. The believer sees more of the beauty of holiness and the excellence of the law. His earnest desires to obey, increase as he grows in grace. But the whole good on which his will is fully bent, he does not do; sin ever springing up in him, through remaining corruption, he often does evil, though against the fixed determination of his will. The motions of sin within grieved the apostle. If by the striving of the flesh against the Spirit, was meant that he could not do or perform as the Spirit suggested, so also, by the effectual opposition of the Spirit, he could not do what the flesh prompted him to do. How different this case from that of those who make themselves easy with regard to the inward motions of the flesh prompting them to evil; who, against the light and warning of conscience, go on, even in outward practice, to do evil, and thus, with forethought, go on in the road to perdition! For as the believer is under grace, and his will is for the way of holiness, he sincerely delights in the law of God, and in the holiness which it demands, according to his inward man; that new man in him, which after God is created in true holiness.
Study Bible
Struggling with Sin
21So this is the principle I have discovered: When I want to do good, evil is right there with me. 22For in my inner being I delight in God’s Law. 23But I see another law at work in my body, warring against the law of my mind and holding me captive to the law of sin that dwells within me.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 4:16
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, yet our inner self is being renewed day by day.

Ephesians 3:16
I pray that out of the riches of His glory, He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being,

1 Peter 3:4
but from the inner disposition of your heart, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in God's sight.
Treasury of Scripture

For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

I delight.

Romans 8:7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject …

Job 23:12 Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have …

Psalm 1:2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law does he …

Psalm 19:8-10 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment …

Psalm 40:8 I delight to do your will, O my God: yes, your law is within my heart.

Psalm 119:16,24,35,47,48,72,92 I will delight myself in your statutes: I will not forget your word…

Psalm 119:97-104,111,113,127,167,174 O how I love your law! it is my meditation all the day…

Isaiah 51:7 Listen to me, you that know righteousness, the people in whose heart …

John 4:34 Jesus said to them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, …

Hebrews 8:10 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel …

inward.

Romans 2:29 But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that …

2 Corinthians 4:16 For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, …

Ephesians 3:16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to …

Colossians 3:9 Lie not one to another, seeing that you have put off the old man …

1 Peter 3:4 But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, …

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