Romans 8:7
Good News Translation
And so people become enemies of God when they are controlled by their human nature; for they do not obey God's law, and in fact they cannot obey it.

Contemporary English Version
Our desires fight against God, because they do not and cannot obey God's laws.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because the wisdom of the flesh is an enemy to God. For it is not subject to the law of God: neither can it be.

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Because the wisdom of the flesh is an enemy to God. For it is not subject to the law of God: neither can it be.

the carnal mind.

Romans 1:28,30 And as they liked not to have God in their knowledge, God delivered them up to a reprobate sense, to do those things which are not convenient. . . .

Romans 5:10 For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son: much more, being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

Exodus 20:5 Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me:

2 Chronicles 19:2 And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer met him, and said to him: Thou helpest the ungodly, and thou art joined in friendship with them that hate the Lord, and therefore thou didst deserve indeed the wrath of the Lord:

Psalm 53:1 Unto the end, for Maeleth, understandings to David. The fool said in his heart: There is no God. [2] They are corrupted, and become abominable in iniquities: there is none that doth good.

John 7:7 The world cannot hate you: but me it hateth, because I give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil,

John 15:23,24 He that hateth me hateth my Father also. . . .

Ephesians 4:18,19 Having their understanding darkened: being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their hearts. . . .

Colossians 1:21 And you, whereas you were some time alienated and enemies in mind in evil works:

2 Timothy 3:4 Traitors, stubborn, puffed up, and lovers of pleasure more than of God:

James 4:4 Adulterers, know you not that the friendship of this world is the enemy of God? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of this world becometh an enemy of God.

1 John 2:15,16 Love not the world, nor the things which are in the world. If any man love the world, the charity of the Father is not in him. . . .

for it.

Romans 8:4 That the justification of the law might be fulfilled in us who walk not according to the flesh, but according to the spirit.

Romans 3:31 Do we then, destroy the law through faith? God forbid! But we establish the law.

Romans 7:7-14,22 What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? God forbid! But I do not know sin, but by the law. For I had not known concupiscence, if the law did not say: Thou shalt not covet. . . .

Matthew 5:19 He therefore that shall break one of these least commandments, and shall so teach men shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven. But he that shall do and teach, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

1 Corinthians 9:21 To them that are under the law, as if I were under the law, (whereas myself was not under the law,) that I might gain them that were under the law. To them that were without the law, as if I were without the law, (whereas I was not without the law of God, but was in the law of Christ,) that I might gain them that were without the law.

Galatians 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit is, charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity, . . .

Hebrews 8:10 For this is the testament which I will make to the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord: I will give my laws into their mind: and in their heart will I write them. And I will be their God: and they shall be my people.

neither.

Jeremiah 13:23 If the Ethiopian can change his skin, or the leopard his spots: you also may do well, when you have learned evil.

Matthew 12:34 O generation of vipers, how can you speak good things, whereas you are evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

1 Corinthians 2:14 But the sensual man perceiveth not these things that are of the Spirit of God. For it is foolishness to him: and he cannot understand, because it is spiritually examined.

2 Peter 2:14 Having eyes full of adultery and of sin that ceaseth not: alluring unstable souls: having their heart exercised with covetousness: children of malediction.

Context
Living in the Spirit
6For the wisdom of the flesh is death: but the wisdom of the spirit is life and peace. 7Because the wisdom of the flesh is an enemy to God. For it is not subject to the law of God: neither can it be. 8And they who are in the flesh cannot please God.…
Cross References
Colossians 2:18
Let no man seduce you, willing in humility and religion of angels, walking in the things which he hath not seen, in vain puffed up by the sense of his flesh:

James 4:4
Adulterers, know you not that the friendship of this world is the enemy of God? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of this world becometh an enemy of God.

Additional Translations
because the mind of the flesh is hostile to God: It does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so.

because the mind of the flesh is hostility toward God; for it is not subject to the Law of God, for not even can it be.

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can it be:

Because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God; for neither indeed can it be:

because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can it be:

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

Abandonment to earthly things is a state of enmity to God. Such a mind does not submit to God's Law, and indeed cannot do so.

because the mind of the flesh is hostile towards God; for it is not subject to God's law, neither indeed can it be.

because the mind of the flesh is enmity to God, for to the law of God it doth not subject itself,
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