Romans 7:14
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English Standard Version
For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of the flesh, sold under sin.

King James Bible
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.

American Standard Version
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For we know that the law is spiritual; but I am carnal, sold under sin.

English Revised Version
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.

Webster's Bible Translation
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.

Weymouth New Testament
For we know that the Law is a spiritual thing; but I am unspiritual--the slave, bought and sold, of sin.

Romans 7:14 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

We know (οἴδαμεν)

Denoting something generally conceded.

Spiritual (πνευματικός)

The expression of the Holy Spirit.

Carnal (σάρκινος)

Lit., made of flesh. A very strong expression. "This unspiritual, material, phenomenal nature" so dominates the unrenewed man that he is described as consisting of flesh. Others read σαρκικός having the nature of flesh.

Sold under sin

As a slave. The preposition ὑπό under, with the accusative, implies direction; so as to be under the power of.

Romans 7:14 Parallel Commentaries

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the law.

Leviticus 19:18 You shall not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself...

Deuteronomy 6:5 And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might.

Psalm 51:6 Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part you shall make me to know wisdom.

Matthew 5:22,28 But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment...

Matthew 22:37-40 Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind...

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword...

but.

Romans 7:18,22,23 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing: for to will is present with me...

Job 42:6 Why I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

Psalm 119:25 My soul sticks to the dust: quicken you me according to your word.

Proverbs 30:2,5 Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man...

Isaiah 6:5 Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the middle of a people of unclean lips...

Isaiah 64:5,6 You meet him that rejoices and works righteousness, those that remember you in your ways: behold, you are wroth; for we have sinned...

Luke 5:8 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.

Luke 7:6 Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying to him, Lord...

Luke 18:11-14 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, that I am not as other men are, extortionists, unjust, adulterers...

Ephesians 3:8 To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given...

carnal.

Matthew 16:23 But he turned, and said to Peter, Get you behind me, Satan: you are an offense to me: for you mind not the things that be of God...

1 Corinthians 3:1-3 And I, brothers, could not speak to you as to spiritual, but as to carnal, even as to babes in Christ...

sold.

Romans 7:24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?

Genesis 37:27,36 Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmeelites, and let not our hand be on him; for he is our brother and our flesh...

Genesis 40:15 For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews: and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon...

Exodus 21:2-6 If you buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing...

Exodus 22:3 If the sun be risen on him, there shall be blood shed for him; for he should make full restitution; if he have nothing...

1 Kings 21:20,25 And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found you...

2 Kings 17:17 And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments...

Isaiah 50:1 Thus said the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, whom I have put away?...

Isaiah 52:3 For thus said the LORD, You have sold yourselves for nothing; and you shall be redeemed without money.

Amos 2:6 Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof...

Matthew 18:25 But for as much as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had...

Cross References
1 Kings 21:20
Ahab said to Elijah, "Have you found me, O my enemy?" He answered, "I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do what is evil in the sight of the LORD.

1 Kings 21:25
(There was none who sold himself to do what was evil in the sight of the LORD like Ahab, whom Jezebel his wife incited.

2 Kings 17:17
And they burned their sons and their daughters as offerings and used divination and omens and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking him to anger.

Romans 3:9
What then? Are we Jews any better off? No, not at all. For we have already charged that all, both Jews and Greeks, are under sin,

Romans 6:6
We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.

1 Corinthians 3:1
But I, brothers, could not address you as spiritual people, but as people of the flesh, as infants in Christ.

Galatians 4:3
In the same way we also, when we were children, were enslaved to the elementary principles of the world.

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