New American Standard Bible
so that the requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
King James Bible
That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Darby Bible Translation
in order that the righteous requirement of the law should be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to flesh but according to Spirit.
World English Bible
that the ordinance of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Young's Literal Translation
that the righteousness of the law may be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
That the righteousness of the law - That we might be conformed to the Law, or be obedient to its requirements, and no longer under the influence of the flesh and its corrupt desires.
Might be fulfilled - That we might be obedient, or comply with its demands.
Who walk - Note, Romans 8:1.
LibraryAugust 6. "As Many as are Led by the Spirit of God they are the Sons of God" (Rom. viii. 14).
"As many as are led by the Spirit of God they are the sons of God" (Rom. viii. 14). The blessed Holy Spirit is our Guide, our Leader, and our Resting-place. There are times when He presses us forward into prayer, into service, into suffering, into new experiences, new duties, new claims of faith, and hope, and love, but there are times when He arrests us in our activity, and rests us under His overshadowing wing, and quiets us in the secret place of the Most High, teaching us some new lessons, breathing …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
September 27. "The Glorious Liberty of the Children of God" (Rom. viii. 21).
The Intercession of Christ
They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.
So if the uncircumcised man keeps the requirements of the Law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded as circumcision?
Do we then nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.
2 Corinthians 10:2
I ask that when I am present I need not be bold with the confidence with which I propose to be courageous against some, who regard us as if we walked according to the flesh.
2 Corinthians 10:3
For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh,
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit.
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