New International Version
So then, the law is holy, and the commandment is holy, righteous and good.
King James Bible
Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.
Darby Bible Translation
So that the law indeed [is] holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.
World English Bible
Therefore the law indeed is holy, and the commandment holy, and righteous, and good.
Young's Literal Translation
so that the law, indeed, is holy, and the command holy, and righteous, and good.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wherefore the law is holy - As if he had said, to soothe his countrymen, to whom he had been showing the absolute insufficiency of the law either to justify or save from sin: I do not intimate that there is any thing improper or imperfect in the law as a rule of life: it prescribes what is holy, just, and good; for it comes from a holy, just, and good God. The Law, which is to regulate the whole of the outward conduct, is holy; and the Commandment, Thou shalt not covet, which is to regulate the heart, is not less so. All is excellent and pure; but it neither pardons sin nor purifies the heart; and it is because it is holy, just, and good, that it condemns transgressors to death.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Westminster Abbey, First Sunday in Advent, 1873. Romans vii. 22-25. "I delight in the law of God after the inward man: but I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members. O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death? I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord." This is the first Sunday in Advent. To-day we have prayed that God would give us grace to put away the works …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
Sin is Spiritual Slavery
Carey's Last Days
His Freedom from Sin.
And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good.
1 Timothy 1:8
We know that the law is good if one uses it properly.
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