New International Version
As it is, it is no longer I myself who do it, but it is sin living in me.
King James Bible
Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
Darby Bible Translation
Now then [it is] no longer *I* [that] do it, but the sin that dwells in me.
World English Bible
So now it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwells in me.
Young's Literal Translation
and now it is no longer I that work it, but the sin dwelling in me,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Now then it is no more I-- It is not that I which constitutes reason and conscience, but sin-corrupt and sensual inclinations, that dwelleth in me - that has the entire domination over my reason, darkening my understanding, and perverting my judgment; for which there is condemnation in the law, but no cure. So we find here that there is a principle in the unregenerate man stronger than reason itself; a principle which is, properly speaking, not of the essence of the soul, but acts in it, as its lord, or as a tyrant. This is inbred and indwelling sin - the seed of the serpent; by which the whole soul is darkened, confused, perverted, and excited to rebellion against God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
it is no more.
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.
Now if I do what I do not want to do, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it.
For I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out.
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