New Living Translation
For when I tried to keep the law, it condemned me. So I died to the law--I stopped trying to meet all its requirements--so that I might live for God.
King James Bible
For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God.
Darby Bible Translation
For I, through law, have died to law, that I may live to God.
World English Bible
For I, through the law, died to the law, that I might live to God.
Young's Literal Translation
for I through law, did die, that to God I may live;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:19 For I through the law - Applied by the Spirit to my heart, and deeply convincing me of my utter sinfulness and helplessness. Am dead to the law - To all hope of justification from it. That I may live to God - Not continue in sin. For this very end am I, in this sense, freed from the law, that I may be freed from sin.
LibraryNor have I Undertaken that in the Present Discourse...
25. Nor have I undertaken that in the present discourse, as it more pertains to thee, who hast laid open the hiding-places of the Priscillianists, so far as relates to their false and perverse dogmas; that they may not seem to have been in such sort investigated as if they were meet to be taught, not to be argued against. Make it therefore more thy work that they be beaten down and laid low, as thou hast made it, that they should be betrayed and laid open; lest while we wish to get at the discovery …
St. Augustine—Against Lying
Or are we Indeed to Believe that it is for any Other Reason...
Thus the Spirit of Man, Cleaving unto the Spirit of God...
So Great Blindness, Moreover, Hath Occupied Men's Minds...
Of course not! Since we have died to sin, how can we continue to live in it?
So you also should consider yourselves to be dead to the power of sin and alive to God through Christ Jesus.
So, my dear brothers and sisters, this is the point: You died to the power of the law when you died with Christ. And now you are united with the one who was raised from the dead. As a result, we can produce a harvest of good deeds for God.
1 Corinthians 9:20
When I was with the Jews, I lived like a Jew to bring the Jews to Christ. When I was with those who follow the Jewish law, I too lived under that law. Even though I am not subject to the law, I did this so I could bring to Christ those who are under the law.
As for me, may I never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because of that cross, my interest in this world has been crucified, and the world's interest in me has also died.
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