Romans 7:20
New International Version
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.

New Living Translation
But if I do what I don’t want to do, I am not really the one doing wrong; it is sin living in me that does it.

English Standard Version
Now if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me.

Berean Study Bible
And if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it.

Berean Literal Bible
Now if what I do not want, I do this, it is no longer I who do it, but sin dwelling in me.

King James Bible
Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.

New King James Version
Now if I do what I will not to do, it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells in me.

New American Standard Bible
But if I do the very thing I do not want, I am no longer the one doing it, but sin that dwells in me.

NASB 1995
But if I am doing the very thing I do not want, I am no longer the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me.

NASB 1977
But if I am doing the very thing I do not wish, I am no longer the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me.

Amplified Bible
But if I am doing the very thing I do not want to do, I am no longer the one doing it [that is, it is not me that acts], but the sin [nature] which lives in me.

Christian Standard Bible
Now if I do what I do not want, I am no longer the one that does it, but it is the sin that lives in me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now if I do what I do not want, I am no longer the one doing it, but it is the sin that lives in me.

American Standard Version
But if what I would not, that I do, it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwelleth in me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if I did the thing that I did not want, it was not I doing it, but sin that dwelt within me.

Contemporary English Version
And so, if I don't do what I know is right, I am no longer the one doing these evil things. The sin that lives in me is what does them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now if I do that which I will not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.

English Revised Version
But if what I would not, that I do, it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwelleth in me.

Good News Translation
If I do what I don't want to do, this means that I am no longer the one who does it; instead, it is the sin that lives in me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Now, when I do what I don't want to do, I am no longer the one who is doing it. Sin that lives in me is doing it.

International Standard Version
But if I do what I don't want to do, I am no longer the one who is doing it, but it is the sin that is living in me.

Literal Standard Version
And if what I do not will, this I do, it is no longer I that work it, but sin that is dwelling in me.

NET Bible
Now if I do what I do not want, it is no longer me doing it but sin that lives in me.

New Heart English Bible
But if what I do not desire, that I do, it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwells in me.

Weymouth New Testament
But if I do that which I desire not to do, it can no longer be said that it is I who do it, but the sin which has its home within me does it.

World English Bible
But if what I don't desire, that I do, it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwells in me.

Young's Literal Translation
And if what I do not will, this I do, it is no longer I that work it, but the sin that is dwelling in me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Struggling with Sin
19For I do not do the good I want to do. Instead, I keep on doing the evil I do not want to do. 20And if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it. 21So this is the principle I have discovered: When I want to do good, evil is right there with me.…

Cross References
Matthew 5:19
So then, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do likewise will be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever practices and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

Romans 7:17
In that case, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it.


Treasury of Scripture

Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwells in me.

it is no.

Romans 7:17
Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
And
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

if
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

I
ἐγὼ (egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

do
ποιῶ (poiō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

what
(ho)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

I do not want,
θέλω (thelō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 2309: To will, wish, desire, be willing, intend, design.

[it is] no longer
οὐκέτι (ouketi)
Adverb
Strong's 3765: No longer, no more. Also ouk eti from ou and eti; not yet, no longer.

I
ἐγὼ (egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

who do
κατεργάζομαι (katergazomai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 2716: From kata and ergazomai; to work fully, i.e. Accomplish; by implication, to finish, fashion.

it,
αὐτὸ (auto)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Neuter 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

but [it is]
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

sin
ἁμαρτία (hamartia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 266: From hamartano; a sin.

living
οἰκοῦσα (oikousa)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3611: To inhabit, dwell, indwell. From oikos; to occupy a house, i.e. Reside; by implication, to cohabit.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

me [ that does it ].
ἐμοὶ (emoi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.


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