Romans 7:5
For when we lived according to the flesh, the sinful passions aroused by the Law were at work in our bodies, bearing fruit for death.
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in the flesh.

Romans 8:8, 9
Those controlled by the flesh cannot please God. . . .

John 3:6
Flesh is born of flesh, but spirit is born of the Spirit.

Galatians 5:16, 17, 24
So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. . . .

Ephesians 2:3, 11
We all lived among them at one time in the cravings of our flesh, indulging its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature children of wrath. . . .

Titus 3:3
For at one time we too were foolish, disobedient, misled, enslaved to all sorts of desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.


Romans 1:26
For this reason God gave them over to dishonorable passions. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones.


Romans 3:20
Therefore no one will be justified in His sight by works of the Law. For the Law merely brings awareness of sin.

Romans 4:15
because the Law brings wrath. And where there is no law, there is no transgression.

Romans 5:20
The Law was given so that the trespass would increase; but where sin increased, grace increased all the more,

1 Corinthians 15:56
The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the Law.

2 Corinthians 3:6-9
And He has qualified us as ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. . . .

Galatians 3:10
All who rely on works of the Law are under a curse. For it is written: "Cursed is everyone who does not continue to do everything written in the Book of the Law."

James 2:9, 10
But if you show favoritism, you sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors. . . .

1 John 3:4
Everyone who practices sin practices lawlessness as well. Indeed, sin is lawlessness.

did work.

Romans 7:8-13
But sin, seizing its opportunity through the commandment, produced in me every kind of covetous desire. For apart from the Law, sin is dead. . . .

Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, and slander.

Galatians 5:19-21
The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, and debauchery; . . .

James 1:15
Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is fully grown, gives birth to death.


Romans 7:23
But I see another law at work in my body, warring against the law of my mind and holding me captive to the law of sin that dwells within me.

Romans 6:13, 19
Do not present the parts of your body to sin as instruments of wickedness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and present the parts of your body to Him as instruments of righteousness. . . .

Colossians 3:5
Put to death, therefore, the components of your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, and greed, which is idolatry.

James 4:1
What causes conflicts and quarrels among you? Don't they come from the passions at war within you?


Romans 6:21
What fruit did you reap at that time from the things of which you are now ashamed? The outcome of those things is death.

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New American Standard Bible
For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.

King James Bible
For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions operated through the law in every part of us and bore fruit for death.

International Standard Version
For while we were living according to our human nature, sinful passions were at work in our bodies by means of the Law, to bear fruit resulting in death.

NET Bible
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful desires, aroused by the law, were active in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
When we were in the flesh, the diseases of sin, which are by The Written Law, worked diligently in the members that we might yield fruit to death.
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