Romans 7:15

“For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For that which I do, I allow not: for what I would, that do I not, but what I hate, that doe I.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I {would} like to {do,} but I am doing the very thing I hate.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For that which I do I know not: for not what I would, that do I practise; but what I hate, that I do.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I have no clear knowledge of what I am doing, for that which I have a mind to do, I do not, but what I have hate for, that I do.
- Basic English Bible

For that which I do, I do not own: for not what I will, this I do; but what I hate, this I practise.
- Darby Bible

For that which I do, I allow not: for what I would, that I do not; but what I hate, that I do.
- Webster's Bible

For what I do, I do not recognize as my own action. What I desire to do is not what I do, but what I am averse to is what I do.
- Weymouth Bible

For I don't know what I am doing. For I don't practice what I desire to do; but what I hate, that I do.
- World English Bible

For Y vndurstonde not that that Y worche; for Y do not the good thing that Y wole, but Y do thilke yuel thing that Y hate.
- Wycliffe Bible

for that which I work, I do not acknowledge; for not what I will, this I practise, but what I hate, this I do.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Romans 7

  • Lilian
    We are now living under Gods grace thru the blood of Jesus. Thanks to the blood of Jesus thru him we are pardoned our sins are cleansed and we are redeemed and forgiven Jesus is the perfect obedience to our Father therefore we must also obey God's words and worship him alone. Unless if we are not born again in spirit we cant please God and our flesh remains sinful. We must be born again in spirit
  • Steve morrow
    To Mr Autrey 1 Corinthians 11:3 but I would have you know that the head of every man is CHRIST and the head of the woman is man and the head CHRIST is GOD-----1 Corinthians 15:27 28 for HE hath put all things under HIS feet but when HE saith all things are put under HIM it is manifest that HE is excepted which did put all things under HIM 28 and when all things shall be subdued unto HIM then shall the SON also himself be subject unto HIM that put put all things under HIM that GOD may be all in all----------------------------- JOHN 10:5 AND A STRANGER WILL THEY NOT FOLLOW BUT WILL FLEE FROM HIM FOR THEY KNOW NOT THE VOICE OF STRANGERS
  • David
    From law to grace,we still must do all we can to please God
  • Jim
    Please don't misunderstand me. I have not arrived yet either just like you... and am not trying to compete with any other brother in Christ. I just have a burden to share some key items that have helped me along the way. Look to Christ and His precious written Word brothers and sisters. He will lead you and guide you into His truth! Bless Him! Bless Him!
  • Jim
    Verse 18 is key. The desire to live righteously comes from the new nature which is pure but powerless. Where then does the power to overcome come from? The power comes from the Holy Spirit. He is the power. John 15 tells us to abide in the Vine. This is not done in our own strength. We learn dependence on Him through many trials. We don't arrive but we do grow.
  • Jorge
    The spirit warring with the flesh...but thank you Jesus!!!

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