Romans 7:16

“If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If then I doe that which I would not, I consent vnto the Law, that it is good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But if I do the very thing I do not want {to do,} I agree with the Law, {confessing} that the Law is good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But if what I would not, that I do, I consent unto the law that it is good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But, if I do that which I have no mind to do, I am in agreement with the law that the law is good.
- Basic English Bible

But if what I do not will, this I practise, I consent to the law that [it is] right.
- Darby Bible

If then I do that which I would not, I consent to the law that it is good.
- Webster's Bible

But if I do that which I do not desire to do, I admit the excellence of the Law,
- Weymouth Bible

But if what I don't desire, that I do, I consent to the law that it is good.
- World English Bible

And if Y do that thing that Y wole not, Y consente to the lawe, that it is good.
- Wycliffe Bible

And if what I do not will, this I do, I consent to the law that [it is] good,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 7:16


7:16 It is good - This single word implies all the three that were used before, #Rom 7:12|, holy, just, and good.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 7:16


Ro 7:16 If then I do. Rather, "But if I do". If he sins, against his purpose and inclination, he condemns his sin, and thus acknowledges the law, which he disobeyed, to be just and good.

Discussion for Romans 7:16

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