Romans 7:17

“Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now then, it is no more I that doe it: but sinne that dwelleth in me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So now, no longer am I the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So now it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwelleth in me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So it is no longer I who do it, but the sin living in me.
- Basic English Bible

Now then [it is] no longer *I* [that] do it, but the sin that dwells in me.
- Darby Bible

Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
- Webster's Bible

and now it is no longer I that do these things, but the sin which has its home within me does them.
- Weymouth Bible

So now it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwells in me.
- World English Bible

But now Y worche not it now, but the synne that dwellith in me.
- Wycliffe Bible

and now it is no longer I that work it, but the sin dwelling in me,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 7:17

7:17 It is no more I that can properly be said to do it, but rather sin that dwelleth in me - That makes, as it were, another person, and tyrannizes over me.

People's Bible Notes for Romans 7:17

Ro 7:17 Now then it is no more I that do it. Not Paul as a freeman who sins, but Paul as the bond-servant of sin (see Ro 7:15), and hence it is sin who reigns over him, who sins in him, as the instrument. He describes the sinful state as one of bondage. How often a man does what he "would not"!

Discussion for Romans 7

  • Jhall
    I thank God he understands our struggles and given us a way of escape , if we accept was he has given for us
  • Brianna
    Rom 7:19,20

    The apostle Paul describes the fight that he had, and that all other Christians have, and how, in spite of their best efforts, they will make mistakes, though not deliberately, insolently and willfully. The value of Christ's atonement sacrifice as applied for their sins, over which they repent and make confession, is the basis for their being declared righteous.
  • Jeremy
    Praise and glory and love to Jesus!
  • Winstone Selewende
    God tells humanity the importance of law the implications and consequencies of disobedience and the advent of grace.
  • 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

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