Romans 7:20

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now if I doe that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sinne that dwelleth in me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But if what I would not, that I do, it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwelleth in me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if I do what I have no mind to do, it is no longer I who do it, but the sin living in me.
- Basic English Bible

But if what *I* do not will, this I practise, [it is] no longer *I* [that] do it, but the sin that dwells in me.
- Darby Bible

Now if I do that which I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
- Webster's Bible

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.
- Weymouth 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.
- World English Bible

And if Y do that yuel thing that Y wole not, Y worche not it, but the synne that dwellith in me.
- Wycliffe Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 7:20


Ro 7:20 Now if I do that which I would not, etc. This experience sustains Ro 7:17 and shows that sin had predominated over human nature and rules it. Sin controls, rather than good intentions. A man wills one thing and does another.

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