Romans 7:25

“I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I thanke God through Iesus Christ our Lord. So then, with the mind I my self serue the Law of God: but with the flesh, the law of sinne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then I of myself with the mind, indeed, serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I give praise to God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So with my mind I am a servant to the law of God, but with my flesh to the law of sin.
- Basic English Bible

I thank God, through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then *I* *myself* with the mind serve God's law; but with the flesh sin's law.
- Darby Bible

I thank God, through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then, with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.
- Webster's Bible

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!) To sum up then, with my understanding, I--my true self--am in servitude to the Law of God, but with my lower nature I am in servitude to the Law of sin.
- Weymouth Bible

I thank God through Jesus Christ, our Lord! So then with the mind, I myself serve God's law, but with the flesh, the sin's law.
- World English Bible

The grace of God, bi Jhesu Crist oure Lord. Therfor Y my silf bi the soule serue to the lawe of God; but bi fleisch to the lawe of synne.
- Wycliffe Bible

I thank God -- through Jesus Christ our Lord; so then, I myself indeed with the mind do serve the law of God, and with the flesh, the law of sin.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 7:25


7:25 I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord - That is, God will deliver me through Christ. But the apostle, as his frequent manner is, beautifully interweaves his assertion with thanksgiving;' the hymn of praise answering in a manner to the voice of sorrow, Wretched man that I am! So then - He here sums up the whole, and concludes what he began, #Rom 7:7|. I myself - Or rather that I, the person whom I am personating, till this deliverance is wrought. Serve the law of God with my mind - My reason and conscience declare for God. But with my flesh the law of sin - But my corrupt passions and appetites still rebel. The man is now utterly weary of his bondage, and upon the brink of liberty.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 7:25


Ro 7:25 I thank God, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Through him the deliverance comes. So then with the mind I myself I myself serve the law of God. I myself, that is, by myself and without Christ. In that state of mind delights in the law of God (Ro 7:22), but with the flesh the law of sin. But the flesh is devoted to the service of sin. Hence the struggle, the captivity, the bondage, the cry for deliverance. Hence the failure of the law to deliver, and the need of Christ. One of the best comments on the whole passage is Ga 5:16-18: "Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh; for the desire of the flesh fights against the Spirit, and the desire of the Spirit against the flesh, for these are contrary the one to the other; that ye may not do the things that ye would. But if ye are led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law".

Discussion for Romans 7

  • Lilian
    Jesus already paid the price for us in the cross by his blood shed for us. Jesus will no longer remember our old sin for we are already pardoned and we are now saved by his grace. Lets accept Jesus and praise and worship him more for he is worthy amen
  • Geraldine cole
    If Jesus Don't do it for us it want be done on the Earth or in Heaven because he is the one that can kill the body and then send u to Hell or Heaven so do not worry about what man say he will do just pray and believe what Jesus has told u in his word when u walk with Jesus there is notbing man can do to u accept leave u alone reburk the devil and plea the blood of Jesus he will go Amen
  • Edna
    nothing but the spirit of the life of in CHRIST CAN MAKE ANY SINNER FREE FROM THE LAW OF SIN AND DEATH PRAISE GOD FOR HIS GRACE AND MERCY
  • Ray321
    Romans 7:14-15 14 For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin. 15 For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not but what I hate, that do I. Paul had sin, he knew how to deal with it, he would feed the new creature inside him which was the Holy Spirit. The more we read the Word of God, the lest we sin. The Word cleans good.
  • BSP
    Paul described himself as a miserable man in verse 24 because he wanted to do what was right, but his imperfect flesh urged him to do otherwise.
  • Bruce
    We who are true Believers will face Persecution and Tribulation./---We must through much Tribulation enter The Kingdom of God:Acts 14:22 Satan is out to destroy The Church. The Battle begins the moment The Lord enters Your Heart.You need to be dressed for Battle:Ephesians6:11 Some will even lose Their Heads, False imprisonment, torture,killed in a variety of ways! Endure to The End. Seek The Lost.

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