Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But if I do the very thing I do not want to do, I agree with the Law, confessing that the Law is good.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree with the law that it is good.

International Standard Version

Now if I practice what I don't want to do, I am admitting that the Law is good.

A Conservative Version

But if I do this that I do not want, I agree with the law that it is good.

American Standard Version

But if what I would not, that I do, I consent unto the law that it is good.

Amplified

Now if I do [habitually] what is contrary to my desire, [that means that] I acknowledge and agree that the Law is good (morally excellent) and that I take sides with it.

An Understandable Version

But if I do what I do not want to, I agree with the law [which condemns such conduct] that it is good.

Anderson New Testament

If, then, I do that which I wish not to do, I give assent to the law, that it is good.

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

Now if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if then I do what I in my mind am against, the consent of my mind is, that the law is right.

Darby Translation

But if what I do not will, this I practise, I consent to the law that it is right.

Godbey New Testament

But if I do that which I do not will, I consent to the law that it is beautiful;

Goodspeed New Testament

But if I do what I do not want to do, I acknowledge that the Law is right.

John Wesley New Testament

If then I do what I would not, I consent to the law, that it is good.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If then I do that which I do not desire, I approve that the law is good.

Julia Smith Translation

And if what I would not this I do, I consent to the law that it is good.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if what I do not want [to do], this I do, I agree with the law that [it is] good.

Modern King James verseion

If then I do that which I do not desire, I consent to the law that it is good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If I do now that which I would not, I grant to the law that it is good.

Moffatt New Testament

Now, when I act against my wishes, that means I agree that the Law is right.

Montgomery New Testament

If then I habitually do what I do not intend to do, I am consenting to the Law, that it is right.

NET Bible

But if I do what I don't want, I agree that the law is good.

New Heart English Bible

But if what I do not desire, that I do, I consent to the law that it is good.

Noyes New Testament

But if I do what I would not, I assent to the Law that it is good.

Sawyer New Testament

But if what I wish not this I do, I consent to the law that it is good;

The Emphasized Bible

Now, if what I wish not the same I do, I consent unto the law that it is right.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if what I would not, that I do, I concur with the law that it is excellent.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But when I do what I want not to do, I am admitting that the Law is right.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

But if I am always doing what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is right.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

But, if what I wish not, this I do, I consent to the law that it is good.

Worsley New Testament

And if I do that which I would not, I consent to the law that it is good:

Youngs Literal Translation

And if what I do not will, this I do, I consent to the law that it is good,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if , whether , that , not tr ,
Usage: 218

δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

I do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

I would
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would , will/would have , desire , desirous , list , to will ,
Usage: 136

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

σύμφημι 
Sumphemi 
Usage: 1

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

Context Readings

Internal Conflict With Sin

15 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. 16 But if I do the very thing I do not want to do, I agree with the Law, confessing that the Law is good. 17 So now, no longer am I the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me.



Cross References

Romans 7:12

So then, the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good.

Psalm 119:127-128

Therefore I love Your commandments Above gold, yes, above fine gold.

Romans 7:14

For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin.

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,

1 Timothy 1:8

But we know that the Law is good, if one uses it lawfully,

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