Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.

King James Version

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.

Holman Bible

For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For the desire to do what is good is with me, but there is no ability to do it.

International Standard Version

For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but I cannot carry it out.

A Conservative Version

For I know that good does not dwell in me, that is, in my flesh, for to will is present in me, but to do the good, I find not.

American Standard Version

For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me, but to do that which is good is not.

Amplified

For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. I can will what is right, but I cannot perform it. [I have the intention and urge to do what is right, but no power to carry it out.]

An Understandable Version

For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh, for the desire to do good is present in my heart, but the ability to carry it out [consistently] is not.

Anderson New Testament

For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwells no good; for to will is present with me; but to perform that which is good, I find not.

Bible in Basic English

For I am conscious that in me, that is, in my flesh, there is nothing good: I have the mind but not the power to do what is right.

Common New Testament

For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. I can will to do what is good, but I cannot do it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I experience, that in the carnal part of me dwells no good: for it is familiar to me, to will, but not to execute that which is good.

Darby Translation

For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, good does not dwell: for to will is there with me, but to do right I find not.

Godbey New Testament

For I know that in me, that is, in my carnal mind, there dwells no good thing. For to will is present with me, but to do that which is beautiful is not:

Goodspeed New Testament

For I know that nothing good resides in me, that is, in my physical self; I can will, but I cannot do what is right.

John Wesley New Testament

For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good, I find not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) dwells no good thing; for I have the desire, but I am not able to perform that which is good.

Julia Smith Translation

For I know that in me dwells no good, (that is, in my flesh:) for to will lies near me; but to work good I find not.

King James 2000

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I know that good does not live in me, that is, in my flesh. For the willing is present in me, but the doing [of] the good [is] not.

Modern King James verseion

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) dwells no good thing. For to will is present with me, but how to perform that which is good I do not find.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I know that in me, that is to say, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing. To will is present with me: but I find no means to perform that which is good.

Moffatt New Testament

For in me (that is, in my flesh) no good dwells, I know; the wish is there, but not the power of doing what is right.

Montgomery New Testament

For I know that in me, that is in my flesh, no good thing has its home; for while to will is present with me, to carry out that which is right is not.

NET Bible

For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For I want to do the good, but I cannot do it.

New Heart English Bible

For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwells no good thing. For desire is present with me, but to do that which is good is not.

Noyes New Testament

For I know that there dwelleth not in me, that is, in my flesh, any good thing; for to desire is present with me, but not to perform that which is good.

Sawyer New Testament

For I know that in me, that is in my flesh, there dwells no good. For to wish is present with me, but to do the good is not;

The Emphasized Bible

I know, in fact, that there dwelleth not in me, that is, in my flesh, anything good; for, the wishing, lieth near me, but, the working out of what is right, not!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For I know that there dwelleth not in me (that is, in my flesh) any good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I know that there is nothing good in me-I mean in my earthly nature. For, although it is easy for me to want to do right, to act rightly is not easy.

Webster

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good, I find not.

Weymouth New Testament

For I know that in me, that is, in my lower self, nothing good has its home; for while the will to do right is present with me, the power to carry it out is not.

Williams New Testament

For I know that nothing good has its home in me; that is, in my lower self; I have the will but not the power to do what is right.

World English Bible

For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwells no good thing. For desire is present with me, but I don't find it doing that which is good.

Worrell New Testament

For I know that there dwells not in me, that is, in my flesh, any good; for to wish is present with me: but to do that which is good a not.

Worsley New Testament

For I know that in me (that is in my flesh) dwelleth no good: for to will is present with me, but how to perform that which is good, I find not.

Youngs Literal Translation

for I have known that there doth not dwell in me, that is, in my flesh, good: for to will is present with me, and to work that which is right I do not find,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

I know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

me
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
me, I, mine, my, 9
Usage: 58

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

οἰκέω 
Oikeo 
Usage: 9

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

ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

παράκειμαι 
Parakeimai 
Usage: 2

with me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

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

κατεργάζομαι 
Katergazomai 
work, do, do deed, to perform, cause, work out
Usage: 24

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

I find
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
Usage: 130

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 7:18

Context Readings

Internal Conflict With Sin

17 So now, no longer am I the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me. 18 For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not. 19 For the good that I want, I do not do, but I practice the very evil that I do not want.



Cross References

Romans 7:25

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.

Genesis 6:5

Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 8:21

The LORD smelled the soothing aroma; and the LORD said to Himself, "I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the intent of man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will never again destroy every living thing, as I have done.

Job 14:4

"Who can make the clean out of the unclean? No one!

Psalm 51:5

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.

John 3:6

"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Titus 3:3

For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

Job 15:14-16

"What is man, that he should be pure, Or he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Psalm 119:115-117

Depart from me, evildoers, That I may observe the commandments of my God.

Matthew 15:19

"For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.

Mark 7:21-23

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Psalm 119:5

Oh that my ways may be established To keep Your statutes!

Psalm 119:32

I shall run the way of Your commandments, For You will enlarge my heart.

Psalm 119:40

Behold, I long for Your precepts; Revive me through Your righteousness.

Psalm 119:173

Let Your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen Your precepts.

Psalm 119:176

I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek Your servant, For I do not forget Your commandments.

Luke 11:13

"If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?"

Romans 7:5

For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.

Romans 7:15

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.

Romans 7:19

For the good that I want, I do not do, but I practice the very evil that I do not want.

Romans 8:3-13

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.

Galatians 5:17

For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,

Galatians 5:24

Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Ephesians 2:1-5

And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

Philippians 3:12

Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.

1 Peter 4:2

so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.

Job 25:4

"How then can a man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of woman?

Isaiah 64:6

For all of us have become like one who is unclean, And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment; And all of us wither like a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.



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