Parallel Verses

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!

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 lives in me, that is, in my flesh [my human nature, my worldliness—my sinful capacity]. For the willingness [to do good] is present in me, but the doing of good is not.

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.

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;

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
For
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

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

is present
παράκειμαι 
Parakeimai 
be present
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 
find,
Usage: 130

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 7:18

Images Romans 7:18

Prayers for Romans 7:18

Context Readings

Internal Conflict With Sin

17 Now, however, no longer am, I, working it out, but the, sin, that dwelleth in me: 18 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! 19 For not, the good that I wish, I do, but, the evil that I do not wish, the same I practise.



Cross References

Romans 7:25

Butthanks be unto God! - Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Hence, then, - I myself, with the mind, indeed, am in servitude unto a law of God; but; with the flesh; unto a law of sin.

Genesis 6:5

Then Yahweh saw that great, was the wickedness of man in the earth, and that, every purpose of the devices of his heart, was only wicked all the day;

Genesis 8:21

And Yahweh smelled a satisfying odour, so Yahweh said to himself. I will not, again, curse any more the ground for man's sake, although the device of the heart of man, be wicked from his youth, - neither will I again, any more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one!

Psalm 51:5

Lo! in iniquity, was I brought forth, And, in sin, did my mother conceive me.

John 3:6

That which hath been born of the flesh, is, flesh, and, that which hath been born of the spirit, is, spirit.

Titus 3:3

For, even we, used, at one time, to be - thoughtless, unyielding, deceived, in servitude unto manifold covetings and pleasures, in malice and envy, leading on, detestable, hating one another.

Job 15:14-16

What is a mortal, that he should be pure? or that righteous should be one born of a woman?

Psalm 119:115-117

Depart from me, ye evil-doers, - that I may observe the commandments of my God.

Matthew 15:19

For, out of the heart, come forth wicked designs, - murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, profane speakings:

Mark 7:21-23

For, from within, out of the heart of men, the base designs, come forth, - fornications, thefts,

Psalm 119:5

Oh would that my ways might be settled! that I might keep thy statutes.

Psalm 119:32

The way of thy commandments, will I run, for thou wilt enlarge my heart.

Psalm 119:40

Lo! I have longed for thy precepts, In thy righteousness, give me life.

Psalm 119:173

Be thy hand ready to help me, For, thy statutes, have I chosen.

Psalm 119:176

I have strayed like a wandering sheep, O seek thy servant, For, thy commandments, have I not forgotten.

Luke 11:13

If therefore, ye, being, evil, know how to be giving, good gifts, unto your children, how much rather, will, the heavenly Father, give Holy Spirit unto them that ask him!

Romans 7:5

For, when we were in the flesh, the susceptibilities of sins which were through the law, used to be energized in our members unto the bringing forth of fruit unto death;

Romans 7:15

For, that which I am working out, I do not approve, - for not, what I wish, the same I practise, but, what I hate, the same I do:

Romans 7:19

For not, the good that I wish, I do, but, the evil that I do not wish, the same I practise.

Romans 8:3-13

For, what was impossible by the law in that it was weak through the flesh, God, by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and concerning sin, condemned sin in the flesh,

Romans 13:14

But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and, for the flesh, take not forethought to fulfil its covetings.

Galatians 5:17

For, the flesh, coveted against the Spirit, but, the Spirit, against the flesh, - for, these, unto one another, are opposed, lest, whatsoever things ye chance to desire, these, ye should be doing!

Galatians 5:19-21

Manifest, however, are the works of the flesh, which, indeed, are - fornication, impurity, wantonness,

Galatians 5:24

And, they who are of Christ Jesus, have crucified, the flesh, with its susceptibilities and covetings.

Ephesians 2:1-5

Unto you also - being dead by your offences and sins,

Philippians 2:13

For it is, God, who energiseth within you, both the desiring and the energising, in behalf of his good pleasure.

Philippians 3:12

Not that I have, already, received, or have, already, reached perfection, but I am pressing on - if I may even lay hold of that for which I have also been laid hold of by Christ Jesus: -

1 Peter 4:2

To the end that, no longer, in men's covetings, but in God's will, ye may live, the still remaining time.

Job 25:4

How then shall, a mortal, be just with GOD? Or how shall he be pure who is born of a woman?

Isaiah 64:6

But we have become as one unclean all of us, And, as a garment polluted, were all our righteous doings, - And so we faded like a leaf all of us, And, our iniquity, as a wind, carried us away;

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