Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

In my heart I take pleasure in the law of God,

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

Holman Bible

For in my inner self I joyfully agree with God’s law.

International Standard Version

For I delight in the Law of God in my inner being,

A Conservative Version

For I delight in the law of God according to the inner man,

American Standard Version

For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

Amplified

For I joyfully delight in the law of God in my inner self [with my new nature],

An Understandable Version

For in my heart I am delighted with God's law,

Anderson New Testament

For, in the inward man, I delight in the law of God:

Common New Testament

For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for my mind takes delight in the law of God,

Darby Translation

For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man:

Godbey New Testament

for I delight in the law of God according to the inward man;

Goodspeed New Testament

My inner nature agrees with the divine law,

John Wesley New Testament

For I delight in the law of God, after the inward man.

Julia Smith Translation

For I rejoice in the law of God, according to the man within:

King James 2000

For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I joyfully agree with the law of God in my inner person,

Modern King James verseion

For I delight in the Law of God according to the inward man;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I delight in the law of God, as concerning the inner man.

Moffatt New Testament

I cordially agree with God's law, so far as my inner self is concerned,

Montgomery New Testament

For in my inmost self I delight in the law of God;

NET Bible

For I delight in the law of God in my inner being.

New Heart English Bible

For I delight in God's law after the inward man,

Noyes New Testament

For I delight in the Law of God, as to the inward man;

Sawyer New Testament

for I consent to the law of God as to my inward man, [my soul],

The Emphasized Bible

I have, in fact, a sympathetic pleasure in the law of God; according to the inner man.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For I am delighted with the law of God, as respecting the inward man:

Twentieth Century New Testament

At heart I delight in the Law of God;

Webster

For I delight in the law of God, after the inward man:

Weymouth New Testament

For in my inmost self all my sympathy is with the Law of God;

Williams New Testament

For in accordance with my better inner nature I approve God's law,

World English Bible

For I delight in God's law after the inward man,

Worrell New Testament

or I delight in the law of God after the inward man;

Worsley New Testament

For I delight in the law of God, as to the inward man:

Youngs Literal Translation

for I delight in the law of God according to the inward man,

Interlinear

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

συνήδομαι 
sunedomai 
Usage: 1

in the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ἔσω 
Eso 
within, in, into, inward, inner, not tr
Usage: 7

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 7:22

Images Romans 7:22

Prayers for Romans 7:22

Context Readings

Internal Conflict With Sin

21 So I see a law that, though I have a mind to do good, evil is present in me. 22 In my heart I take pleasure in the law of God, 23 But I see another law in my body, working against the law of my mind, and making me the servant of the law of sin which is in my flesh.



Cross References

Psalm 1:2

But whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and whose mind is on his law day and night.

Psalm 119:35

Make me go in the way of your teachings; for they are my delight.

Ephesians 3:16

That in the wealth of his glory he would make you strong with power through his Spirit in your hearts;

Job 23:12

I have never gone against the orders of his lips; the words of his mouth have been stored up in my heart.

Psalm 19:8-10

The orders of the Lord are right, making glad the heart: the rule of the Lord is holy, giving light to the eyes.

Psalm 40:8

My delight is to do your pleasure, O my God; truly, your law is in my heart.

2 Corinthians 4:16

For which cause we do not give way to weariness; but though our outer man is getting feebler, our inner man is made new day by day.

1 Peter 3:4

But let them be those of the unseen man of the heart, the ever-shining ornament of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great price in the eyes of God.

Psalm 119:16

I will have delight in your rules; I will not let your word go out of my mind.

Psalm 119:24

Your unchanging word is my delight, and the guide of my footsteps.

Psalm 119:47-48

And so that I may take delight in your teachings, to which I have given my love.

Psalm 119:72

The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver.

Psalm 119:92

If your law had not been my delight, my troubles would have put an end to me.

Psalm 119:97-104

O what love I have for your law! I give thought to it all the day.

Psalm 119:111

I have taken your unchanging word as an eternal heritage; for it is the joy of my heart.

Psalm 119:113

I am a hater of men of doubting mind; but I am a lover of your law.

Psalm 119:127

For this reason I have greater love far your teachings than for gold, even for shining gold.

Psalm 119:167

My soul has kept your unchanging word; great is my love for it.

Psalm 119:174

All my desire has been for your salvation, O Lord; and your law is my delight.

Isaiah 51:7

Give ear to me, you who have knowledge of righteousness, in whose heart is my law; have no fear of the evil words of men, and give no thought to their curses.

John 4:34

Jesus said, My food is to do the pleasure of him who sent me and to make his work complete.

Romans 2:29

But he is a Jew who is a secret one, whose circumcision is of the heart, in the spirit and not in the letter; whose praise is not from men, but from God.

Romans 8:7

Because the mind of the flesh is opposite to God; it is not under the law of God, and is not able to be:

Colossians 3:9

Do not make false statements to one another; because you have put away the old man with all his doings,

Hebrews 8:10

For this is the agreement which I will make with the people of Israel after those days: I will put my laws into their minds, writing them in their hearts: and I will be their God, and they will be my people:

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