Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 endorse and delight in the Law of God in my inmost 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:

Bible in Basic English

In my heart I take pleasure 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,

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I delight with the law of God with 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,

Verse Picture

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 I find then the law upon me who will to practise what is right, that with me evil is there. 22 For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man: 23 but I see another law in my members, warring in opposition to the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which exists in my members.



Cross References

Psalm 1:2

But his delight is in Jehovah's law, and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

Psalm 119:35

Make me to walk in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.

Ephesians 3:16

in order that he may give you according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with power by his Spirit in the inner man;

Job 23:12

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have laid up the words of his mouth more than the purpose of my own heart.

Psalm 19:8-10

The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes;

Psalm 40:8

To do thy good pleasure, my God, is my delight, and thy law is within my heart.

2 Corinthians 4:16

Wherefore we faint not; but if indeed our outward man is consumed, yet the inward is renewed day by day.

1 Peter 3:4

but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price.

Psalm 119:16

I delight myself in thy statutes; I will not forget thy word.

Psalm 119:24

Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.

Psalm 119:47-48

And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved;

Psalm 119:72

The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

Psalm 119:92

Unless thy law had been my delight, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

Psalm 119:97-104

MEM. Oh how I love thy law! it is my meditation all the day.

Psalm 119:111

Thy testimonies have I taken as a heritage for ever; for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

Psalm 119:113

SAMECH. The double-minded have I hated; but thy law do I love.

Psalm 119:127

Therefore I love thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold.

Psalm 119:167

My soul hath kept thy testimonies, and I love them exceedingly.

Psalm 119:174

I have longed for thy salvation, O Jehovah, and thy law is my delight.

Isaiah 51:7

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear not the reproach of men, and be not afraid of their revilings.

John 4:34

Jesus says to them, My food is that I should do the will of him that has sent me, and that I should finish his work.

Romans 2:29

but he is a Jew who is so inwardly; and circumcision, of the heart, in spirit, not in letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

Romans 8:7

Because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God; for neither indeed can it be:

Colossians 3:9

Do not lie to one another, having put off the old man with his deeds,

Hebrews 8:10

Because this is the covenant that I will covenant to the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord: Giving my laws into their mind, I will write them also upon their hearts; and I will be to them for God, and they shall be to me for people.

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