New Living Translation
So the trouble is not with the law, for it is spiritual and good. The trouble is with me, for I am all too human, a slave to sin.
King James Bible
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.
Darby Bible Translation
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am fleshly, sold under sin.
World English Bible
For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am fleshly, sold under sin.
Young's Literal Translation
for we have known that the law is spiritual, and I am fleshly, sold by the sin;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:14 I am carnal - St. Paul, having compared together the past and present state of believers, that in the flesh, Rom 7:5, and that in the spirit, Rom 7:6, in answering two objections, (Is then the law sin? Rom 7:7, and, Is the law death? Rom 7:13,) interweaves the whole process of a man reasoning, groaning, striving, and escaping from the legal to the evangelical state. This he does from Rom 7:7, to the end of this chapter . Sold under sin - Totally enslaved; slaves bought with money were absolutely at their master's disposal.
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In this Commandment too a good work is commanded, which includes much and drives away much vice; it is called purity, or chastity, of which much is written and preached, and it is well known to every one, only that it is not as carefully observed and practised as other works which are not commanded. So ready are we to do what is not commanded and to leave undone what is commanded. We see that the world is full of shameful works of unchastity, indecent words, tales and ditties, temptation to which …
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1 Kings 21:20
"So, my enemy, you have found me!" Ahab exclaimed to Elijah. "Yes," Elijah answered, "I have come because you have sold yourself to what is evil in the LORD's sight.
1 Kings 21:25
(No one else so completely sold himself to what was evil in the LORD's sight as Ahab did under the influence of his wife Jezebel.
2 Kings 17:17
They even sacrificed their own sons and daughters in the fire. They consulted fortune-tellers and practiced sorcery and sold themselves to evil, arousing the LORD's anger.
Well then, should we conclude that we Jews are better than others? No, not at all, for we have already shown that all people, whether Jews or Gentiles, are under the power of sin.
We know that our old sinful selves were crucified with Christ so that sin might lose its power in our lives. We are no longer slaves to sin.
1 Corinthians 3:1
Dear brothers and sisters, when I was with you I couldn't talk to you as I would to spiritual people. I had to talk as though you belonged to this world or as though you were infants in the Christian life.
And that's the way it was with us before Christ came. We were like children; we were slaves to the basic spiritual principles of this world.
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