New Living Translation
I don't really understand myself, for I want to do what is right, but I don't do it. Instead, I do what I hate.
King James Bible
For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.
Darby Bible Translation
For that which I do, I do not own: for not what I will, this I do; but what I hate, this I practise.
World English Bible
For I don't know what I am doing. For I don't practice what I desire to do; but what I hate, that I do.
Young's Literal Translation
for that which I work, I do not acknowledge; for not what I will, this I practise, but what I hate, this I do.
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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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I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn't confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me.
I want to do what is good, but I don't. I don't want to do what is wrong, but I do it anyway.
The sinful nature wants to do evil, which is just the opposite of what the Spirit wants. And the Spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of what the sinful nature desires. These two forces are constantly fighting each other, so you are not free to carry out your good intentions.
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