New Living Translation
For the sinful nature is always hostile to God. It never did obey God's laws, and it never will.
King James Bible
Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
Darby Bible Translation
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:
World English Bible
because the mind of the flesh is hostile towards God; for it is not subject to God's law, neither indeed can it be.
Young's Literal Translation
because the mind of the flesh is enmity to God, for to the law of God it doth not subject itself,
Romans 8:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:7 Enmity against God - His existence, power, and providence.
LibraryOctober 11. "And He that Searcheth the Hearts Knoweth what is the Mind of the Spirit, Because He Maketh Intercession for the Saints According to the Will of God" (Rom. viii. 27).
"And He that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because He maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God" (Rom. viii. 27). The Holy Spirit becomes to the consecrated heart the Spirit of intercession. We have two Advocates. We have an Advocate with the Father, who prays for us at God's right hand; but the Holy Spirit is the Advocate within, who prays in us, inspiring our petitions and presenting them, through Christ, to God. We need this Advocate. We know …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
October 21. "Who Shall Separate us from the Love of Christ?" (Rom. viii. 35).
June 1. "That the Righteousness of the Law Might be Fulfilled in Us" (Rom. viii. 4).
October 13. "The Carnal Mind is Enmity against God" (Rom. viii. 7).
Don't let anyone condemn you by insisting on pious self-denial or the worship of angels, saying they have had visions about these things. Their sinful minds have made them proud,
You adulterers! Don't you realize that friendship with the world makes you an enemy of God? I say it again: If you want to be a friend of the world, you make yourself an enemy of God.
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