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ROM. VII. 17-22.

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for to will is present with me; but under grace, vi. 14. There is, therehow to perform that which is good l fore, now no condemnation to them find not, ver. 18. Now if I do that I which are in Christ Jesus, who walk would not, it is no more I that do it, not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. but sin that dwelleth in me, 20. But for the law of the Spirit of life in I see another law in my members, Christ Jesus hath made me free from warring against the law of mind, and the law of sin and death. For what bringing me into captivity to the law the law could not !do, in that it was of sin which is in my members, 23. weak through the flesh, God sending Do ye think that the Scripture saith his own Son in the likeness of sinful in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in us lusteth to envy! But he giveth the flesh: That the righteousness of more grace : wherefore he saith, God the law might be fulfilled in us, who resisteth the proud, but giveth grace walk not after the flesh, but after the unto the humble, Jam. iv. 5,6. Spirit. For they that are after the

flesh, do mind the things of the flesh; VER. 18.

but they that are after the Spirit, the Orde yàs, örı o'x oixes in ipod (TOūt' things of the Spirit. For to be carTOTIV in the capxí pou) kyabór tó pap fé- nally minded is death; but to be spiλειν παράκειται μοι, το δε κατεργάζεσθαι τitually minded is life and peace: το καλόν, ουχ εύρίσκω.

Because the carnal mind is enmity For I know a that in me (that is, b in against God; for it is not subject to my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: <for the law of God, neither indeed can to will is present with me; but how to be. So then they that are in the flesh perform that which is good I find not. cannot please God, vii. 1-3. Jesus

answered them, Verily, verily, I say a See on Matt. vii. ver. 11. clause 1.

unto you, Whosoever committeth sin, b See on John iii, ver. 6. clause 1.

is the servant of sin, John viü. S4. c See on ver. 15.

While they promise them liberty, they VER. 19.

themselves are the servants of corOủ vào 3 Sika, Korõ ayasy ảAA's ou ruption: for of whom a man is overθέλω κακόν, τούτο πράσσω.

come, of the same is he brought in

bondage, 2 Pet. ii. 19. For the good that I would I do not : but the evil which I would not, that I

VER. 22. do.

Συνήδομαι γαρ το νόμο του Θεού κατά VER. 20.

τον έσω άνθρωπον Ει δε δ ου θέλω εγώ, τούτο ποιώ, ουκ For I delight in the law of God after éri éyè xategyázoues airò, ara' eixcū- a the inward man: σα εν εμοι αμαρτία. .

a For be is not a Jew, which is one Now if I do that I would not, it is no ontwardly; neither is that circumcimore. I that do it, but sin that dwelleth sion which is outward in the flesh: in me.

But he is a Jew, which is one inVER. 21.

wardly; and circumcision is that of Ευρίσκω άρα τον νόμον το θέλοντι έμοί the heart, in the spirit, and not in ποιεϊν το καλόν, ότι έμοι το κακόν παρά- the letter; whose praise is not of

but of God, Rom. ii. 28, 29. For

which cause we faint not; but though a I find then a law, that, when I

our outward man perish, yet the in. would do good, evil is present with me.

ward man is renewed day by day, a But I see another law in my 2 Cor. iv. 16. That he would grant members, warring against the law of you, according to the riches of his my mind, and bringing me into capti- glory, to be strengthened with might vity to the law of sin which is in my by his Spirit in the inner man, Eph. members. O wretched man that I u. 16. “But let it be the hidden man am! who shall deliver me from the of the beart, in that which is not cor body of this death ? ver. 23, 24. For ruptible, even the ornament of a meel sin shall not have dominion over you: and quiet spirit, which is in the sight for ye are not under the law, but' of God of great price, 1 Pet. ii. 4.




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ROM. VII. 23--25.-viij. 1-3.

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a See on Mark xvi. ver. 16. clause 1. VER. 28.

• Therefore, brethren, we are debtΒλέπω δε έτερον νόμον εν τοις μέλισί | Ors, not to the lesh, to live after the μου, αντιστρατευόμενον των νόμω του νοός | lesh. For if ye live after the aesh, μου, και αιχμαλωτίζοντώ με το νόμο ye shall die : but if ye through the της αμαρτίας τω όντι εν τοίς μέλεσί μου. | Spirit do mortify the deeds of the

body, ye

shall live. For as many as But I see another law in my members, are led by the Spirit of God, they are a warring against the law of my mind, the sons of God, ver. 12–14. This I and bringing me into captivity to the say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye law of sin which is in members.

shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. a This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and


shall not fulfil the lust of the and the Spirit against the flesh : and flesh. For the flesh lusteth against these are contrary the one to the the Spirit, and the Spirit against the other, Gal. v. 16, 17. flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the

VER. 2. things that ye would, Gal. v. 16, 17. “Ο γάς νόμος του πνεύματος της ζωής But thου, man of God, fee these εν Χριστώ Ιησού, ήλευθέρωσί με από του things ; and follow after righteousness, νόμου της αμαρτίας και του θανάτου. godliness, faith, love, patience, meek For a the law of the Spirit of life in ness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay Christ Jesus bhath made me free from hold on eternal life, whereunto thou the law of sin and death. art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many wit

a He that believeth on me, as the nesses, 1 Tim. vi. 11, 12. From Scripture hath said, out of his belly whence come wars and fightings among shall flow rivers of living water. (But you? come they not hence, eren of your this spake he of the Spirit, which they lusts that war in your members ? that believe on him should receive : James iv. 1.

for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet

gloriVER. 24.

fied) John vii. 38, 39. The letter Ταλαίπωρος εγώ άνθρωπος» τίς με ρύσε killeth, but the spirit giveth life, 2 Cor. ται εκ του σώματος του θανάτου τούτου; | iii. 17.

O wretched man that I am! who shall b See on John viii. ver. 32. clause 2. deliver me from the body of this death? c See on chap. vii. ver. 21. * Or, this body of death.

VER. 3.

Το γαρ αδύνατον του νόμου, εν ω ήσθένει VER. 25.

διά της σαρκός, ο Οεός τον εαυτού υιον πέμΕυχαριστώ τω Θεώ διά Ιησού Χριστού ψας εν ομοιώματα σαρκός αμαρτίας, και του Κυρίου ημών. 'Αρα ούν αυτός εγώ τώ σερί αμαρτίας, κατέκρινε την αμαρτίαν μεν νοι δουλεύω νόμω Θεού· τη δε σαρκί, εν τη σαρκίνόμω αμαρτίας. .

a For what the law could not do, in I thank God a through Jesus Christ that it was weuk through the flesh, God our Lord. So then with the mind I my sending bhis own Son Cin the likeness of self serpe the law of God; but with the sinful flesh, and for sin, a condemned flesh the law of sin.

sin in the flesh: a See on John xiv. ver. 13. clause 2. * Or, by a sacrifice, for sin. CHAP. VIII.-VER. 1.

a But now we are delivered from the Oidèy ápa vūv xaráxpopia Tois iy Xpsota held; that we should serve in new

law, that being dead wherein we were Ιησού, μή κατά σάρκα περιπατούσιν, αλ

ness of spirit, and not in the oldness λά κατά πνεύμα. .

of the letter, Rom. vii. 6. Is the law a There is therefore now no condemna- then against the promises of God? tion to them which are in Christ Jesus, God forbid : for if there had been a b who walk not after the flesh, but after law given which could have given life, the Spirit.

verily righteousness should have been

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ROM. VIII. 3-9.

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a See on chap. vi. ver. 21. clause 3. o See on Matt. xiv. ver. 33. clause 2.

b See on chap. i. ver. 7. clause 5. c See on Matt. XX. ver. 28. clauses 3, 4.

VER. 7. . See on chap. vi. ver. 6.

Διότι το φρόνημα της σαρκός, έχθρα εις

Θεόν: τα γαρ νόμου του Θεού ευχ υποτάσ . VER. 4.

σεται» ουδε γαρ δύναται. "Ινα το δικαίωμα του νόμου πληρωθή εν Because a the * carnal mind is enmity inpiv, roīs reis xatà cápxa FeputatūOW, against God : b for it is not subject to αλλά κατά σνεϊμα. .

the law of God, neither indeed can be. That the righteousness of the law *Gr. minding of the flesh. might be fulfilled in us, bwho walk not

a See on chap. i. ver. 30. clause after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

See on chap. vii. rer. 21. * But the fruit of the Spirit is love,

VER. 8. joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temper.

Ol dì åv saprà őrTES, DE epissi si de ance: against such there is no law. And they that are Christ's have cru

So then they that are in the flesta cified the flesh with the affections and cannot please God. lusts, Gal. v. 22-24. Husbands, a See on John ii. ver. 6. clause 1. love your wives, even as Christ also

VER. 9. loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse

Υμείς δε ουκ έστε έν σαρκι, αλλ' ες it with the washing of water by the mupati, simsp Tirtįus eisū sasi is word; That he might present it to piv. Ei di Tes Trūme Xpisti x ixs, himself a glorious church, not having ούτος ουκ έστιν αυτού. spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; a But ye are not in the flesh, but in but that it should be holy and without the Spirit, bif so be that the Spirit of blemish, Eph. v. 25–27. And you, God dwell in you. Now if any man that were sometime alienated, and have not the Spirit of Christ, he is now enemies in your mind by wicked of his. works, yet now hath he reconciled,

a See on John üïi. ver. 6. clause 2. In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy, and unblameable, ple of God, and that the Spirit of God

b Know ye not that ye are the temand unreproveable in his sigbt, Col.i. dwelleth in you? 1 Cor. ii. 16. What! 21, 22. b See on ver. 1. clause 2.

know ye not that your body is the

temple of the Holy Ghost which is in VER. 5.

you, which ye have of God, and ye Οι γάρ κατά σάρκα όντες, τα της σαρ are not your own! vi. 19. and 2 Cor. κός φρονούσιν οι δε κατά σνεύμα, τα του vi. 16. In whom ye also are builded σεύματος. .

together for an habitation of God .. For they that are after the flesh do through the Spirit, Eph. i. 22. That mind the things of the flesh; but they thee, keep by the Holy Ghost which

good thing which was committed unto that are after the Spirit the things of the dwelleth in us, 2 Tim. 1. 14. See also Spirit.

on John vii. ver. 39. clause 1. a See on John iii. ver. 6. clause 1. That which is bom of the flesh is See on John iii. ver. 6. clause 2. flesh; and that which is born of the

Spirit is spirit, John iii. 6. So then VER. 6.

they that are in the flesh cannot please To gào opórpea oñis saguas Savatoso God, Fiii. 8. Wherefore I give you to To de opornpice Tom prveíuctos, sin neil understand, that no man speaking by ειρήνη.

the Spirit of God calleth Jesus ac * For to *he carnally minded is deuth; cursed; and that no man can say that

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KOM. VIII, 9-15.

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Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Mortify therefore your members which Ghost, 1 Cor. xii. 3. And we know are upon the earth; fornication, unthat the Son of God is come, and hath cleanness, inordinate affection, evil given us an understanding, that we concupiscence, and covetousness, may know him that is true, 1 John v. 20. which is idolatry: for which things'

sake the wrath of God cometh on VER. 10.

the children of disobedience : In the Ei dè Xploros šv ipīv, cò quày, cájus which ye also walked sometime, when Υικρόν δι' αμαρτίαν· το δε πνεύμα ζωή δια

ye lived in them. But now ye also δικαιοσύνην. .

put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, And if Christ be in you, the body is blasphemy, filthy communication out deud because of sin; b but the Spirit is of your mouth. Lie not one to anlife c because of righteousness.

other, seeing that ye have put off the a See on chap. v. ver. 12. clause 2. old man with his deeds, Col. ii. 5– See on John X. ver. 28. clause 2.

9. Dearly beloved, I beseech you as «See on chap. v. ver. 21. clause 3. strangers and pilgrims, abstain from

fleshly lusts, which war against the VER. 11.

soul, 1 Pet. ii. 11. Ει δε το πνεύμα του εγείρατος Ιησουν εκ νεκρών οικεί εν υμίν, ο εγείρας τον Χριστόν

VER. 14. εκ νεκρών, ζωοποιήσει και τα θνητα σώμα Οσοι γάρ Πνεύματι Θεού άγονται, ουτοί τα υμών, δια το ενοικούν αυτού τΙνεύμα έν εισιν υιοί Θεού. υμίν. .

For a as many as are led by the Spirit But if the Spirit of a him that raised of God, they are the sons of God. up Jesus from the dead dwell in


bhe a Teach me to do thy will; for thon that raised up Christ from the dead shall art my God: thy Spirit is good ; lead also quicken your mortal bodies * by chis me into the land of uprightness, Spirit that dwelleth in you.

Psal. cxliii. 10. Thus saith the Lord, * Or, because of

thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Is* See on Acts ii. ver. 24. clause 1.

rael ; I am the LORD thy God which

teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth b See on John v. ver. 21.

thee by the way that thou shouldest c See on ver. 9. clause 2.

go, Isa. xlvi. 17. But if ye be led of VER, 12.

the Spirit, ye are not under the law, *Aga oir, ádeapai, ópelnétes églegu eu Gal. v. 18. If we live in the Spirit, τη σαρκι, του κατά σάρκα ζην.

let us also walk in the Spirit, 25.

See on Matt. v. ver. 9. clause 3. Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.

VER. 15.
VER. 13.

Ου γαρ ελάβετε πνεύμα δουλείαις πάλιν Ει γαρ κατά σάρκα ζήτε, μέλλετε απο- είς φόβον, αλλ' ελάβετε πνεύμα υιοθεσίας, θνήσκειν ει δε πνεύματι τας πράξεις του ένα κράζομεν, 'A6Gά, ο πατήρ. σώματος θανατοϋτε, ζήσεσθε.


have not receired a the spirit of

bondage again to fear; b but ye have rea For if ye live after the flesh, 6 yeceived the Spirit of adoption, whereby we shall die: c but if ye through the Spirit

cry, Abba, Father. clo mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall

a Then the whole multitude of the live.

country of the Gadarenes round about a See on John iii. ver. 6. clause 1. besought him to depart from them; b See on chap. vi. ver. 21. clause 3. for they were taken with great fear :

c And they that are Christ's have and he went up into the ship, and recrucified the flesh with the affections, turned back again, Luke viii. 37. and lusts. If we live in the Spirit, let Now when they heard this, they were us also walk in the Spirit, Gal. v. 24, pricked in their heart, and said unto 25. That ye put off, conceming the Peter and to the rest of the apostles, former conversation, the old man, Men and brethren, what shall we do? which is corrupt according to the de- Acts ii. 37. Then he called for a light, ceitful lusts; And be renewed in the and sprang in, and came trembling, spirit of your mind, Eph. iv. 22, 23. and fell down before Paul and Silas;


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ROM. VIII. 15-20.

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And brought them out, and said, Sirs,

VER. 18. what must I do to be saved ? xvi. 29, 30. For God hath not given us the Λογίζομαι γαρ, ότι ουκ άξια τα παθς. spirit of fear; but of power, and of Mata Toữ vữv rasgou spos thy HÉRAUTAT love, and of a sound mind, 2 Tim. i. 7. Stav å noxalupañvar eis suās. And deliver them who through fear of a For I reckon that the sufferings of death were all their life-time subject this present time are not verthy to be to bondage, Heb. ii. 15. There is no compared with the glory which shall fear in love ; but perfect love casteth be revealed in us. out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect

a See on Matt. v. ver. 12. clauses 1,%.

b See on Matt. XXV. ver. 21. clauses in love, 1 John iv. 18. b See on Luke xv. ver. 22. clause 2.

2, 3.

VER. 19.
VER. 16.

Η γαρ αποκαραδοκία της κτίσεως τεν
Αυτό το πνεύμα συμμαρτυρεί τω πνεύ- αποκάλυψιν των υιών του Θεού άπειδέχε-
ματι ημών, ότι εσμέν τέκνα Θεού.
The Spirit itself beareth witness D with

For the earnest expectation of the creaour spirit, cthat we are the children of ture waiteth for the manifestation of the God:

sons of God. a Now he which stablisheth us with

VER. 20. you in Christ, and hath anointed us,

Τη γάρ ματαιότητι η κτίσις υπετάγη, is God; Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit im ούχ εκούσα, αλλά δια των υποτάξαντα our hearts, 2 Cor. i. 21, 22. Now he

a For the creature was made subject to that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath vanity, not willingly, but by reasen of given unto us the earnest of the him who hath subjected the same in hope, Spirit, v. 5. And grieve not the Holy a And unto Adam he said, Because Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed thou hast hearkened unto the voice of unto the day of redemption, Eph. iv. thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of 30.

which I commanded thee, saying, b And hereby we know that we are Thou shalt not eat of it; cursed is the of the truth, and shall assure our ground for thy sake : in sorrow shalt hearts before him. For if our hearts thou eat of it all the days of thy life: condemn us, God is greater than our Thorns also and thistles shall it bring heart, and knoweth all things. Be- forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the loved, if our heart condemn us not, herb of the field. In the sweat of thy then have we confidence toward God, face shalt thou eat bread, till thou re1 John iii. 19-21. He that believeth turn unto the ground: for out of it on the Son of God hath the witness wast thou taken: for dust thou art, in himself: he that believeth not God, and unto dust shalt thou retum, bath made him a liar; because he be- Gen. iii. 17--19. And he called his lieveth not the record that God gave name Noah, saying, This same shall of his Son, v. 10.

comfort us concerning our work and «See on Matt. v. ver. 9. clause 3. toil of our hands, because of the ground

which the LORD hath cursed, v. 29. VER. 17.

And Godsaid unto Noah, The end of all Ει δε τέκνα, και κληρονόμοι κληρονόμοι | lesh is come before me; for the earth μεν Θεού, συγκληρονόμοι δε Χριστού είπερ is with filled with violence through συμπάσχομεν, ίνα και συνδοξασθώμεν. them: and, behold, I will destroy

And if children, a then heirs į bheirs them with the earth, vi. 13. The of God, and joint. heirs with Christ; ¢ if earth also is defiled under the inhaso be that we suffer with him, that we bitants thereof, because they have may be also glorified together.

transgressed the laws, changed the a See on Acts xx. ver. 32. clause 2. ordinance, broken the everlasting cob See on Matt. xxv. ver. 34. clauses venant.


ore hath the curse 3, 1.

devoured the earth, and they that «See on Matt. v. ver. 10.

dwell therein are desolate : therefore

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