For when we were in the flesh,[a](A) the sinful passions operated through the law in every part of us[b](B) and bore fruit for death.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 7:5 = a person’s life before accepting Christ
  2. Romans 7:5 Lit of our members

31 But Israel, pursuing the law for righteousness,(A) has not achieved the righteousness of the law.[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 9:31 Other mss read the law for righteousness

You who are trying to be justified by the law are alienated from Christ; you have fallen from grace.(A)

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regarding zeal,(A) persecuting(B) the church; regarding the righteousness that is in the law,(C) blameless.(D)

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