For that which I do I know not: for not what I would, that do I practise; but what I hate, that I do. 16
But if what I would not, that I do, I consent unto the law that it is good. 17
So now it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwelleth in me. 18
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me, but to do that which is good is not. 19
For the good which I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I practise. 20
But if what I would not, that I do, it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwelleth in me.
21I find then the law, that, to me who would do good, evil is present. 22For I delight in the law of God after the inward man: 23but I see a different law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity under the law of sin which is in my members. 24Wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me out of the body of this death? 25I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then I of myself with the mind, indeed, serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.