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Romans 8:7–8

For the mind that is set on the flesh is vhostile to God, for it does not submit to God’s law; windeed, it cannot. Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

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Romans 8:7–8 — The New International Version (NIV)

The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. Those who are in the realm of the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

For the sinful nature is always hostile to God. It never did obey God’s laws, and it never will. That’s why those who are still under the control of their sinful nature can never please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be. So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — New Century Version (NCV)

When people’s thinking is controlled by the sinful self, they are against God, because they refuse to obey God’s law and really are not even able to obey God’s law. Those people who are ruled by their sinful selves cannot please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can it be: and they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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: and they that are in flesh cannot please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

This is so because the corrupt nature has a hostile attitude toward God. It refuses to place itself under the authority of God’s standards because it can’t. Those who are under the control of the corrupt nature can’t please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

For the mind-set of the flesh is hostile to God because it does not submit itself to God’s law, for it is unable to do so. Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For this reason the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law—indeed it cannot, and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

because the mindset of the flesh is enmity toward God, for it is not subjected to the law of God, for it is not able to do so, and those who are in the flesh are not able to please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

The sinful mind is at war with God. It does not obey God’s law. It can’t. Those who are controlled by their sinful nature can’t please God.

Romans 8:7–8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

because the mind set on the flesh is hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so,

and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.