7:23 But I see a different law in my members waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that is in my members. 7:24 Wretched man that I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death? 7:25 Thanks be 1 to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, 2 I myself serve the law of God with my mind, but 3 with my flesh I serve 4 the law of sin.
1 tc ‡ Most
2 tn There is a double connective here that cannot be easily preserved in English: “consequently therefore,” emphasizing the conclusion of what he has been arguing.
3 tn Greek emphasizes the contrast between these two clauses more than can be easily expressed in English.
4 tn The words “I serve” have been repeated here for clarity.