Romans 7:10

“And the commandment, which was ordained to life, I found to be unto death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the commandement which was ordained to life, I found to be vnto death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and this commandment, which was to result in life, proved to result in death for me;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and the commandment, which `was' unto life, this I found `to be' unto death:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I made the discovery that the law whose purpose was to give life had become a cause of death:
- Basic English Bible

And the commandment, which [was] for life, was found, [as] to me, itself [to be] unto death:
- Darby Bible

And the commandment which was ordained to life, I found to be to death.
- Webster's Bible

and, as it turned out, the very Commandment which was to bring me life, brought me death.
- Weymouth Bible

The commandment, which was for life, this I found to be for death;
- World English Bible

But Y was deed, and this comaundement that was to lijf, was foundun to me, to be to deth.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the command that [is] for life, this was found by me for death;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 7:10

7:10 The commandment which was intended for life - Doubtless it was originally intended by God as a grand means of preserving and increasing spiritual life, and leading to life everlasting.

People's Bible Notes for Romans 7:10

Ro 7:10 And the commandment, which [was ordained] to life. The commandments had a promise of Life. See Ro 10:5. I found [to be] unto death. When he found that, instead of keeping the commandments, he had broken them, he realized he was under condemnation.

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