(A)He who sins is of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, (B)that He might destroy the works of the devil.

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the one who practices sin is (A)of the devil; for the devil [a]has been sinning from the beginning. (B)The Son of God (C)appeared for this purpose, (D)to destroy the works of the devil.

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  1. 1 John 3:8 Lit sins

The one who practices sin [separating himself from God, and offending Him by acts of disobedience, indifference, or rebellion] is of the devil [and takes his inner character and moral values from him, not God]; for the devil has sinned and violated God’s law from the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil.

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The one who does what is sinful is of the devil,(A) because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God(B) appeared was to destroy the devil’s work.(C)

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He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

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24 O wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me (A)from this body of death? 25 (B)I thank God—through Jesus Christ our Lord!

So then, with the mind I myself serve the law of God, but with the flesh the law of sin.

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24 Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from [a](A)the body of this (B)death? 25 (C)Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh (D)the law of sin.

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  1. Romans 7:24 Or this body of death

24 Wretched and miserable man that I am! Who will [rescue me and] set me free from this body of death [this corrupt, mortal existence]? 25 Thanks be to God [for my deliverance] through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind serve the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh [my human nature, my worldliness, my sinful capacity—I serve] the law of sin.

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24 What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body that is subject to death?(A) 25 Thanks be to God, who delivers me through Jesus Christ our Lord!(B)

So then, I myself in my mind am a slave to God’s law,(C) but in my sinful nature[a] a slave to the law of sin.(D)

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  1. Romans 7:25 Or in the flesh

24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?

25 I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.

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(A)Therefore put to death (B)your members which are on the earth: (C)fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, (D)which is idolatry.

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(A)Therefore, [a]treat (B)the parts of your earthly body as dead to (C)sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which [b]amounts to idolatry.

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  1. Colossians 3:5 Lit put to death the parts of your body which are upon the earth
  2. Colossians 3:5 Lit is

So put to death and deprive of power the evil longings of your earthly body [with its sensual, self-centered instincts] immorality, impurity, sinful passion, evil desire, and greed, which is [a kind of] idolatry [because it replaces your devotion to God].

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Put to death,(A) therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature:(B) sexual immorality,(C) impurity, lust, evil desires and greed,(D) which is idolatry.(E)

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Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

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