because through Christ Jesus(A) the law of the Spirit who gives life(B) has set you[a] free(C) from the law of sin(D) and death. For what the law was powerless(E) to do because it was weakened by the flesh,[b](F) God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh(G) to be a sin offering.[c](H) And so he condemned sin in the flesh,

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  1. Romans 8:2 The Greek is singular; some manuscripts me
  2. Romans 8:3 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verses 4-13.
  3. Romans 8:3 Or flesh, for sin

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