Romans 7:7-9 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Acquaintance with Sin Through the Law. 7 What then can we say? That the law is sin? Of course not! Yet I did not know sin except through the law, and I did not know what it is to covet except that the law said, “You shall not covet.” 8 But sin, finding an opportunity in the commandment, produced in me every kind of covetousness. Apart from the law sin is dead. 9 I once lived outside the law, but when the commandment came, sin became alive;
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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