For the married woman is bound by law to her husband while he lives, but if her husband dies, she is released from the law of the husband. Therefore as a result, if she belongs to another man while[a] her husband is living, she will be called an adulteress. But if her husband dies, she is free from the law, so that she is not an adulteress if she[b] belongs to another man. So then, my brothers, you also were brought to death with respect to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to the one who was raised from the dead, in order that we may bear fruit for God.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 7:3 Here “while” is supplied as a component of the participle (“is living”) which is understood as temporal
  2. Romans 7:3 Here “if” is supplied as a component of the participle (“belongs”) which is understood as conditional

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