Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Romans 7:15 in English Standard Version "For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate." Ro 7:18 For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out. Ga 5:17 For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.