Romans 3:20b; 7:7
20because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.
7What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, “You shall not covet.”
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