Romans 7:9

For I was alive apart from the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
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Basil the Great

AD 379
When the commandment, i.e., the power of the discernment of the good, came, the mind did not prevail over the baser thoughts but permitted its reason to be enslaved by the passions. Then sin revived but the mind died, suffering death because of its transgressions.
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Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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