Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentRomans 8:2
- The law of the Spirit of life (o nomov tou pneumatov thv zwhv).
- The principle or authority exercised by the Holy Spirit which bestows life and which rests "in Christ Jesus."
- Made me free (hleuterwsen me).
- First aorist active indicative of the old verb eleuterow for which see Galatians 5:1. Aleph B have se (thee) instead of me. It matters little. We are pardoned, we are free from the old law of sin and death (7:7-24), we are able by the help of the Holy Spirit to live the new life in Christ.