The “i” that belongs to me: pronominal and nontransitive use of "έγώ" in Romans 7: 7-25

Helmer Quintero Núñez


The meaning of “I” within the context of Romans 7 disposes different feasible soteriological models. Thus, the article contributes to the debate about its meaning and outlines a proposal relating the practical use of “ἐγὼ”. It also suggests that in some models of recognition of meaning, there is some degree of tolerance to non-viable criteria of interpretation.


Biblical Hermeneutics; Romans 7: 7-25; Christian Struggle; Christian Perfection; Salvation