Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

not in passion of lust, as also the Gentiles who have not known God,

New American Standard Bible

not in lustful passion, like the Gentiles who do not know God;

King James Version

Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:

Holman Bible

not with lustful desires, like the Gentiles who don’t know God.

International Standard Version

not with passion and lust like the gentiles who do not know God.

American Standard Version

not in the passion of lust, even as the Gentiles who know not God;

Amplified

not [to be used] in lustful passion, like the Gentiles who do not know God and are ignorant of His will;

An Understandable Version

not in passionate lust, as the [unconverted] Gentiles, who do not know God, do.

Anderson New Testament

not in passionate desire, as the Gentiles do, who know not God;

Bible in Basic English

Not in the passion of evil desires, like the Gentiles, who have no knowledge of God;

Common New Testament

not in the passion of lust like the heathen, who do not know God;

Daniel Mace New Testament

person unsullied by the vices of the Gentiles, who know not God:

Darby Translation

(not in passionate desire, even as the nations who know not God,)

Godbey New Testament

not in the passion of lust, as indeed the Gentiles who do not know God;

Goodspeed New Testament

not to gratify his passion, like the heathen who know nothing of God.

John Wesley New Testament

Not in passionate desire, as the Gentiles who know not God.

Julia Smith Translation

Not in the passion of eager desire, as also the nations not knowing God:

King James 2000

Not in the lust of passion, even as the Gentiles who know not God:

Lexham Expanded Bible

not in lustful passion, just as also the Gentiles who do not know God;

Modern King James verseion

(not in the passion of lust, even as the nations who do not know God),

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and not in the lust of concupiscence, as do the heathen, which know not God,

Moffatt New Testament

not to gratify sensual passion like the Gentiles in their ignorance of God ??6 no one is to defraud or overreach his brother in this matter, for the Lord avenges all these sins, as we told you already in our solemn protest against them.

Montgomery New Testament

Not in the passion of lust, like the Gentiles who know not God.

NET Bible

not in lustful passion like the Gentiles who do not know God.

New Heart English Bible

not in the passion of lust, even as the Gentiles who do not know God;

Noyes New Testament

not in the passion of lust, even as the gentiles who know not God;

Sawyer New Testament

not with inordinate desires like the gentiles who know not God,

The Emphasized Bible

Not with a passion of coveting, - just as even the nations who know not God, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

not in the vile passion of lewdness, as the Gentiles which know not God;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And not for the mere gratification of his passions, like the Gentiles who know nothing of God;

Webster

Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles who know not God:

Weymouth New Testament

that you be not overmastered by lustful cravings, like the Gentiles who have no knowledge of God;

Williams New Testament

not out of evil passions as the heathen do who do not know God;

World English Bible

not in the passion of lust, even as the Gentiles who don't know God;

Worrell New Testament

not in passion of desire, even as the gentiles, who know not God;

Worsley New Testament

not in the passion of lust, like the heathens who know not God.

Youngs Literal Translation

not in the affection of desire, as also the nations that were not knowing God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the lust
πάθος 
Pathos 
Usage: 3

ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

as
καθάπερ 
Kathaper 
as, even as, as well as
Usage: 13

the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

Images 1 Thessalonians 4:5

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 4:5

Context Readings

Appeal For Continuing Sanctification

4 for each of you to know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and reverence, 5 not in passion of lust, as also the Gentiles who have not known God, 6 not to transgress and to cheat his brother in the affair, because the Lord is vengeful about all these things, as also we forewarned you and solemnly testified.


Cross References

Romans 1:26

Because of this God gave them up to shameful passions, for even their females changed the natural use into what is against nature.

Galatians 4:8

But of course not knowing God then, ye were in bondage to those in nature who are not gods,

Matthew 6:32

For the Gentiles seek after all these things, for your heavenly Father knows that ye need all these things.

Luke 12:30

For the nations of the world seek all these things, and your Father knows that ye have need of these things.

Acts 17:23

For, passing through and examining your religious objects, I also found an altar on which had been engraved, TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye worship unknowingly, him I proclaim to you.

Acts 17:30-31

Indeed therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God now commands for all men everywhere to repent.

Romans 1:24

And for this reason God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to uncleanness, to degrade their bodies among themselves,

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not approve having God in knowledge, God gave them over to an unfit mind, to do things that are not fit;

1 Corinthians 1:21

For since in the wisdom of God the world did not know God through its wisdom, it pleased God through the foolishness of preaching to save those who believe.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Sober up rightly, and do not sin, for some have ignorance of God. I speak shame about you.

Ephesians 2:12

that ye were at that time independent of Christ, alienated from the citizenship of Israel, and alien of the covenants of the promise, having no hope and godless in the world.

Ephesians 4:17-19

This I say therefore, and solemnly declare in Lord, for you to walk no longer as also the other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Colossians 3:5

Put to death therefore your body-parts on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

in a fire of flame rendering vengeance to those who have not known God, and to those not obeying the good-news of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:3

For enough time of life has past for you to accomplish the will of the Gentiles, having gone in debaucheries, lusts, excesses of wine, revelings, drinking parties, and lawless idolatries.

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