Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

A Conservative Version

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

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 That every one of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor; 5 Not in the lust of passion, even as the Gentiles who know not God: 6 That no man transgress and wrong his brother in any matter: because the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.


Cross References

Romans 1:26

For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

Galatians 4:8

But then, when you knew not God, you did service unto them which by nature are no gods.

Matthew 6:32

(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knows that you have need of all these things.

Luke 12:30

For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and your Father knows that you have need of these things.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore you ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.

Acts 17:30-31

And the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now commands all men everywhere to repent:

Romans 1:24

Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonor their own bodies between themselves:

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper;

1 Corinthians 1:21

For since in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

Ephesians 2:12

That at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:

Ephesians 4:17-19

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Colossians 3:5

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

2 Thessalonians 1:8

In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 4:3

For the time past of our life will suffice us to have done the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in licentiousness, lusts, excess of wine, reveling, carousing, and abominable idolatries:

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