that ye put off, as to your former manner of life, the old man, who is corrupt according to the desires of deceit;
knowing this, that our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be brought to nought, that we should no more be in bondage to sin;
but exhort one another daily, so long as it is called "To-day," lest anyone of you be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin;
Therefore, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us??aving thrown off every encumbrance and the easily besetting sin??et us run with patience the race lying before us;
Wherefore, putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive in meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
Wherefore, having put away false-hood, speak ye truth each one with his neighbor, because we are members one of another.
for sin, taking occasion through the commandment, thoroughly deceived me, and through it slew me.
For ye heard of my conduct formerly in Judaism; that, beyond measure, I was persecuting the assembly of God, and laying it waste;
among whom we also all once lived in the desires of our flesh, doing the will of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest;
This, therefore, I say, and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the gentiles also walk, in the vanity of their mind,
in Whom ye were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hand, in the putting off of the body of the flesh, in the circumcision of Christ;
in which things ye also formerly walked, when ye were living in these things.
For we also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving manifold desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
If anyone thinks that he is religious, while he bridles not his own tongue, but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
knowing that, not with perishable things, with silver or gold, were ye redeemed from your vain course of life handed down from your fathers;
Having, therefore, put away all wickedness, and all guile, and hypocrisy, and envies, and all evil speakings,
For the time past is sufficient to have wrought the will of the gentiles, having walked in wantonness, lusts, wine-bibbings, revelings, carousings, and impious idolatries;
and delivered righteous Lot, distressed by the conduct of those who were impious in lasciviousness,