Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
Through the lusts
But my people hearkened not to my voice, and Israel would none of me.
Ephraim is joined to idols, let him alone.
Leave them. They are blind leaders of blind men, and if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a ditch.
But God turned, and gave them over to serve the host of heaven, just as it is written in the book of the prophets, Did ye offer to me slain beasts and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
who in the generations that have passed allowed all the nations to go in their own ways,
Being therefore offspring of God, we ought not think the Divine to be like gold, or silver, or stone handiwork of the skill and thought of man.
darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the callousness of their heart.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and in all deception of unrighteousness in those who are perishing, in return for which, they did not accept the love of the truth in order for them to be saved.
Through the lusts
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body in order to obey it, in its lusts.
1 Corinthians 6:13
The foods are for the belly and the belly for foods, but God will abolish both this and these things. But the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
1 Thessalonians 4:4
for each of you to know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and reverence,
2 Timothy 2:20
Now in a great house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wood and earthen, and some for esteem and some for disesteem.
And likewise also the males, having left the natural use of the female, burned in their lust toward each other, males with males producing shamelessness, and receiving in themselves the recompense of their deviancy that was fitting
Thou shall not lay with mankind, as with womankind. It is abomination.
And they called to Lot, and said to him, Where are the men who came in to thee this night? Bring them out to us, that we may know them.