And as they chose not to have God in knowledge, God delivered them to an adulterated purpose, to do things not fitting;
Wherefore God delivered them in the eager desire of their hearts to uncleanness, to dishonour their bodies in themselves:
And obscenity, and silly discourse, or wit, which things concern not; but rather thankfulness.
And they will say to God, Depart from us; and we desired not the knowledge of thy ways.
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge: the foolish despised wisdom and instruction.
How long, ye simple, will ye love simplicity? and mockers delight to mock for them, and the foolish hate knowledge?
For that they hated knowledge, and chose not the fear of Jehovah:
And thou saidst, How did I hate instruction, and my heart despise reproofs
Wherefore this a price in the hand of the foolish one to obtain wisdom, and no heart?
For my people are foolish, they knew me not; foolish sons are they and they not understanding; wise are they to do evil, and to do good they knew not
Thy dwelling is in the midst of deceit; by deceit they refused to know me, says Jehovah.
My people were cut off from not knowing: because thou didst reject knowledge and I will reject thee from being priest to me: and thou wilt forget the instructions of thy God; I will also forget thy sons, also I
For having passed by, and beholding your venerations, I found also an altar upon which was inscribed, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom not knowing therefore ye reverence, him I announce to you.
And having heard of the rising up of the dead, they treated with mockery; and said, We will hear thee again concerning this.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven upon all profanation and injustice of men, of those detaining the truth in injustice;
Wherefore having known God, not as God did they honour or return thanks; but were rendered vain in their conversations, and their heart without understanding was darkened.
Therefore God delivered them to the suffering of ignominy: for also their females changed the natural use into that against generation:
Wherefore the thought of the flesh enmity to God: for it is not subject to the law of God, for it cannot be.
Recover your senses rightly, and in not; for some have a want of knowledge of God: I speak to your confusion.
In whom the God of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, so that the enlightening of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.
Taking down reckonings, and every elevation lifted up against the knowledge of God, and taking captive every thought to the obedience of Christ;
Try yourselves, if ye are in the faith; prove yourselves. Or know ye not yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you, unless ye are not tried?
In fire of flame giving vengeance to them not knowing God, and to them not listening to the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ:
And in all deceit of iniquity in the lost; because they received not the love of the truth, for them to be saved.
And as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so also these have withstood the truth: men corrupted in mind, not tried concerning the faith.