Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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;

New American Standard Bible

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,

King James Version

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 convenient;

Holman Bible

And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, because they did not think it worthwhile to keep knowing God fully, God delivered them to degraded minds to perform acts that should not be done.

American Standard Version

And even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up unto a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

Amplified

And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God or consider Him worth knowing [as their Creator], God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do things which are improper and repulsive,

An Understandable Version

And since these people refused to acknowledge God, He has allowed [or, abandoned] them to have degraded minds and to practice those things which they should not do.

Anderson New Testament

And as they refused to acknowledge God, God delivered them up to an undiscerning mind, to do detestable things;

Bible in Basic English

And because they had not the mind to keep God in their knowledge, God gave them up to an evil mind, to do those things which are not right;

Common New Testament

And since they did not see fit to retain the knowledge of God, God gave them over to a base mind, to do what ought not to be done.

Daniel Mace New Testament

As they did not seek the favour of God, by worshipping him, God gave them over to a depraved sense, to act unworthy of human nature;

Darby Translation

And according as they did not think good to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind to practise unseemly things;

Godbey New Testament

And as they did not approve to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are inappropriate;

Goodspeed New Testament

And just as they refused to recognize God any longer, God has abandoned them to unworthy impulses and indecent conduct.

John Wesley New Testament

And as they were not careful to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them up to an undiscerning mind, to do things not expedient, Filled with all injustice, maliciousness, covetousness, wickedness:

Julia Smith Translation

And as they chose not to have God in knowledge, God delivered them to an adulterated purpose, to do things not fitting;

King James 2000

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;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And just as they did not see fit {to recognize God}, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do the things [that are] not proper,

Modern King James verseion

And even as they did not think fit to have God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do the things not right,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as it seemed not good unto them to be a known of God, even so God delivered them up unto a lewd mind, that they should do those things which were not comely,

Moffatt New Testament

Yes, as they disdained to acknowledge God any longer, God has given them up to a reprobate instinct, for the perpetration of what is improper,

Montgomery New Testament

And just as they refused to continue to retain God in their knowledge, so did God cast them out to an outcast mind, to do those things which were indecent.

NET Bible

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what should not be done.

New Heart English Bible

Even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God abandoned them to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

Noyes New Testament

And as they did not choose to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind, to do things which are shameful;

Sawyer New Testament

And as they did not choose to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind, to do things which are not proper,

The Emphasized Bible

And, even as they did not approve to be holding, God, in acknowledgment, God gave them up unto a disapproved mind to be doing the things that are not becoming,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And since they thought not fit to hold the Deity in acknowledgment, God abandoned them to a reprobate mind, to practise deeds unbecoming;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then, as they would not keep God before their minds, God abandoned them to depraved thoughts, so that they did all kinds of shameful things.

Webster

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 convenient;

Weymouth New Testament

And just as they had refused to continue to have a full knowledge of God, so it was to utterly worthless minds that God gave them up, for them to do things which should not be done.

Williams New Testament

And so, as they did not approve of fully recognizing God any longer, God gave them up to minds that He did not approve, to practices that were improper;

World English Bible

Even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

Worrell New Testament

And, as they did not approve the holding of God in their knowledge, God delivered them up to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not becoming;

Worsley New Testament

And as they were not careful to acknowledge God, God gave them up to an undiscerning mind to do things that were not fit to be done:

Youngs Literal Translation

And, according as they did not approve of having God in knowledge, God gave them up to a disapproved mind, to do the things not seemly;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

even as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

δοκιμάζω 
Dokimazo 
Usage: 20

not
οὐ 
Ou 
μή 
me 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 493

δοκιμάζω 
Dokimazo 
Usage: 20

to retain
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

God
θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

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

ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

παραδίδωμι 
Paradidomi 
Usage: 75


Usage: 0

παραδίδωμι 
Paradidomi 
Usage: 75

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

G96
ἀδόκιμος 
Adokimos 
Usage: 8

νοῦς 
Nous 
Usage: 24

to do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372


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

καθήκω 
Katheko 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 1:28

Images Romans 1:28

Prayers for Romans 1:28

Context Readings

God Hands Sinful Humanity Over To Depravity

27 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 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; 29 having been filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity;



Cross References

Jeremiah 6:30

Waste silver, men shall call them, because LORD has rejected them.

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,

Ephesians 5:4

also indecency, and foolish talking or jesting, things not befitting, but thankfulness instead.

Job 21:14-15

And they say to God, Depart from us, for we do not desire the knowledge of thy ways.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of LORD is the beginning of knowledge. The foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? And scoffers delight them in scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:29

because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of LORD.

Proverbs 5:12-13

and say, How I have hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof.

Proverbs 17:16

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, since he has no understanding?

Proverbs 17:16

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, since he has no understanding?

Jeremiah 9:6

Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit. Through deceit they refuse to know me, says LORD.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because thou have rejected knowledge, I also will reject thee, that thou shall be no priest to me. Since thou have forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy sons.

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 17:32

But when they heard the resurrection of the dead, of course they mocked, but others said, We will hear thee again about this.

Romans 1:18

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all irreverence and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,

Romans 1:21

Because, although knowing God, they did not glorify him as God, nor were they thankful, but became vain in their reasonings and their heart was darkened without understanding.

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.

Romans 8:7-8

Because the mentality of the flesh is enmity against God, for it is not submissive to the law of God, for neither is it able.

1 Corinthians 15:34

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

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.

2 Corinthians 10:5

casting down imaginations, and every high thing exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought captive into the obedience of the Christ,

2 Corinthians 13:5-7

Examine yourselves whether ye are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or know ye not yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you? Unless ye are test-failing something.

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.

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

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.

2 Timothy 3:8

And by which way Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so also do these oppose the truth. Men corrupted in mind, worthless about the faith.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but in their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and worthless for every good work.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but in their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and worthless for every good work.

2 Peter 3:5

For this is willfully ignored by them, that long ago there were heavens, and an earth that came together out of water and by water by the word of God,

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