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Amplified

And so, since they did not see fit to acknowledge God or approve of Him or consider Him worth the knowing, God gave them over to a base and condemned mind to do things not proper or decent but loathsome,

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 have God in their knowledge, 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.

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;

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;

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a perverse understanding, to do those things which are not convenient,

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;

Verse Picture

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 the men also turned from natural relations with women and were set ablaze (burning out, consumed) with lust for one another -- "men committing shameful acts with men and suffering in their own bodies and personalities the inevitable consequences and penalty of their wrong-doing and going astray, which was [their] fitting retribution. 28 And so, since they did not see fit to acknowledge God or approve of Him or consider Him worth the knowing, God gave them over to a base and condemned mind to do things not proper or decent but loathsome, 29 Until they were filled (permeated and saturated) with every kind of unrighteousness, iniquity, grasping and covetous greed, and malice. [They were] full of envy and jealousy, murder, strife, deceit and treachery, ill will and cruel ways. [They were] secret backbiters and gossipers,



Cross References

Jeremiah 6:30

Men will call them reprobate and rejected silver [only dross, without good metal], because the Lord has rejected them.

Romans 1:24

Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their [own] hearts to sexual impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves [abandoning them to the degrading power of sin],

Ephesians 5:4

Let there be no filthiness (obscenity, indecency) nor foolish and sinful (silly and corrupt) talk, nor coarse jesting, which are not fitting or becoming; but instead voice your thankfulness [to God].

Job 21:14-15

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

Proverbs 1:7

The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord is the beginning and the principal and choice part of knowledge [its starting point and its essence]; but fools despise skillful and godly Wisdom, instruction, and discipline.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, O simple ones [open to evil], will you love being simple? And the scoffers delight in scoffing and [self-confident] fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord,

Proverbs 5:12-13

And you say, How I hated instruction and discipline, and my heart despised reproof!

Proverbs 17:16

Of what use is money in the hand of a [self-confident] fool to buy skillful and godly Wisdom -- "when he has no understanding or heart for it?

Jeremiah 4:22

[Their chastisement will continue until it has accomplished its purpose] for My people are stupid, says the Lord [replying to Jeremiah]; they do not know and understand Me. They are thickheaded children, and they have no understanding. They are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge [and know not how].

Jeremiah 9:6

Your habitation is in the midst of deceit [oppression upon oppression and deceit upon deceit]; through deceit they refuse to know and understand Me, says the Lord.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you [the priestly nation] have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you that you shall be no priest to Me; seeing you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed along and carefully observed your objects of worship, I came also upon an altar with this inscription, To the unknown god. Now what you are already worshiping as unknown, this I set forth to you.

Acts 17:32

Now when they had heard [that there had been] a resurrection from the dead, some scoffed; but others said, We will hear you again about this matter.

Romans 1:18

For God's [holy] wrath and indignation are revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who in their wickedness repress and hinder the truth and make it inoperative.

Romans 1:21

Because when they knew and recognized Him as God, they did not honor and glorify Him as God or give Him thanks. But instead they became futile and godless in their thinking [with vain imaginings, foolish reasoning, and stupid speculations] and their senseless minds were darkened.

Romans 1:26

For this reason God gave them over and abandoned them to vile affections and degrading passions. For their women exchanged their natural function for an unnatural and abnormal one,

Romans 8:7-8

[That is] because the mind of the flesh [with its carnal thoughts and purposes] is hostile to God, for it does not submit itself to God's Law; indeed it cannot.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake [ from your drunken stupor and return] to sober sense and your right minds, and sin no more. For some of you have not the knowledge of God [you are utterly and willfully and disgracefully ignorant, and continue to be so, lacking the sense of God's presence and all true knowledge of Him]. I say this to your shame.

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

For the god of this world has blinded the unbelievers' minds [that they should not discern the truth], preventing them from seeing the illuminating light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ (the Messiah), Who is the Image and Likeness of God.

2 Corinthians 10:5

[Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One),

2 Corinthians 13:5-7

Examine and test and evaluate your own selves to see whether you are holding to your faith and showing the proper fruits of it. Test and prove yourselves [ not Christ]. Do you not yourselves realize and know [thoroughly by an ever-increasing experience] that Jesus Christ is in you -- "unless you are [counterfeits] disapproved on trial and rejected?

2 Thessalonians 1:8

To deal out retribution (chastisement and vengeance) upon those who do not know or perceive or become acquainted with God, and [upon those] who ignore and refuse to obey the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

And by unlimited seduction to evil and with all wicked deception for those who are perishing (going to perdition) because they did not welcome the Truth but refused to love it that they might be saved.

2 Timothy 3:8

Now just as Jannes and Jambres were hostile to and resisted Moses, so these men also are hostile to and oppose the Truth. They have depraved and distorted minds, and are reprobate and counterfeit and to be rejected as far as the faith is concerned.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God [to recognize, perceive, and be acquainted with Him], but deny and disown and renounce Him by what they do; they are detestable and loathsome, unbelieving and disobedient and disloyal and rebellious, and [they are] unfit and worthless for good work (deed or enterprise) of any kind.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God [to recognize, perceive, and be acquainted with Him], but deny and disown and renounce Him by what they do; they are detestable and loathsome, unbelieving and disobedient and disloyal and rebellious, and [they are] unfit and worthless for good work (deed or enterprise) of any kind.

2 Peter 3:5

For they willfully overlook and forget this [fact], that the heavens [came into] existence long ago by the word of God, and the earth also which was formed out of water and by means of water,

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