Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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;

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,

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;

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 likewise also the males, abandoning the natural relations with the female, were inflamed in their desire toward one another, males with males committing the shameless deed, and receiving in themselves the penalty that was necessary for their error. 28 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, 29 being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greediness, malice, full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malevolence. [They are] gossipers,



Cross References

Jeremiah 6:30

{They are called} rejected silver, For Yahweh has rejected them."

Romans 1:24

Therefore God gave them over in the desires of their hearts to immorality, [that] their bodies would be dishonored among themselves,

Ephesians 5:4

and obscenity, and foolish talk, or coarse jesting (which [are] not proper), but rather thanksgiving.

Job 21:14-15

And they say to God, 'Turn away from us, for we do not desire to know your ways.

Proverbs 1:7

Fear of Yahweh [is the] beginning of knowledge; wisdom and instruction, fools despise.

Proverbs 1:22

"{How long}, O simple ones, will you love simplicity? And [how long] will scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:29

Since they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Yahweh,

Proverbs 5:12-13

and say "How I hated discipline, and I despised reproof!"

Proverbs 17:16

Why [is] this? A price in the hand of a fool, [in order] to buy wisdom where there is no {sense}.

Jeremiah 4:22

"For my people [are] foolish, they have not known me. They [are] foolish children, and they do not have insight. They [are] skillful at doing evil, and they do not know [how] to do good."

Jeremiah 9:6

Your dwelling [is] in the midst of deceit, upon deceit they refuse to know me," {declares} Yahweh.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from acting as a priest for me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Acts 17:23

For [as I] was passing through and observing carefully your objects of worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed, 'To an unknown God.' Therefore what you worship without knowing [it], this I proclaim to you--

Acts 17:32

Now [when they] heard about the resurrection of the dead, [some] scoffed, but [others] said, "We will hear you about this again also."

Romans 1:18

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

Romans 1:21

For [although they] knew God, they did not honor [him] as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their reasoning, and their senseless hearts were darkened.

Romans 1:26

Because of this, God gave them over to degrading passions, for their females exchanged the natural relations for those contrary to nature,

Romans 8:7-8

because the mindset of the flesh [is] enmity toward God, for [it is] not subjected to the law of God, for [it is] not able [to do so],

1 Corinthians 15:34

Sober up correctly and {stop sinning}, for some have no knowledge of God--I say [this] to your shame.

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that they would not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 10:5

and all pride that is raised up against the knowledge of God, and taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.

2 Corinthians 13:5-7

Test yourselves [to see] if you are in the faith. Examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize regarding yourselves that Jesus Christ [is] in you, unless you are unqualified?

2 Thessalonians 1:8

with burning flame giving punishment to those who do not know God and who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus,

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and with every unrighteous deception against those who are perishing, in place of which they did not accept the love of the truth, so that they would be saved.

2 Timothy 3:8

And {just as} Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so also these oppose the truth, people corrupted in mind, disqualified concerning the faith.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny [him], [because they] are detestable and disobedient, and unfit for every good deed.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny [him], [because they] are detestable and disobedient, and unfit for every good deed.

2 Peter 3:5

For [when] they maintain this, it escapes [their] notice that the heavens existed long ago and the earth held together out of water and through water by the word of God,

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