Parallel Verses

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,

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 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,

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 in the same way the males have abandoned the natural use of women and flamed out in lust for one another, men perpetrating shameless acts with their own sex and getting in their own persons the due recompense of their perversity. 28 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, 29 till they are filled with all manner of wickedness, depravity, lust, and viciousness, filled to the brim with envy, murder, quarrels, intrigues, and malignity ??slanderers,



Cross References

Romans 1:24

So God has given them up, in their heart's lust, to sexual vice, to the dishonouring of their own bodies, ??25 since they have exchanged the truth of God for an untruth, worshipping and serving the creature rather than the Creator who is blessed for ever: Amen.

Ephesians 5:4

no, nor indecent, silly, or scurrilous talk ??all that is improper. Rather, voice your thanks to God.

Acts 17:23

Why, as I passed along and scanned your objects of worship, I actually came upon an altar with the inscription TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. Well, I proclaim to you what you worship in your ignorance.

Acts 17:32

But on hearing of a 'resurrection of dead men,' some sneered, while others said, "We will hear you again on that subject."

Romans 1:18

But God's anger is revealed from heaven against all the impiety and wickedness of those who hinder the Truth by their wickedness.

Romans 1:21

Though they knew God, they have not glorified him as God nor given thanks to him; they have turned to futile speculations till their ignorant minds grew dark.

Romans 1:26

That is why God has given them up to vile passions; their women have exchanged the natural function of sex for what is unnatural,

Romans 8:7-8

For the interests of the flesh are hostile to God; they do not yield to the law of God (indeed they cannot).

1 Corinthians 15:34

Get back to your sober senses and avoid sin, for some of you ??and I say this to your shame ??some of you are insensible to God.

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

there the god of this world has blinded the minds of unbelievers, to prevent them seeing the light thrown by the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the likeness of God.

2 Corinthians 13:5-7

Put yourselves to the proof, not me; test yourselves, to see if you are in the faith. Do you not understand that Christ Jesus is within you? Otherwise you must be failures.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

in flaming fire, to inflict punishment on those who ignore God, even on those who refuse obedience to the gospel of our Lord Jesus,

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and with the full deceitfulness of evil for those who are doomed to perish, since they refuse to love the Truth that would save them.

2 Timothy 3:8

For these guides of theirs are hostile to the Truth, just as Jannes and Jambres were hostile to Moses; they are depraved in mind and useless for all purposes of faith.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but they deny him by their deeds; they are detestable, disobedient, and useless for good work of any kind.

2 Peter 3:5

They wilfully ignore the fact that heavens existed long ago, and an earth which the word of God formed of water and by water.

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