Parallel Verses

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;

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;

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;

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;

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 Likewise also the men, leaving the natural function of the woman, burned in their lust toward one another, men doing what is inappropriate with men, and receiving in themselves the due penalty of their error. 28 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; 29 being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits, secret slanderers,



Cross References

Jeremiah 6:30

Men will call them rejected silver, because Yahweh has rejected them."

Romans 1:24

Therefore God also gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to uncleanness, that their bodies should be dishonored among themselves,

Ephesians 5:4

nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate; but rather giving of thanks.

Job 21:14-15

They tell God, 'Depart from us, for we don't want to know about your ways.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of knowledge; but the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1:22

"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:29

because they hated knowledge, and didn't choose the fear of Yahweh.

Proverbs 5:12-13

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

Proverbs 17:16

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

Jeremiah 4:22

"For my people are foolish, they don't know me. They are foolish children, and they have no understanding. They are skillful in doing evil, but to do good they have no knowledge."

Jeremiah 9:6

Your habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, says Yahweh.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you may be no priest to me. Because you have forgotten your God's law, I will also forget your children.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed along, and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription: 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.' What therefore you worship in ignorance, this I announce to you.

Acts 17:32

Now when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked; but others said, "We want to hear you again concerning this."

Romans 1:18

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

Romans 1:21

Because, knowing God, they didn't glorify him as God, neither gave thanks, but became vain in their reasoning, and their senseless heart was darkened.

Romans 1:26

For this reason, God gave them up to vile passions. For their women changed the natural function into that which is against nature.

Romans 8:7-8

because the mind of the flesh is hostile towards God; for it is not subject to God's law, neither indeed can it be.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Wake up righteously, and don't sin, for some have no knowledge of God. I say this to your shame.

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

in whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Good News of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn on them.

2 Corinthians 10:5

throwing down imaginations and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;

2 Corinthians 13:5-7

Test your own selves, whether you are in the faith. Test your own selves. Or don't you know as to your own selves, that Jesus Christ is in you? -- unless indeed you are disqualified.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

giving vengeance to those who don't know God, and to those who don't obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus,

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and with all deception of wickedness for those who are being lost, because they didn't receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

2 Timothy 3:8

Even as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so do these also oppose the truth; men corrupted in mind, who concerning the faith, are rejected.

Titus 1:16

They profess that they know God, but by their works they deny him, being abominable, disobedient, and unfit for any good work.

Titus 1:16

They profess that they know God, but by their works they deny him, being abominable, disobedient, and unfit for any good work.

2 Peter 3:5

For this they willfully forget, that there were heavens from of old, and an earth formed out of water and amid water, by the word of God;

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