Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.

King James Version

Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

Holman Bible

Although they know full well God's just sentence-that those who practice such things deserve to die-they not only do them, but even applaud others who practice them.

International Standard Version

Although they know God's just requirement that those who practice such things deserve to die they not only do these things but even applaud others who practice them.

A Conservative Version

Who, knowing the righteousness of God, that those who commit such things are worthy of death, not only do them, but also favor those who do.

American Standard Version

who, knowing the ordinance of God, that they that practise such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but also consent with them that practise them.

Amplified

Though they are fully aware of God's righteous decree that those who do such things deserve to die, they not only do them themselves but approve and applaud others who practice them.

An Understandable Version

These people know that God's decrees require that those who practice such things deserve to die [i.e., either spiritual or temporal punishment], yet they not only do the same things [themselves], but even approve of other people who practice them.

Anderson New Testament

who, acknowledging the judgment of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, not only do them, but approve those who practice them.

Bible in Basic English

Who, though they have knowledge of the law of God, that the fate of those who do these things is death, not only go on doing these things themselves, but give approval to those who do them.

Common New Testament

Though they know God's righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who knowing the divine rule of right, did not perceive that they who commit such things are worthy of death, and not only they who do the same, but they who give countenance to those that do them.

Darby Translation

who knowing the righteous judgment of God, that they who do such things are worthy of death, not only practise them, but have fellow delight in those who do them.

Godbey New Testament

who, knowing the rightfulness of God, that those who do such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but they even delight in those who are doing them.

Goodspeed New Testament

They know God's decree that those who act in this way deserve to die, yet they not only do it, but applaud any who do.

John Wesley New Testament

Who knowing the righteous judgment of God, that they who do such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in those that do them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who having understood the righteousness of God, they did not understand that those who do such things are worthy of death, not only those that do the same, but even those who encourage those that do them.

Julia Smith Translation

Who knowing the justice of God, that they doing such things are worthy of death, not only do them, but also approve those doing.

King James 2000

Who knowing the judgment of God, that they who commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who, [although they] know the requirements of God, that those who do such things are worthy of death, not only do they do the same [things], but also they approve of those who do [them].

Modern King James verseion

who, knowing the righteous order of God, that those practicing such things are worthy of death, not only do them, but have pleasure in those practicing them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which men, though they knew the righteousness of God, how that they which such things commit are worthy of death: yet not only do the same, but also have pleasure in them that do them.

Moffatt New Testament

though they know God's decree that people who practise such vice deserve death, they not only do it themselves but applaud those who practise it.

Montgomery New Testament

Though they knew well the ordinance of God, that those who practise such vices are worthy of death, they not only continue to do the same, but were even applauding those who practise vice.

NET Bible

Although they fully know God's righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but also approve of those who practice them.

New Heart English Bible

who, knowing the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but also approve of those who practice them.

Noyes New Testament

who, although knowing the ordinance of God, that they who practise such things deserve death, not only do them themselves, but approve of those who do them.

Sawyer New Testament

who knowing the ordinance of God, that those who do such things deserve death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in those who do them.

The Emphasized Bible

Who, indeed, having acknowledged the righteous sentence of God, - that, they who such things as these do practise, are worthy of death, not only, the same things, are doing, but are even delighting together with them who are practising them .

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who, though they know the righteous judgment of God, that they who live in such practices are worthy of death, not only do the same, but also find pleasure in the company of those who live in these practices.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Well aware of God's decree, that those who do such things deserve to die, not only are they guilty of them themselves, but they even applaud those who do them.

Webster

Who, knowing the judgment of God, that they who commit such things are worthy of death; not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

Weymouth New Testament

In short, though knowing full well the sentence which God pronounces against actions such as theirs, as things which deserve death, they not only practise them, but even encourage and applaud others who do them.

Williams New Testament

Although they know full well God's sentence that those who practice such things deserve to die, yet they not only practice them but even applaud others who do them.

World English Bible

who, knowing the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but also approve of those who practice them.

Worrell New Testament

who, indeed, knowing the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but also consent with those who practice them.

Worsley New Testament

who though they knew the just judgement of God, (that they who commit such practises are worthy of death) yet not only do these very things, but also countenance and encourage others in the practice of them.

Youngs Literal Translation

who the righteous judgment of God having known -- that those practising such things are worthy of death -- not only do them, but also have delight with those practising them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

ἐπιγινώσκω 
Epiginosko 
Usage: 37

δικαίωμα 
Dikaioma 
Usage: 10

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


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

πράσσω 
Prasso 
Usage: 35

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28

of death
θάνατος 
Thanatos 
Usage: 100

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

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

the same

Usage: 0

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

συνευδοκέω 
suneudokeo 
Usage: 5


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

Context Readings

God Hands Sinful Humanity Over To Depravity

31 without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful; 32 and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.



Cross References

Romans 6:21

Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death.

Psalm 50:18

"When you see a thief, you are pleased with him, And you associate with adulterers.

Luke 11:48

"So you are witnesses and approve the deeds of your fathers; because it was they who killed them, and you build their tombs.

Acts 8:1

Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.

Acts 22:20

'And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing by approving, and watching out for the coats of those who were slaying him.'

Hosea 7:3

With their wickedness they make the king glad, And the princes with their lies.

Mark 14:10-11

Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went off to the chief priests in order to betray Him to them.

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

For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 2:1-5

Therefore you have no excuse, everyone of you who passes judgment, for in that which you judge another, you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.

Romans 2:21-23

you, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that one shall not steal, do you steal?

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