16 For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, (A)the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of the world.

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16 For all that is in the world, (A)the lust of the flesh and (B)the lust of the eyes and (C)the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.

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16 For all that is in the world—the lust and sensual craving of the flesh and the lust and longing of the eyes and the boastful pride of life [pretentious confidence in one’s resources or in the stability of earthly things]—these do not come from the Father, but are from the world.

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16 For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh,(A) the lust of the eyes,(B) and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.

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16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

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Walking in the Spirit

16 I say then: (A)Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. 17 For (B)the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, (C)so that you do not do the things that you wish.

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16 But I say, (A)walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out (B)the desire of the flesh. 17 For (C)the desire of the flesh is against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, (D)in order to keep you from doing whatever you want.

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16 But I say, walk habitually in the [Holy] Spirit [seek Him and be responsive to His guidance], and then you will certainly not carry out the desire of the [a]sinful nature [which responds impulsively without regard for God and His precepts]. 17 For the sinful nature has its desire which is opposed to the Spirit, and the [desire of the] Spirit opposes the [b]sinful nature; for these [two, the sinful nature and the Spirit] are in direct opposition to each other [continually in conflict], so that you [as believers] do not [always] do whatever [good things] you want to do.

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  1. Galatians 5:16 Lit flesh.
  2. Galatians 5:17 Lit flesh.

16 So I say, walk by the Spirit,(A) and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.(B) 17 For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh.(C) They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever[a] you want.(D)

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  1. Galatians 5:17 Or you do not do what

16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.

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(A)that each of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor, (B)not in passion of lust, (C)like the Gentiles (D)who do not know God;

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that (A)each of you know how to [a]possess his own [b](B)vessel in sanctification and (C)honor, not in [c](D)lustful passion, like the Gentiles who (E)do not know God;

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  1. 1 Thessalonians 4:4 Or acquire
  2. 1 Thessalonians 4:4 I.e., body; or wife
  3. 1 Thessalonians 4:5 Lit passion of lust

that each of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor [being available for God’s purpose and separated from things profane], not [to be used] in lustful passion, like the Gentiles who do not know God and are ignorant of His will;

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that each of you should learn to control your own body[a](A) in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust(B) like the pagans,(C) who do not know God;(D)

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  1. 1 Thessalonians 4:4 Or learn to live with your own wife; or learn to acquire a wife

That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;

Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:

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For God did not call us to uncleanness, (A)but in holiness.

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For (A)God has not called us for [a](B)impurity, but in sanctification.

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  1. 1 Thessalonians 4:7 I.e., moral corruption

For God has not called us to impurity, but to holiness [to be dedicated, and set apart by behavior that pleases Him, whether in public or in private].

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For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.(A)

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For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.

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18 (A)Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins (B)against his own body.

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18 (A)Flee sexual immorality. Every other sin that a person commits is outside the body, but the [a]sexually immoral person sins against his own body.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 6:18 Or one who practices sexual immorality