46 “When they sin against you—for there is no one who does not sin(A)—and you become angry with them and give them over to their enemies, who take them captive(B) to their own lands, far away or near;

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46 If they sin against thee, (for there is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near;

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12 But the witless can no more become wise
    than a wild donkey’s colt(A) can be born human.[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 11:12 Or wild donkey can be born tame

12 For vain men would be wise, though man be born like a wild ass's colt.

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14 “What are mortals, that they could be pure,
    or those born of woman,(A) that they could be righteous?(B)

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14 What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

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Do not bring your servant into judgment,
    for no one living is righteous(A) before you.

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And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.

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20 Indeed, there is no one on earth who is righteous,(A)
    no one who does what is right and never sins.(B)

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20 For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

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Friend deceives friend,(A)
    and no one speaks the truth.(B)
They have taught their tongues to lie;(C)
    they weary themselves with sinning.

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And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.

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23 Can an Ethiopian[a] change his skin
    or a leopard its spots?
Neither can you do good
    who are accustomed to doing evil.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 13:23 Hebrew Cushite (probably a person from the upper Nile region)

23 Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.

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The heart(A) is deceitful above all things
    and beyond cure.
    Who can understand it?

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The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

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No One Is Righteous

What shall we conclude then? Do we have any advantage?(A) Not at all! For we have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under the power of sin.(B)

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What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;

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All of us also lived among them at one time,(A) gratifying the cravings of our flesh[a](B) and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 2:3 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit.

Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

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