(A)Put to death therefore (B)what is earthly in you:[a] (C)sexual immorality, impurity, (D)passion, evil desire, and covetousness, (E)which is idolatry.

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Footnotes

  1. Colossians 3:5 Greek therefore your members that are on the earth

13 For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you (A)put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

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19 Now (A)the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, (B)divisions, 21 envy,[a] drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that (C)those who do[b] such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 5:21 Some manuscripts add murder
  2. Galatians 5:21 Or make a practice of doing

24 And those who belong to Christ Jesus (A)have crucified the flesh with its (B)passions and desires.

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Or do you not know that the unrighteous[a] will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: (A)neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality,[b] 10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 6:9 Or wrongdoers
  2. 1 Corinthians 6:9 The two Greek terms translated by this phrase refer to the passive and active partners in consensual homosexual acts

13 (A)Do not present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but (B)present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness.

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But (A)sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness (B)must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be (C)no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, (D)which are out of place, but instead (E)let there be thanksgiving. For you may be sure of this, that (F)everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous ((G)that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. (H)Let no one (I)deceive you with empty words, for because of these things (J)the wrath of God comes upon (K)the sons of disobedience.

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11 Beloved, I urge you (A)as sojourners and exiles (B)to abstain from the passions of the flesh, (C)which wage war against your soul.

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

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 6:18 Or Every sin

19 They (A)have become callous and (B)have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity.

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21 I fear that when I come again my God may humble me before you, and I may have to mourn over many of those (A)who sinned earlier and have not repented of the impurity, (B)sexual immorality, and sensuality that they have practiced.

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The Law and Sin

What then shall we say? That the law is sin? By no means! Yet if it had not been for the law, (A)I would not have known sin. For I would not have known what it is to covet if (B)the law had not said, “You shall not covet.” But sin, (C)seizing an opportunity through the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness. (D)For apart from the law, sin lies dead.

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13 (A)“Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one (B)and the other. The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but (C)for the Lord, and (D)the Lord for the body.

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21 For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, (A)murder, adultery, 22 coveting, wickedness, deceit, (B)sensuality, (C)envy, (D)slander, (E)pride, (F)foolishness.

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19 For out of the heart come (A)evil thoughts, (B)murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, (C)slander.

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15 (A)Outside are (B)the dogs (C)and sorcerers and the sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

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(A)But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, (B)their portion will be in (C)the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is (D)the second death.”

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Warning Against Worldliness

What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions[a] are (A)at war within you?[b]

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Footnotes

  1. James 4:1 Greek pleasures; also verse 3
  2. James 4:1 Greek in your members

23 but I see in my members (A)another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members.

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(A)Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge (B)the sexually immoral and adulterous.

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16 that no one is (A)sexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal.

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