For [a]this you know, that no fornicator, unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any (A)inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

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  1. Ephesians 5:5 NU know this

For this you know with certainty, that (A)no sexually immoral or [a]impure or greedy person, which [b]amounts to an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom (B)of Christ and God.

(C)See that no one deceives you with empty words, for because of these things (D)the wrath of God comes upon (E)the [c]sons of disobedience.

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  1. Ephesians 5:5 I.e., morally impure
  2. Ephesians 5:5 Lit is
  3. Ephesians 5:6 I.e., people opposed to God

For be sure of this: no immoral, impure, or greedy person—for that one is [in effect] an idolater—has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God [for such a person places a higher value on something other than God].

Let no one deceive you with empty arguments [that encourage you to sin], for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience [those who habitually sin].(A)

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For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person—such a person is an idolater(A)—has any inheritance(B) in the kingdom of Christ and of God.[a](C) Let no one deceive you(D) with empty words, for because of such things God’s wrath(E) comes on those who are disobedient.(F)

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  1. Ephesians 5:5 Or kingdom of the Messiah and God

For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

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19 Now (A)the works of the flesh are evident, which are: [a]adultery, [b]fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, 20 idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, 21 envy, [c]murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that (B)those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

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  1. Galatians 5:19 NU omits adultery
  2. Galatians 5:19 sexual immorality
  3. Galatians 5:21 NU omits murders

19 Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: (A)sexual immorality, impurity, indecent behavior, 20 idolatry, (B)witchcraft, hostilities, (C)strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, (D)selfish ambition, dissensions, (E)factions, 21 envy, (F)drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not (G)inherit the kingdom of God.

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19 Now the practices of the [a]sinful nature are clearly evident: they are sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality (total irresponsibility, lack of self-control), 20 [b]idolatry, [c]sorcery, hostility, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions [that promote heresies], 21 envy, drunkenness, riotous behavior, and other things like these. I warn you beforehand, just as I did previously, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

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  1. Galatians 5:19 Lit flesh.
  2. Galatians 5:20 Including prostitution, which was often part of pagan ritual.
  3. Galatians 5:20 Including such things as occult practices, witchcraft, worship of evil powers, drug-induced trances.

19 The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality,(A) impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like.(B) I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.(C)

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19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

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Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. (A)Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor [a]homosexuals, nor [b]sodomites, 10 nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 6:9 catamites, those submitting to homosexuals
  2. 1 Corinthians 6:9 male homosexuals

Or (A)do you not know that the unrighteous will not (B)inherit the kingdom of God? (C)Do not be deceived; (D)neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor [a]homosexuals, 10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor those habitually drunk, nor verbal abusers, nor swindlers, will (E)inherit the kingdom of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 6:9 Two Gr words in the text, prob. submissive and dominant male homosexuals

Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit or have any share in the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; [a]neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate [by perversion], nor [b]those who participate in homosexuality, 10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers [whose words are used as weapons to abuse, insult, humiliate, intimidate, or slander], nor swindlers will inherit or have any share in the kingdom of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 6:9 This list of sinners, which continues into v 10, is used by Paul to describe various sinful lifestyles. All such lifestyles are impossible for true believers, who continue to sin but not to live lives of sin.
  2. 1 Corinthians 6:9 Lit male homosexuals.

Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God?(A) Do not be deceived:(B) Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers(C) nor men who have sex with men[a](D) 10 nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers(E) will inherit the kingdom of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 6:9 The words men who have sex with men translate two Greek words that refer to the passive and active participants in homosexual acts.

Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

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Our Final Victory

50 Now this I say, brethren, that (A)flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does corruption inherit incorruption.

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The Mystery of Resurrection

50 Now I say this, brothers and sisters, that (A)flesh and blood cannot (B)inherit the kingdom of God; nor does [a]the perishable inherit [b](C)the imperishable.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 15:50 Lit corruption
  2. 1 Corinthians 15:50 Lit incorruption

The Mystery of Resurrection

50 Now I say this, believers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit nor be part of the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable (mortal) inherit the imperishable (immortal).

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50 I declare to you, brothers and sisters, that flesh and blood(A) cannot inherit the kingdom of God,(B) nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.(C)

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50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.

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He who overcomes [a]shall inherit all things, and (A)I will be his God and he shall be My son. (B)But the cowardly, [b]unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in (C)the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”

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  1. Revelation 21:7 M I shall give him these things
  2. Revelation 21:8 M adds and sinners,