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.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  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.

Read full chapter

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.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  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)

Read full chapter

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.

Read full chapter

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.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  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.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  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)

Read full chapter

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)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  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.

Read full chapter

20 For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds (A)the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.

Read full chapter

20 “For I say to you that unless your (A)righteousness far surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

Read full chapter

20 “For I say to you that unless your righteousness (uprightness, moral essence) is more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Read full chapter

20 For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.(A)

Read full chapter

20 For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Read full chapter

43 (A)If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life [a]maimed, rather than having two hands, to go to [b]hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched— 44 [c]where

(B)‘Their worm does not die
And the fire is not quenched.’

45 And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame, rather than having two feet, to be cast into [d]hell, [e]into the fire that shall never be quenched— 46 where

(C)‘Their worm does not die
And the fire is not quenched.’

47 And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes, to be cast into [f]hell fire—

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Mark 9:43 crippled
  2. Mark 9:43 Gr. Gehenna
  3. Mark 9:44 NU omits v. 44.
  4. Mark 9:45 Gr. Gehenna
  5. Mark 9:45 NU omits the rest of v. 45 and all of v. 46.
  6. Mark 9:47 Gr. Gehenna

43 And (A)if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life maimed, than, having your two hands, to go into [a](B)hell, into the (C)unquenchable fire.[b] 45 And if your foot is causing you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life without a foot, than, having your two feet, to be thrown into [c](D)hell.[d] 47 And (E)if your eye is causing you to sin, throw it away; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, than, having two eyes, to be thrown into [e](F)hell,

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Mark 9:43 Gr Gehenna
  2. Mark 9:43 Late mss repeat v 48 here as v 44
  3. Mark 9:45 Gr Gehenna
  4. Mark 9:45 Late mss repeat v 48 here as v 46; cf. note 2 v 43
  5. Mark 9:47 Gr Gehenna

43 If your hand causes you to stumble and sin, cut it off [that is, remove yourself from the source of temptation]! It is better for you to enter life crippled, than to have two hands and go into [a]hell, into the unquenchable fire, 44 [b][where their worm does not die, and the fire is not put out.](A) 45 If your foot causes you to stumble and sin, cut it off [that is, remove yourself from the source of temptation]! It would be better for you to enter life lame than to have two feet and be thrown into hell, 46 [c][where their worm does not die, and the fire is not put out.](B) 47 If your eye causes you to stumble and sin, throw it out [that is, remove yourself from the source of temptation]! It would be better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Mark 9:43 See note Matt 5:22.
  2. Mark 9:44 Vv 44 and 46 are not found in early mss.
  3. Mark 9:46 Vv 44 and 46 are not found in early mss.

43 If your hand causes you to stumble,(A) cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go into hell,(B) where the fire never goes out.(C) [44] [a] 45 And if your foot causes you to stumble,(D) cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than to have two feet and be thrown into hell.(E) [46] [b] 47 And if your eye causes you to stumble,(F) pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,(G)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Mark 9:44 Some manuscripts include here the words of verse 48.
  2. Mark 9:46 Some manuscripts include here the words of verse 48.

43 And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:

44 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

45 And if thy foot offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter halt into life, than having two feet to be cast into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:

46 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

47 And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire:

Read full chapter