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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But fornication and all (A)uncleanness or (B)covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints;

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But (A)sexual immorality [a]or any impurity or greed must not even be mentioned among you, as is proper among [b]saints;

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  1. Ephesians 5:3 Lit and all
  2. Ephesians 5:3 Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people

But sexual immorality and all [moral] impurity [indecent, offensive behavior] or greed must not even be hinted at among you, as is proper among saints [for as believers our way of life, whether in public or in private, reflects the validity of our faith].

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But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality,(A) or of any kind of impurity, or of greed,(B) because these are improper for God’s holy people.

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But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;

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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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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,

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

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  1. Revelation 21:8 Or untrustworthy
  2. Revelation 21:8 I.e., burning sulfur

[a]He who overcomes [the world by adhering faithfully to Christ Jesus as Lord and Savior] will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son.(A) But as for the cowards and unbelieving and abominable [who are devoid of character and personal integrity and practice or tolerate immorality], and murderers, and sorcerers [with intoxicating drugs], and idolaters and occultists [who practice and teach false religions], and all the liars [who knowingly deceive and twist truth], their part will be in the lake that blazes with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”

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  1. Revelation 21:7 I.e. this refers to those who overcome among the churches in Rev 2; 3 and to all people who believe in Christ Jesus as Lord and Savior.

Those who are victorious(A) will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children.(B) But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars(C)—they will be consigned to the fiery lake of burning sulfur.(D) This is the second death.”(E)

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He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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27 But (A)there shall by no means enter it anything [a]that defiles, or causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s (B)Book of Life.

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  1. Revelation 21:27 NU, M profane, nor one who causes