26 For this reason God gave them up to (A)vile passions. For even their [a]women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. 27 Likewise also the [b]men, leaving the natural use of the [c]woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things (B)which are not fitting; 29 being filled with all unrighteousness, [d]sexual immorality, wickedness, [e]covetousness, [f]maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers, 30 backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31 [g]undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, [h]unforgiving, unmerciful;

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 1:26 Lit. females
  2. Romans 1:27 Lit. males
  3. Romans 1:27 Lit. female
  4. Romans 1:29 NU omits sexual immorality
  5. Romans 1:29 greed
  6. Romans 1:29 malice
  7. Romans 1:31 without understanding
  8. Romans 1:31 NU omits unforgiving

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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11 And have (A)no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather [a]expose them.

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  1. Ephesians 5:11 reprove

For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, [a]unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, (A)traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Timothy 3:3 irreconcilable