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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
Nowe the workes of the flesh are manifest, which are these, adulterie, fornication, vncleannesse, lasciuiousnesse,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are `these': fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
- American Standard Version (1901)
Now the works of the flesh are clear, which are these: evil desire, unclean things, wrong use of the senses,
- Basic English Bible
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,
- Darby Bible
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these, Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
- Webster's Bible
Now you know full well the doings of our lower natures. Fornication, impurity, indecency, idol-worship, sorcery;
- Weymouth Bible
Now the works of the flesh are obvious, which are: adultery, sexual immorality, uncleanness, lustfulness,
- World English Bible
And werkis of the fleisch ben opyn, whiche ben fornicacioun, vnclennes, vnchastite, letcherie, seruice of false goddis,
- Wycliffe Bible
And manifest also are the works of the flesh, which are: Adultery, whoredom, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
- Youngs Literal Bible
5:19 Now the works of the flesh - By which that inward principle is discovered. Are manifest - Plain and undeniable. Works are mentioned in the plural because they are distinct from, and often inconsistent with, each other. But the fruit of the Spirit is mentioned in the singular, #Ga 5:22|, as being all consistent and connected together. Which are these - He enumerates those works of the flesh to which the Galatians were most inclined; and those parts of the fruit of the Spirit of which they stood in the greatest need. Lasciviousness - The Greek word means anything inward or outward that is contrary to chastity, and yet short of actual uncleanness.
Ga 5:19 Now the works of the flesh . . . are [these]. The tree is known by its fruits. We show our fruits whether we are of the flesh or Spirit. The works of the flesh are first given. Paul names (1) Four sins of sensuality; (2) two spiritual sins of false religion; (3) sins against our fellow men, of which nine are specified; (4) sins of intemperance, of which two are named. Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness. The sins of sensuality were sanctioned by the heathen religion in the worship of Venus, and sanctioned by the purest heathen moralists. Christianity had to breast the current of the whole world. It differs from heathen morality as day from night.
Anne's comment on 2013-05-09 18:32:23:
I understand this verse more clearly then adults and im 12
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