Romans 1:27

“And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And likewise also the men, leauing the naturall vse of the woman, burned in their lust one towards another, men with men working that which is vnseemely, and receiuing in themselues that recompense of their errour which was meet.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another, men with men working unseemliness, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was due.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in the same way the men gave up the natural use of the woman and were burning in their desire for one another, men doing shame with men, and getting in their bodies the right reward of their evil-doing.
- Basic English Bible

and in like manner the males also, leaving the natural use of the female, were inflamed in their lust towards one another; males with males working shame, and receiving in themselves the recompense of their error which was fit.
- Darby Bible

And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one towards another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet.
- Webster's Bible

in just the same way--neglecting that for which nature intends women--burned with passion towards one another, men practising shameful vice with men, and receiving in their own selves the reward which necessarily followed their misconduct.
- Weymouth Bible

Likewise also the men, leaving the natural function of the woman, burned in their lust toward one another, men doing what is inappropriate with men, and receiving in themselves the due penalty of their error.
- World English Bible

Also the men forsoken the kyndli vss of womman, and brenneden in her desiris togidere, and men in to men wrouyten filthehed, and resseyueden in to hem silf the meede that bihofte of her errour.
- Wycliffe Bible

and in like manner also the males having left the natural use of the female, did burn in their longing toward one another; males with males working shame, and the recompense of their error that was fit, in themselves receiving.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 1:27


1:27 Receiving the just recompense of their error - Their idolatry being punished with that unnatural lust, which was as horrible a dishonour to the body, as their idolatry was to God.


Discussion for Romans 1:27

  • Brenda Smith for verse 27
    God wants men and women together.we are not to lay with same sex.
  • Esmie Charlton for verse 27
    The bible is the written word of Almighty God,and nothing cannot change it.Whatever we sowed we shall reap.
  • Solomon N. for verse 27
    It is abnormal when a man is seeking sexual interest from fellow man . But remember those those who think they can correct God now will be sorry when they will stand before the judgement seat.
  • Alwyn Charles for verse 27
    The Bible is the Authoritative word of God. For all those that know everything but really know nothing. There is a day of Judgement.
  • Charlene for verse 27
    I believe in the holy spirit we walk by faith not by sight God word is god word and u can t change that The holy bible is real He has all the power not mankind At the end u will be rewarded It s all about god P
  • THE WORD OF GOD has proven itself to the fullest What we see happening is clearly written in the Bible When we say that the gay life is an abomination according to the word of God we find so many people trying to justify the life style by saying the Bible isn t real or we have people that try to understand it from a carnal non believers mind It s sad but true that theses things must come to pass as the Bible said they would GAY LIFE STYLES GOES AGAINST the creative act that God put in place We need more true born again believers to stand up and say yes I am intolerant to anything that will cause you to go to hell It s our Job to cry loud and spare not God s word has been here long before we have and it has not lost it s power when lived according to our faith Yes all sin is sin on the other hand Men having sex with other men leaving the natural use of the woman which God created is a out right ABOMINATION

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