1 Thessalonians 4:5
Good News Translation
not with a lustful desire, like the heathen who do not know God.

Contemporary English Version
Don't be a slave of your desires or live like people who don't know God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Not in the passion of lust, like the Gentiles that know not God:

New American Bible
not in lustful passion as do the Gentiles who do not know God;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Not in the passion of lust, like the Gentiles that know not God:

in the.

Romans 1:24,26 Wherefore, God gave them up to the desires of their heart, unto uncleanness: to dishonour their own bodies among themselves. . . .

Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, lust, evil concupiscence and covetousness, which is the service of idols.

as the.

Matthew 6:32 For after all these things do the heathens seek. For your Father knoweth that you have need of all these things.

Luke 12:30 For all these things do the nations of the world seek. But your Father knoweth that you have need of these things.

Ephesians 4:17-19 This then I say and testify in the Lord: That henceforward you walk not as also the Gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind: . . .

1 Peter 4:3 For the time past is sufficient to have fulfilled the will of the Gentiles, for them who have walked in riotousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings and unlawful worshipping of idols.

know.

Acts 17:23,30,31 For passing by and seeing your idols, I found an altar also, on which was written: To the Unknown God. What therefore you worship without knowing it, that I preach to you: . . .

Romans 1:28 And as they liked not to have God in their knowledge, God delivered them up to a reprobate sense, to do those things which are not convenient.

1 Corinthians 1:21 For, seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world, by wisdom, knew not God, it pleased God, by the foolishness of our preaching, to save them that believe.

1 Corinthians 15:34 Awake, ye just, and sin not. For some have not the knowledge of God. I speak it to your shame.

Galatians 4:8 But then indeed, not knowing God, you served them who, by nature, are not gods.

Ephesians 2:12 That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world.

2 Thessalonians 1:8 In a flame of fire, giving vengeance to them who know not God and who obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Context
Living to Please God
4That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour, 5Not in the passion of lust, like the Gentiles that know not God: 6And that no man overreach nor circumvent his brother in business: because the Lord is the avenger of all these things, as we have told you before and have testified.…
Cross References
Psalm 79:6
Pour out thy wrath upon the nations that have not known thee: and upon the kingdoms that have not called upon thy name.

Jeremiah 10:25
Pour out thy indignation upon the nations that have not known thee, and upon the provinces that have not called upon thy name: because they have eaten up Jacob, and devoured him, and consumed him, and have destroyed his glory.

Romans 1:26
For this cause, God delivered them up to shameful affections. For their women have changed the natural use into that use which is against nature.

Galatians 4:8
But then indeed, not knowing God, you served them who, by nature, are not gods.

Ephesians 2:12
That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world.

Additional Translations
not in lustful passion like the Gentiles who do not know God;

not in the passion of lust, as also the Gentiles, not knowing God;

Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:

not in the passion of lust, even as the Gentiles who know not God;

(not in passionate desire, even as the nations who know not God,)

not in the passion of lust, even as the Gentiles which know not God;

Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles who know not God:

that you be not overmastered by lustful cravings, like the Gentiles who have no knowledge of God;

not in the passion of lust, even as the Gentiles who don't know God;

not in the affection of desire, as also the nations that were not knowing God,
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