New American Standard Bible
and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.
King James Bible
Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
Darby Bible Translation
who having cast off all feeling, have given themselves up to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greedy unsatisfied lust.
World English Bible
who having become callous gave themselves up to lust, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
Young's Literal Translation
who, having ceased to feel, themselves did give up to the lasciviousness, for the working of all uncleanness in greediness;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who being past feeling - Wholly hardened in sin. There is a total want of all emotion on moral subjects. This is an accurate description of the state of a sinner. He has no "feeling," no emotion. He often gives an intellectual assent to the truth, But it is without emotion of any kind. The heart is insensible as the hard rock.
Have given themselves over - They have done it voluntarily. In Romans 1:24, it is said that "God gave them up." There is no inconsistency. Whatever was the agency of God in it, they preferred it; compare notes on Romans 1:21.
Unto lasciviousness - see the notes on Romans 1:24-26.
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deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.
Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them.
Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.
1 Timothy 4:2
by means of the hypocrisy of liars seared in their own conscience as with a branding iron,
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