New American Standard Bible
"So I gave them over to the stubbornness of their heart, To walk in their own devices.
King James Bible
So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels.
Darby Bible Translation
So I gave them up unto their own hearts' stubbornness: they walked after their own counsels.
World English Bible
So I let them go after the stubbornness of their hearts, that they might walk in their own counsels.
Young's Literal Translation
And I send them away in the enmity of their heart, They walk in their own counsels.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust - Margin, as in Hebrew, to the hardness of their own hearts. Literally, "I sent them, or I dismissed them, to the hardness of their hearts." I suffered them to have what, in the hardness of their hearts they desired, or what their hard and rebellious hearts prompted them to desire: I indulged them in their wishes. I gave them what they asked, and left them to themselves to work out the problem about success and happiness in their own way - to let them see what must be the result of forsaking the true God. The world - and the church too - has been often suffered to make this experiment.
LibraryHow Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
We come now to speak more particularly to the words; and, first, Of his being a way. Our design being to point at the way of use-making of Christ in all our necessities, straits, and difficulties which are in our way to heaven; and particularly to point out the way how believers should make use of Christ in all their particular exigencies; and so live by faith in him, walk in him, grow up in him, advance and march forward toward glory in him. It will not be amiss to speak of this fulness of Christ …
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"But God turned away and delivered them up to serve the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, 'IT WAS NOT TO ME THAT YOU OFFERED VICTIMS AND SACRIFICES FORTY YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS, WAS IT, O HOUSE OF ISRAEL?
"In the generations gone by He permitted all the nations to go their own ways;
Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them.
For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural,
"If your sons sinned against Him, Then He delivered them into the power of their transgression.
Many times He would deliver them; They, however, were rebellious in their counsel, And so sank down in their iniquity.
They do not know, nor do they understand, for He has smeared over their eyes so that they cannot see and their hearts so that they cannot comprehend.
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