New Living Translation
not in lustful passion like the pagans who do not know God and his ways.
King James Bible
Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:
Darby Bible Translation
(not in passionate desire, even as the nations who know not God,)
World English Bible
not in the passion of lust, even as the Gentiles who don't know God;
Young's Literal Translation
not in the affection of desire, as also the nations that were not knowing God,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:5 Not in passionate desire - Which had no place in man when in a state of innocence. Who know not God - And so may naturally seek happiness in a creature. What seemingly accidental words slide in; and yet how fine, and how vastly important!
LibraryThe True Christian Life
TEXT: "My beloved is mine, and I am his."--Sol. Song 2:16. "I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine."--Sol. Song 6:3. "I am my beloved's and his desire is toward me."--Sol. Song 7:10. These three texts should be read together, and the significant change found in each text as the thought unfolds should be studied carefully. They remind one of three mountain peaks one rising higher than the other until the third is lifted into the very heavens. Indeed, if one should live in the spirit of this …
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot
The Death of Death
"Pray Without Ceasing"
Pour out your wrath on the nations that refuse to acknowledge you--on kingdoms that do not call upon your name.
Pour out your wrath on the nations that refuse to acknowledge you--on the peoples that do not call upon your name. For they have devoured your people Israel; they have devoured and consumed them, making the land a desolate wilderness.
That is why God abandoned them to their shameful desires. Even the women turned against the natural way to have sex and instead indulged in sex with each other.
Before you Gentiles knew God, you were slaves to so-called gods that do not even exist.
In those days you were living apart from Christ. You were excluded from citizenship among the people of Israel, and you did not know the covenant promises God had made to them. You lived in this world without God and without hope.
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