New Living Translation
They are headed for destruction. Their god is their appetite, they brag about shameful things, and they think only about this life here on earth.
King James Bible
Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)
Darby Bible Translation
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and their glory in their shame, who mind earthly things:)
World English Bible
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who think about earthly things.
Young's Literal Translation
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who the things on earth are minding.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:19 Whose end is destruction - This is placed in the front, that what follows may be read with the greater horror. Whose god is their belly - Whose supreme happiness lies in gratifying their sensual appetites. Who mind - Relish, desire, seek, earthly things.
LibraryThe Rule of the Road
'Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule.'--PHIL. iii. 16. Paul has just been laying down a great principle--viz. that if the main direction of a life be right, God will reveal to a man the points in which he is wrong. But that principle is untrue and dangerous, unless carefully guarded. It may lead to a lazy tolerance of evil, and to drawing such inferences as, 'Well! it does not much matter about strenuous effort, if we are right at bottom it will all come …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Soul's Perfection
Warnings and Hopes
Preparing to End
We will do whatever we want. We will burn incense and pour out liquid offerings to the Queen of Heaven just as much as we like--just as we, and our ancestors, and our kings and officials have always done in the towns of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem. For in those days we had plenty to eat, and we were well off and had no troubles!
And what was the result? You are now ashamed of the things you used to do, things that end in eternal doom.
Those who are dominated by the sinful nature think about sinful things, but those who are controlled by the Holy Spirit think about things that please the Spirit.
Such people are not serving Christ our Lord; they are serving their own personal interests. By smooth talk and glowing words they deceive innocent people.
Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.
2 Thessalonians 1:9
They will be punished with eternal destruction, forever separated from the Lord and from his glorious power.
2 Timothy 3:4
They will betray their friends, be reckless, be puffed up with pride, and love pleasure rather than God.
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