Saturday, July 30, 2022

REPROBATE mind

 

Romans 1:28

King James Version

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, 

God gave them over to a reprobate mind, 

to do those things which are not convenient;


What happens to people who don't acknowledge GOD?

He gives them over to a reprobate mind.

But what does "reprobate" mean?

What happens when one has such a mind?

SPIRIT and SCRIPTURE make things clear:


Romans 1:28

21st Century King James Version

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind to do those things which are not fitting,


Romans 1:28

Amplified Bible

28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God or consider Him worth knowing [as their Creator], God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do things which are improper and repulsive,


Romans 1:28

Amplified Bible, Classic Edition

28 And so, since they did not see fit to acknowledge God or approve of Him or consider Him worth the knowing, God gave them over to a base and condemned mind to do things not proper or decent but loathsome,


Romans 1:28

Christian Standard Bible

28 And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a corrupt mind so that they do what is not right.


Romans 1:28

Common English Bible

28 Since they didn’t think it was worthwhile to acknowledge God, God abandoned them to a defective mind to do inappropriate things.


Romans 1:28

Complete Jewish Bible

28 In other words, since they have not considered God worth knowing, God has given them up to worthless ways of thinking; so that they do improper things.


Romans 1:28

Contemporary English Version

28  Since these people refused even to think about God, he let their useless minds rule over them. That's why they do all sorts of indecent things.


Romans 1:28

Darby Translation

28 And according as they did not think good to have God in [their] knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind to practise unseemly things;


Romans 1:28

Disciples’ Literal New Testament

They Disapproved of Keeping God In Mind

28 And as they did not approve to have[a] God in their knowledge, God handed them over to a disapproved mind, to do the things not being proper—


Romans 1:28

Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition

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;


Romans 1:28

Easy-to-Read Version

28 People did not think it was important to have a true knowledge of God. So God left them and allowed them to have their own worthless thinking. And so they do what they should not do.


Romans 1:28

Evangelical Heritage Version

28 And since they did not consider it worthwhile to hold on to the true knowledge of God, God handed them over to a corrupted mind to do things that should never be done.


Romans 1:28

English Standard Version

28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done.


Romans 1:28

Expanded Bible

28 [L And since/just as] People did not ·think it was important [consider it worthwhile; see fit] to ·have a true knowledge of [or acknowledge] God. So God ·abandoned them to [allowed them to pursue; gave them over to] ·their own worthless thinking [a depraved/corrupted mind] to do things they should not do.


Romans 1:28

GOD’S WORD Translation

28 And because they thought it was worthless to acknowledge God, God allowed their own immoral minds to control them. So they do these indecent things.


Romans 1:28

Good News Translation

28 Because those people refuse to keep in mind the true knowledge about God, he has given them over to corrupted minds, so that they do the things that they should not do.


Romans 1:28

Holman Christian Standard Bible

28 And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong.


Romans 1:28

International Children’s Bible

28 People did not think it was important to have a true knowledge of God. So God left them and allowed them to have their own worthless thinking. And so those people do the things that they should not do.


Romans 1:28

International Standard Version

28 Furthermore, because they did not think it worthwhile to keep knowing God fully, God delivered them to degraded minds to perform acts that should not be done.


Romans 1:28

J.B. Phillips New Testament

Moreover, since they considered themselves too high and mighty to acknowledge God, he allowed them to become the slaves of their degenerate minds, and to perform unmentionable deeds.


Romans 1:28

Jubilee Bible 2000

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a perverse understanding, to do those things which are not convenient,


Romans 1:28

Lexham English Bible

28 And just as they did not see fit to recognize God[a], God gave them over to a debased mind, to do the things that are not proper,


Romans 1:28

Living Bible

28 So it was that when they gave God up and would not even acknowledge him, God gave them up to doing everything their evil minds could think of.


Romans 1:28

The Message

Since they didn’t bother to acknowledge God, God quit bothering them and let them run loose. And then all hell broke loose:


Romans 1:28

Names of God Bible

28 And because they thought it was worthless to acknowledge God, God allowed their own immoral minds to control them. So they do these indecent things.


Romans 1:28

New American Bible (Revised Edition)

28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God handed them over to their undiscerning mind to do what is improper.


Romans 1:28

New American Standard Bible

28 And just as they did not see fit [a]to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a depraved mind, to do those things that are not proper,


Romans 1:28

New Catholic Bible

28 Furthermore, since these people did not see fit to acknowledge God, he abandoned them to their depraved way of thinking and to all types of vile behavior.


Romans 1:28

New Century Version

28 People did not think it was important to have a true knowledge of God. So God left them and allowed them to have their own worthless thinking and to do things they should not do.


Romans 1:28

New International Reader's Version

28 They didn’t think it was important to know God. So God let them continue to have evil thoughts. They did things they shouldn’t do.


Romans 1:28

New King James Version

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting;


Romans 1:28

New Life Version

28 Because they would not keep God in their thoughts anymore, He gave them up. Their minds were sinful and they wanted only to do things they should not do.


Romans 1:28

New Living Translation

28 Since they thought it foolish to acknowledge God, he abandoned them to their foolish thinking and let them do things that should never be done.


Romans 1:28

New Matthew Bible

28 And as it did not seem good to them to acknowledge God, so God delivered them up to a reprobate mind, to do those things which were not right,


Romans 1:28

New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition

28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them over to an unfit mind and to do things that should not be done.


Romans 1:28

New Testament for Everyone

Darkened Mind, Darkened Behaviour

28 Moreover, just as they did not see fit to hold on to knowledge of God, God gave them up to an unfit mind, so that they would behave inappropriately.


Kehillah in Rome 1:28

Orthodox Jewish Bible

28 And as far as G-d’s worthiness to be recognized by them was concerned, vi-bahlt (since) they marked G-d down as failing the test, therefore G-d (in wrath) delivered them over to a failure of a brain, one that has a mind bent on doing what is perversely unworthy


Romans 1:28

Revised Standard Version

28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a base mind and to improper conduct.


Romans 1:28

The Voice

28 Since they had no mind to recognize God, He turned them loose to follow the unseemly designs of their depraved minds and to do things that should not be done.


Romans 1:28

Worldwide English (New Testament)

28 They did not want to know God. So he left them to their wrong thoughts and to do things that are not right.


Romans 1:28

Wycliffe Bible

28 And as they proved that they had not God in knowing [And as they proved not to have God in knowing], God betook them into a reprovable wit, that they do those things that be not suitable;


Romans 1:28

Young's Literal Translation

28 And, according as they did not approve of having God in knowledge, God gave them up to a disapproved mind, to do the things not seemly;


In SUMMARY, a "reprobate" mind means these:

reprobate mind to do those things which are not fitting

depraved mind, to do things which are improper and repulsive

base and condemned mind to do things not proper or decent but loathsome

corrupt mind so that they do what is not right

defective mind to do inappropriate things

worthless ways of thinking; so that they do improper things

useless minds rule over them. That's why they do all sorts of indecent things

reprobate mind to practise unseemly things

disapproved mind, to do the things not being proper

reprobate sense, to do those things which are not convenient

worthless thinking. And so they do what they should not do

corrupted mind to do things that should never be done

debased mind to do what ought not to be done

worthless thinking [a depraved/corrupted mind] to do things they should not do

immoral minds to control them. So they do these indecent things

corrupted minds, so that they do the things that they should not do

worthless mind to do what is morally wrong

worthless thinking. And so those people do the things that they should not do

degraded minds to perform acts that should not be done

degenerate minds, and to perform unmentionable deeds

perverse understanding, to do those things which are not convenient

debased mind, to do the things that are not proper

everything their evil minds could think of

run loose. And then all hell broke loose

immoral minds to control them. So they do these indecent things

undiscerning mind to do what is improper

depraved mind, to do those things that are not proper

depraved way of thinking and to all types of vile behavior

worthless thinking and to do things they should not do

evil thoughts. They did things they shouldn’t do

debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting

minds were sinful and they wanted only to do things they should not do

foolish thinking and let them do things that should never be done

reprobate mind, to do those things which were not right

unfit mind and to do things that should not be done

unfit mind, so that they would behave inappropriately

failure of a brain, one that has a mind bent on doing what is perversely unworthy

base mind and to improper conduct

depraved minds and to do things that should not be done

wrong thoughts and to do things that are not right

reprovable wit, that they do those things that be not suitable

disapproved mind, to do the things not seemly


As a result of a reprobate mind, which GOD gives proud, ungrateful people, they resort to the following acts:

Romans 1:29-32

King James Version

29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, 

fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; 

full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, 

inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

31 Without understanding, covenantbreakers, 

without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:

32 Who knowing the judgment of God, 

that they which commit such things are worthy of death, 

not only do the same, 

but have pleasure in them that do them.


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