Romans 1:26
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New International Version
Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones.

New Living Translation
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.

English Standard Version
For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature;

Berean Study Bible
For this reason God gave them over to dishonorable passions. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones.

Berean Literal Bible
Because of this, God gave up them to passions of dishonor. For even their females changed the natural use into that contrary to nature.

New American Standard Bible
For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural,

King James Bible
For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is why God delivered them over to degrading passions. For even their females exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones.

International Standard Version
For this reason, God delivered them to degrading passions as their females exchanged their natural sexual function for one that is unnatural.

NET Bible
For this reason God gave them over to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged the natural sexual relations for unnatural ones,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Therefore God handed them over to disgraceful diseases, and their females changed their natural need and became accustomed to that which is unnatural.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
For this reason God allowed their shameful passions to control them. Their women have exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones.

New American Standard 1977
For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural,

Jubilee Bible 2000
For this cause God gave them up unto shameful affections, for even their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature;

King James 2000 Bible
For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

American King James Version
For this cause God gave them up to vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

American Standard Version
For this cause God gave them up unto vile passions: for their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For this cause God delivered them up to shameful affections. For their women have changed the natural use into that use which is against nature.

Darby Bible Translation
For this reason God gave them up to vile lusts; for both their females changed the natural use into that contrary to nature;

English Revised Version
For this cause God gave them up unto vile passions: for their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature:

Webster's Bible Translation
For this cause God gave them up to vile affections. For even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

Weymouth New Testament
This then is the reason why God gave them up to vile passions. For not only did the women among them exchange the natural use of their bodies for one which is contrary to nature, but the men also,

World English Bible
For this reason, God gave them up to vile passions. For their women changed the natural function into that which is against nature.

Young's Literal Translation
Because of this did God give them up to dishonourable affections, for even their females did change the natural use into that against nature;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:26-32 In the horrid depravity of the heathen, the truth of our Lord's words was shown: Light was come into the world, but men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil; for he that doeth evil hateth the light. The truth was not to their taste. And we all know how soon a man will contrive, against the strongest evidence, to reason himself out of the belief of what he dislikes. But a man cannot be brought to greater slavery than to be given up to his own lusts. As the Gentiles did not like to keep God in their knowledge, they committed crimes wholly against reason and their own welfare. The nature of man, whether pagan or Christian, is still the same; and the charges of the apostle apply more or less to the state and character of men at all times, till they are brought to full submission to the faith of Christ, and renewed by Divine power. There never yet was a man, who had not reason to lament his strong corruptions, and his secret dislike to the will of God. Therefore this chapter is a call to self-examination, the end of which should be, a deep conviction of sin, and of the necessity of deliverance from a state of condemnation.
Study Bible
God's Wrath against Sin
25They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator, who is forever worthy of praise! Amen. 26For this reason God gave them over to dishonorable passions. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones. 27Likewise, the men abandoned natural relations with women and burned with lust for one another. Men committed indecent acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.…
Cross References
Psalm 81:12
"So I gave them over to the stubbornness of their heart, To walk in their own devices.

Romans 1:24
Therefore God gave them up in the desires of their hearts to impurity for the dishonoring of their bodies with one another.

1 Thessalonians 4:5
not in lustful passion like the Gentiles who do not know God;
Treasury of Scripture

For this cause God gave them up to vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

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Romans 1:24 Why God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their …

vile.

Genesis 19:5 And they called to Lot, and said to him, Where are the men which …

Leviticus 18:22-28 You shall not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination…

Deuteronomy 23:17,18 There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite …

Judges 19:22 Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the …

1 Corinthians 6:9 Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of …

Ephesians 4:19 Who being past feeling have given themselves over to lasciviousness, …

Ephesians 5:12 For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of …

1 Timothy 1:10 For fornicators, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for …

Jude 1:7,10 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, …

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