Romans 8:8
Good News Translation
Those who obey their human nature cannot please God.

Contemporary English Version
If we follow our desires, we cannot please God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they who are in the flesh cannot please God.

New American Bible
and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

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And they who are in the flesh cannot please God.

they that.

Romans 8:9 But you are not in the flesh, but the spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

Romans 7:5 For when we were in the flesh, the passions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members, to bring forth fruit unto death.

John 3:3,5,6 Jesus answered and said to him: Amen, amen, I say to thee, unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. . . .

please.

Matthew 3:17 And behold a voice from heaven saying: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

John 8:29 And he that sent me is with me: and he hath not left me alone. For I do always the things that please him.

1 Corinthians 7:32 But I would have you to be without solicitude. He that is without a wife is solicitous for the things that belong to the Lord: how he may please God.

Philippians 4:18 But I have all and abound: I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things you sent, an odour of sweetness, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

Colossians 1:10 That you may walk worthy of God, in all things pleasing; being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God:

Colossians 3:20 Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing to the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 4:1 For the rest therefore, brethren, pray and beseech you in the Lord Jesus that, as you have received from us, how you ought to walk and to please God, so also you would walk, that you may abound the more.

Hebrews 11:5,6 By faith Henoch was translated that he should not see death: and he was not found because God had translated him. For before his translation he had testimony that he pleased God. . . .

Hebrews 13:16,21 And do not forget to do good and to impart: for by such sacrifices God's favour is obtained. . . .

1 John 3:22 And whatsoever we shall ask, we shall receive of him: because we keep his commandments and do those things which are pleasing in his sight.

Context
Living in the Spirit
7Because the wisdom of the flesh is an enemy to God. For it is not subject to the law of God: neither can it be. 8And they who are in the flesh cannot please God. 9But you are not in the flesh, but the spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.…
Cross References
Romans 1:21
Because that, when they knew God, they have not glorified him as God or given thanks: but became vain in their thoughts. And their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the passions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members, to bring forth fruit unto death.

Additional Translations
Those controlled by the flesh cannot please God.

And those being in the flesh are not able to please God.

So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

and they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

and they that are in flesh cannot please God.

and they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

And those whose hearts are absorbed in earthly things cannot please God.

Those who are in the flesh can't please God.

for neither is it able; and those who are in the flesh are not able to please God.
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