Ephesians 4:19
New International Version
Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, and they are full of greed.

New Living Translation
They have no sense of shame. They live for lustful pleasure and eagerly practice every kind of impurity.

English Standard Version
They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity.

Berean Study Bible
Having lost all sense of shame, they have given themselves over to sensuality for the practice of every kind of impurity, with a craving for more.

Berean Literal Bible
who, having cast off all feeling, have given themselves up to sensuality for the working of all impurity, with greediness for more.

New American Standard Bible
and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.

King James Bible
Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

Christian Standard Bible
They became callous and gave themselves over to promiscuity for the practice of every kind of impurity with a desire for more and more.

Contemporary English Version
and they are so greedy they do all kinds of indecent things.

Good News Translation
They have lost all feeling of shame; they give themselves over to vice and do all sorts of indecent things without restraint.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They became callous and gave themselves over to promiscuity for the practice of every kind of impurity with a desire for more and more.

International Standard Version
Since they have lost all sense of shame, they have abandoned themselves to sensuality and practice every kind of sexual perversion without restraint.

NET Bible
Because they are callous, they have given themselves over to indecency for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.

New Heart English Bible
who having become callous gave themselves up to lust, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Those who have cut off their hope and handed themselves over to lewdness and to the cultivation of every impurity in their lust.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Since they no longer have any sense of shame, they have become promiscuous. They practice every kind of sexual perversion with a constant desire for more.

New American Standard 1977
and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality, for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.

Jubilee Bible 2000
who, after losing all sense of feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness to work all uncleanness with greediness.

King James 2000 Bible
Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto licentiousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

American King James Version
Who being past feeling have given themselves over to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

American Standard Version
who being past feeling gave themselves up to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who despairing, have given themselves up to lasciviousness, unto the working of all uncleanness, unto the working of all uncleanness, unto covetousness.

Darby Bible Translation
who having cast off all feeling, have given themselves up to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greedy unsatisfied lust.

English Revised Version
who being past feeling gave themselves up to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

Webster's Bible Translation
Who being past feeling have given themselves over to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

Weymouth New Testament
Such men being past feeling have abandoned themselves to impurity, greedily indulging in every kind of profligacy.

World English Bible
who having become callous gave themselves up to lust, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

Young's Literal Translation
who, having ceased to feel, themselves did give up to the lasciviousness, for the working of all uncleanness in greediness;
Study Bible
New Life in Christ
18They are darkened in their understanding and alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardness of their hearts. 19Having lost all sense of shame, they have given themselves over to sensuality for the practice of every kind of impurity, with a craving for more. 20But this is not the way you came to know Christ.…
Cross References
Mark 7:22
greed, wickedness, deceit, debauchery, envy, slander, arrogance, and foolishness.

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.

Colossians 3:5
Put to death, therefore, the components of your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, and greed, which is idolatry.

1 Timothy 4:2
influenced by the hypocrisy of liars, whose consciences are seared with a hot iron.

Treasury of Scripture

Who being past feeling have given themselves over to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

past.

1 Timothy 4:2
Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

given.

Ephesians 4:17
This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Romans 1:24-26
Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: …

1 Peter 4:3
For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:

with.

Job 15:16
How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?

Isaiah 56:11
Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.

2 Peter 2:12-14,22
But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption; …







Lexicon
Having lost all sense of shame,
ἀπηλγηκότες (apēlgēkotes)
Verb - Perfect Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 524: From apo and algeo; to grieve out, i.e. Become apathetic.

[they]
οἵτινες (hoitines)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3748: Whosoever, whichsoever, whatsoever.

have given themselves over
παρέδωκαν (paredōkan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3860: From para and didomi; to surrender, i.e yield up, intrust, transmit.

to
τῇ (tē)
Article - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

sensuality
ἀσελγείᾳ (aselgeia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 766: From a compound of a and a presumed selges; licentiousness.

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

[the] practice
ἐργασίαν (ergasian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2039: From ergates; occupation; by implication, profit, pains.

of every kind
πάσης (pasēs)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

of impurity,
ἀκαθαρσίας (akatharsias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 167: Uncleanness, impurity. From akathartos; impurity, physically or morally.

with
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

a craving for more.
πλεονεξίᾳ (pleonexia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4124: Covetousness, avarice, aggression, desire for advantage. From pleonektes; avarice, i.e. fraudulency, extortion.
(19) Who being past feeling . . .--We note that St. Paul, passing lightly over the intellectual loss, dwells on the moral with intense and terrible emphasis. They are (he says) "past feeling"; or, literally, carrying on the metaphor of callousness, they have lost the capacity of pain--the moral pain which is the natural and healthful consequence of sin against our true natures. Consequently, losing in this their true humanity, they give themselves over to "lasciviousness." The word used here (as also in Mark 7:22; Romans 13:13; 2Corinthians 12:21; Galatians 5:19) signifies a lust devoid of all sense of decency, recklessly and grossly animal. Hence its result is not only to work out uncleanness of every kind, but to do so "with greediness," with a reckless delight in foulness for its own sake. The union of this brutality of sensual sin with intellectual acuteness and aesthetic culture was the most horrible feature of that corrupt Greek civilisation, tainted with Oriental grossness, of which he was especially writing.

Verse 19. - Who being past feeling. Without sense of shame, without conscience, without fear of God or regard for man, without any perception of the dignity of human nature, the glory of the Divine image, or the degradation of sin. Have given themselves over to lasciviousness to work all uncleanness (fourth point of difference). This is the climax - heathenism in its worst and fullest development, yet by no means rare. The sensuality of the heathen was and is something dreadful. Many of them gave themselves to it as a business, worked at it as at a trade or employment (see Uhlmann's 'Conflict of Christianity with Heathenism,' etc.). Details, such as even the walls of Pompeii furnish, are unfit for the public eye. With greediness, Πλεονεξία means the desire of having more, and has reference to the insatiable character of sensual sins. Sometimes it is translated (A.V.) "covetousness," as Ephesians 5:3. 4:17-24 The apostle charged the Ephesians in the name and by the authority of the Lord Jesus, that having professed the gospel, they should not be as the unconverted Gentiles, who walked in vain fancies and carnal affections. Do not men, on every side, walk in the vanity of their minds? Must not we then urge the distinction between real and nominal Christians? They were void of all saving knowledge; they sat in darkness, and loved it rather than light. They had a dislike and hatred to a life of holiness, which is not only the way of life God requires and approves, and by which we live to him, but which has some likeness to God himself in his purity, righteousness, truth, and goodness. The truth of Christ appears in its beauty and power, when it appears as in Jesus. The corrupt nature is called a man; like the human body, it is of divers parts, supporting and strengthening one another. Sinful desires are deceitful lusts; they promise men happiness, but render them more miserable; and bring them to destruction, if not subdued and mortified. These therefore must be put off, as an old garment, a filthy garment; they must be subdued and mortified. But it is not enough to shake off corrupt principles; we must have gracious ones. By the new man, is meant the new nature, the new creature, directed by a new principle, even regenerating grace, enabling a man to lead a new life of righteousness and holiness. This is created, or brought forth by God's almighty power.
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