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and so that all will be condemned who have not believed the truth but have delighted in wickedness.
King James Bible
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
Darby Bible Translation
that all might be judged who have not believed the truth, but have found pleasure in unrighteousness.
World English Bible
that they all might be judged who didn't believe the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
Young's Literal Translation
that they may be judged -- all who did not believe the truth, but were well pleased in the unrighteousness.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That they all might be damned - Ἱνα κριθωσι· So that they may all be condemned who believed not the truth when it was proclaimed to them; but took pleasure in unrighteousness, preferring that to the way of holiness. Their condemnation was the effect of their refusal to believe the truth; and they refused to believe it because they loved their sins. For a farther and more pointed illustration of the preceding verses, see the conclusion of this chapter (note).
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Although they know God's righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.
But for those who are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow evil, there will be wrath and anger.
1 Corinthians 13:6
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and all the ways that wickedness deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.
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