New Living Translation
Such people claim they know God, but they deny him by the way they live. They are detestable and disobedient, worthless for doing anything good.
King James Bible
They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.
Darby Bible Translation
They profess to know God, but in works deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and found worthless as to every good work.
World English Bible
They profess that they know God, but by their works they deny him, being abominable, disobedient, and unfit for any good work.
Young's Literal Translation
God they profess to know, and in the works they deny Him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work disapproved.
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LibraryWhether a Religious Order Should be Established for the Purpose of Study?
Objection 1: It would seem that a religious order should not be established for the purpose of study. For it is written (Ps. 70:15,16): "Because I have not known letters [Douay: 'learning'], I will enter into the powers of the Lord," i.e. "Christian virtue," according to a gloss. Now the perfection of Christian virtue, seemingly, pertains especially to religious. Therefore it is not for them to apply themselves to the study of letters. Objection 2: Further, that which is a source of dissent is unbecoming …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether all Ecclesiastical Prelates are in the State of Perfection?
Whether He that is Appointed to the Episcopate Ought to be Better than Others?
Whether Chastity is a Distinct virtue from Abstinence?
They are pure in their own eyes, but they are filthy and unwashed.
Yet they act so pious! They come to the Temple every day and seem delighted to learn all about me. They act like a righteous nation that would never abandon the laws of its God. They ask me to take action on their behalf, pretending they want to be near me.
We know we have rebelled and have denied the LORD. We have turned our backs on our God. We know how unfair and oppressive we have been, carefully planning our deceitful lies.
But even when they are under oath, saying, 'As surely as the LORD lives,' they are still telling lies!"
You have planted them, and they have taken root and prospered. Your name is on their lips, but you are far from their hearts.
Now Israel pleads with me, 'Help us, for you are our God!'
1 Timothy 5:8
But those who won't care for their relatives, especially those in their own household, have denied the true faith. Such people are worse than unbelievers.
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