Romans 1:29
 
Romans 1:29
(KJV) Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
(1611 KJV) Being filled with all vnrighteousnes, fornication, wickednesse, couetousnes, maliciousnes, full of enuie, murther, debate, deceit, malignitie, whisperers,
(1587 Geneva Bible) Being full of all vnrighteousnesse, fornication, wickednes, couetousnes, maliciousnes, full of enuie, of murther, of debate, of deceit, taking all things in the euill part, whisperers,
(1526 Tyndale) beinge full of all vnrighteous doinge of fornicacio wickednes coveteousnes maliciousnes full of envie morther debate disseyte evill codicioned whisperers
 
Counterfeit Versions
(1881 RV) being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
(1901 ASV) being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
(NIV) They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice. They are gossips,
(NASV) being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,
(THE MESSAGE) And then all hell broke loose: rampant evil, grabbing and grasping, vicious backstabbing. They made life hell on earth with their envy, wanton killing, bickering, and cheating. Look at them: mean-spirited, venomous, fork-tongued God-bashers.
(AMP) Until they were filled (permeated and saturated) with every kind of unrighteousness, iniquity, grasping and covetous greed, and malice. [They were] full of envy and jealousy, murder, strife, deceit and treachery, ill will and cruel ways. [They were] secret backbiters and gossipers,
(NLT) Their lives became full of every kind of wickedness, sin, greed, hate, envy, murder, quarreling, deception, malicious behavior, and gossip.
(ESV) They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips,
(CEV) They are evil, wicked, and greedy, as well as mean in every possible way. They want what others have, and they murder, argue, cheat, and are hard to get along with. They gossip,
(NKJV) being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers,
(NCV) They are filled with every kind of sin, evil, selfishness, and hatred. They are full of jealousy, murder, fighting, lying, and thinking the worst about each other. They gossip
(HCSB) They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, disputes, deceit, and malice. They are gossips,
(NIRV) They are full of every kind of sin, evil and ungodliness. They want more than they need. They commit murder. They want what belongs to other people. They fight and cheat. They hate others. They say mean things about other people.
(RSV) They were filled with all manner of wickedness, evil, covetousness, malice. Full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity, they are gossips,
(NAB-Roman Catholic) They are filled with every form of wickedness, evil, greed, and malice; full of envy, murder, rivalry, treachery, and spite. They are gossips
(NWT-Jehovahís Witnesses) filled as they were with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, badness, being full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malicious disposition, being whisperers,
 
Textus Receptus - Traditional Text
πεπληρωμενους παση αδικια πορνεια πονηρια πλεονεξια κακια μεστους φθονου φονου εριδος δολου κακοηθειας ψιθυριστας
 
Hort-Westcott - Critical Text
πεπληρωμενους παση αδικια πονηρια πλεονεξια κακια μεστους φθονου φονου εριδος δολου κακοηθειας ψιθυριστας
 
Corrupted Manuscripts
This verse is corrupted in the following manuscripts:
Aleph 01 - Sinaiticus - Nineteenth Century Counterfeit
A 02 - Alexandrinus - Fifth century
B 03 - Vaticanus - Fourth century
C 04 - Ephraemi Rescriptus - Fifth century
K 018 - Ninth century
33 (Minuscule) - Ninth Century
 
Manuscripts which agree with the Textus Receptus for this verse
Byzantine Text (450-1450 A.D.)
L 020 - Ninth century
Psi 044 - Eight/Ninth/ century
 
Published Critical Greek Texts with Corruptions
Omits ďfornicationĒ after unrighteousness
Greisbach, Johann - 1805
Lachmann, Karl - 1842
Tischendorf, Constantine - 1869
Tregelles, Samuel - 1857
Alford, Henry - 1849 revised in 1871
Wordsworth, Christopher - 1856 revised in 1870
Westcott and Hort - 1881
Nestle - 1927 as revised in seventeenth edition in 1941
Nestle-Aland - 1979 - Twenty Sixth Edition
Nestle-Aland - 1993 - Twenty Seventh Edition
United Bible Societies - 1983 - Fourth Edition
 
Affected Teaching
Out of the entire list of sins, the one which is omitted in the modern versions is the sin of fornication. There are two types of fornication: First, there is spiritual fornication, where a true believer may go after a strange doctrine or partake in a false gospel. A good example is that Harold Camping of Family Radio taught that the Lord would return on May 21, 2011. Along with his date setting were many false teachings which have been adopted by many who are true Christians whom I personally know. One of the most blatant and accepted forms of spiritual fornication is the modern versions with their attacks on the Lord Jesus Christ and the cardinal doctrines of the faith. Christians who accept anything but a pure Bible are committing spiritual fornication because they are not getting the whole truth. The second type of fornication is physical fornication. It is having sex outside of marriage. Obviously the original Bible corrupters had no problem with this and the modern translators and publishers have no problem with it either, since they allowed the omission to stand. (Jude 1:7 KJV) Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire. God had something to say about it when He destroyed Sodom and Gomorrha. He will have something to say about it on the last day. Once again the modern versions omit a very important warning.
 
Now let me get in trouble here. Sunday is October 31 and to the world it is Halloween. To the Christian it is Reformation Day. It is a shame that many Christian parents dress their children up in costumes and take them or let them go trick or treating. Halloween for a Christian is spiritual fornication because it is emulating Satan and his fallen devils. Costumes are representing the demons as they come in deception to deceive people. Dressing up like ghouls, witches, vampires, etc. are all satanic and Christians should have nothing to do with the occult. Let me be blunt, your children are not cute because God does not want His children playing with the occult.
Let me share a personal testimony that happened to me just prior to becoming saved. I had many books on the occult in my library and one night while I was sleeping, I felt I was being compressed from my shoulders. It was like my shoulders were being squeezed inward from the outside. It was a wake up call. When I became saved shortly thereafter, I got rid of all the occult materials. The occult books were the highway that the devils used to come into my home. The occult is real and there are real evil spirits who wish to deceive and destroy.
One more testimony about this stuff. This comes from Harold Camping when he was much younger when he was doing research on Satan and the occult. He had purchased books and materials including a OUIJA Board. He had six children. He and his wife Shirley had gone out one evening and came home a little late to find all the lights in the house on. He had wondered what happened so he asked his children. While he was out, the children told him that doors and windows were opening and closing and no one was there. So the children became extremely frightened and put all the lights on. It was then that he got rid of all occult materials in the house and that never happened again.
 
Everything we need to know about the occult and Satan and his kingdom we have in the Bible which is protected by God for us. Once we go outside the Bible and start looking for these things on our own, we will get into serious trouble. Keep yourselves away from all occultic things. Donít even fool with them. TV Shows like Ghost Hunters do not realize they are really being tricked by Satanís demons as they pretend to be the dead people the hunters are seeking. Keep in mind that it is from Satanís kingdom that we have been delivered and we have no business going back.

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