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Romans 8:8 New King James Version (NKJV)

So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Romans 8:8 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

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Romans 8:8 Amplified Bible (AMP)

and those who are in the flesh [living a life that caters to sinful appetites and impulses] cannot please God.

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Romans 8:8 King James Version (KJV)

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

Genesis 3:17 New King James Version (NKJV)

17 Then to Adam He said, “Because you have heeded the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’:

“Cursed is the ground for your sake;
In toil you shall eat of it
All the days of your life.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Genesis 3:17 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

17 Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat from it’;

Cursed is the ground because of you;
With [a]hard labor you shall eat from it
All the days of your life.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 3:17 Or hardship
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Genesis 3:17 Amplified Bible (AMP)

17 Then to Adam the Lord God said, “Because you have listened [attentively] to the voice of your wife, and have eaten [fruit] from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’;

The ground is [now] under a curse because of you;
In sorrow and toil you shall eat [the fruit] of it
All the days of your life.

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Genesis 3:17 King James Version (KJV)

17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

Genesis 3:23-24 New King James Version (NKJV)

23 therefore the Lord God sent him out of the garden of Eden to till the ground from which he was taken. 24 So He drove out the man; and He placed cherubim at the east of the garden of Eden, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Genesis 3:23-24 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

23 therefore the Lord God sent him out of the Garden of Eden, to cultivate the ground from which he was taken. 24 So He drove the man out; and at the east of the Garden of Eden He stationed the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard the way to the tree of life.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Genesis 3:23-24 Amplified Bible (AMP)

23 therefore the Lord God sent Adam away from the Garden of Eden, to till and cultivate the ground from which he was taken. 24 So God drove the man out; and at the east of the Garden of Eden He [permanently] stationed the [a]cherubim and the sword with the flashing blade which turned round and round [in every direction] to protect and guard the way (entrance, access) to the tree of life.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 3:24 Cherubim are ministering angelic beings who avenge assaults on God’s holiness.
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Genesis 3:23-24 King James Version (KJV)

23 Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.

24 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

Ephesians 2:2-3 New King James Version (NKJV)

in which you once walked according to the [a]course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience, among whom also we all once conducted ourselves in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, just as the others.

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 2:2 Gr. aion, aeon
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Ephesians 2:2-3 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

in which you previously walked according to the [a]course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the [b]sons of disobedience. Among them [c]we too all previously lived in the lusts of our flesh, [d]indulging the desires of the flesh and of the [e]mind, and were by nature children of wrath, just as the rest.

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 2:2 Lit age
  2. Ephesians 2:2 I.e., people opposed to God
  3. Ephesians 2:3 I.e., Jewish believers
  4. Ephesians 2:3 Lit doing
  5. Ephesians 2:3 Lit thoughts
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Ephesians 2:2-3 Amplified Bible (AMP)

in which you once walked. You were following the ways of this world [influenced by this present age], in accordance with the prince of the power of the air (Satan), the spirit who is now at work in the disobedient [the unbelieving, who fight against the purposes of God]. Among these [unbelievers] we all once lived in the passions of our flesh [our behavior governed by the sinful self], indulging the desires of [a]human nature [without the Holy Spirit] and [the impulses] of the [sinful] mind. We were, by nature, children [under the sentence] of [God’s] wrath, just like the rest [of mankind].

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 2:3 Lit flesh.
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Ephesians 2:2-3 King James Version (KJV)

Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Ephesians 4:17 New King James Version (NKJV)

The New Man

17 This I say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should no longer walk as [a]the rest of the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their mind,

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 4:17 NU omits the rest of
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Ephesians 4:17 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The Christian’s Walk

17 So I say this, and affirm in the Lord, that you are to no longer walk just as the [a]Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their minds,

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 4:17 I.e., unbelieving Gentiles
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Ephesians 4:17 Amplified Bible (AMP)

The Christian’s Walk

17 So this I say, and solemnly affirm together with the Lord [as in His presence], that you must no longer live as the [unbelieving] Gentiles live, in the futility of their minds [and in the foolishness and emptiness of their souls],

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Ephesians 4:17 King James Version (KJV)

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,

Jeremiah 16:12 New King James Version (NKJV)

12 And you have done worse than your fathers, for behold, each one [a]follows the dictates of his own evil heart, so that no one listens to Me.

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 16:12 walks after the stubbornness or imagination
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Jeremiah 16:12 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

12 You too have done evil, even more than your forefathers; for behold, each one of you is following the stubbornness of his own evil heart, without listening to Me.

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Jeremiah 16:12 Amplified Bible (AMP)

12 and because you have done worse [things] than your fathers. Just look, every one of you walks in the stubbornness of his own evil heart, so that you do not listen [obediently] to Me.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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