Ephesians 5:3

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
New King James Version

But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints;
New American Standard Bible

But do not let immorality or any (and all) impurity or greed even be named among you, as is proper among saints (holy ones);
New International Version

But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people.
The Amplified Bible

But immorality (sexual vice) and all impurity [of lustful, rich, wasteful living] or greediness must not even be named among you, as is fitting and proper among saints (God’s consecrated people).
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But fornication and uncleanness, every kind of it, or covetousness, let it not be even named among you, just as it is befitting to saints,
Phillips’ Modern English

But as for sexual immorality in all its forms, and the itch to get your hands on what belongs to other people – don’t even talk about such things; they are no fit subjects for Christians to talk about.
Williams’ Language of the People

But sexual vice and any form of immorality or sensual greed must not so much as be mentioned among you, as that is the only course becoming in God’s people;
 
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  4. 5. Sin - the Work of the Flesh; The Sons of the Devil - Neil Girrard The works of the flesh are evident – and abounding – and they keep us out of God’s kingdom!

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  6. Tolerance or Unity; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard The ruler of displacing Christ works extremely hard to get us to relate to one another by any means other than the Spirit of Christ.

  7. What the Apostolic Ministry IS NOT! - Darryl Samuels & Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The truth about apostles and their work challenges what many believe – and practice!
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