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To: SeekAndFind

It’s a bible verse, guys.

“Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.”

1 Cor 6:9-10, King James Version.

Some hold differences with the translation, but that’s what it says.


23 posted on 12/02/2011 11:04:08 AM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: I still care
"Abusers of themselves with mankind" is a circumlocution for what is one word in the Greek: arsenokoitai. It is a rare word--Liddell & Scott cite only the passage in I Cor. and the Palatine Anthology (9.686)--there is it rendered "sodomite." The Intermediate Liddell-Scott Lexicon has "lying with men." The first element means "male" and koite means "bed," "marriage-bed," or "lasciviousness."

An earlier English translation of the Bible had "bugger" instead of the KJV's circumlocution.

29 posted on 12/02/2011 12:24:11 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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