17 This I say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should vno longer walk as 6the rest of the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their mind, 18 having their understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the wblindness of their heart; 19 xwho, being past feeling, yhave given themselves over to lewdness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
20 But you have not so learned Christ, 21 if indeed you have heard Him and have been taught by Him, as the truth is in Jesus: 22 that you zput off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt according to the deceitful lusts, 23 and abe renewed in the spirit of your mind, 24 and that you bput on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness.
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