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17.md 798B

will follow their own ungodly desires

These people are spoken of as if their desires were kings who ruled over them. AT: “are never able to stop dishonoring God by doing the evil things they wish to do” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor)

will follow their own ungodly desires

Ungodly desires are spoken of as if they were a path that a person will follow. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor)

It is these people

“It is these mockers” or “These mockers are the ones”

are worldly

think as other ungodly people think, they value the things that unbelievers value (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor)

they do not have the Spirit

The Holy Spirit is spoken of as if he were something that people can possess. AT: “the Spirit is not within them”