21Because knowing God, they didn’t glorify him as God, and didn’t give thanks, but became vain in their reasoning, and their senseless heart was darkened.
Because
StrongsID:
g1360
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
διότι
Transliteration:
dióti
Pronounciation:
dee-ot'-ee
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
from διά and ὅτι; on the very account that, or inasmuch as:--because (that), for, therefore.
that
when
they
knew
StrongsID:
g1097
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
γινώσκω
Transliteration:
ginṓskō
Pronounciation:
ghin-oce'-ko
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a prolonged form of a primary verb; to "know" (absolutely) in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as follow, with others not thus clearly expressed):--allow, be aware (of), feel, (have) know(-ledge), perceived, be resolved, can speak, be sure, understand.
God
StrongsID:
g2316
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
θεός
Transliteration:
theós
Pronounciation:
theh'-os
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with ὁ) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very:--X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
they
glorified
StrongsID:
g1392
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
δοξάζω
Transliteration:
doxázō
Pronounciation:
dox-ad'-zo
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from δόξα; to render (or esteem) glorious (in a wide application):--(make) glorify(-ious), full of (have) glory, honour, magnify.
him
not
StrongsID:
g3756
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
οὐ
Transliteration:
ou
Pronounciation:
ookh
Part of Speech:
Particle, Negative
Strongs Glossary:
a primary word; the absolute negative (compare μή) adverb; no or not:--+ long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also οὐ μή, μῆκος.
as
StrongsID:
g5613
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὡς
Transliteration:
hōs
Pronounciation:
hoce
Part of Speech:
Adverb
Strongs Glossary:
probably adverb of comparative from ὅς; which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows):--about, after (that), (according) as (it had been, it were), as soon (as), even as (like), for, how (greatly), like (as, unto), since, so (that), that, to wit, unto, when(-soever), while, X with all speed.
God
StrongsID:
g2316
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
θεός
Transliteration:
theós
Pronounciation:
theh'-os
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with ὁ) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very:--X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
neither
StrongsID:
g2228
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
Transliteration:
Pronounciation:
ay
Part of Speech:
Particle, Disjunctive Particle
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than:--and, but (either), (n-)either, except it be, (n-)or (else), rather, save, than, that, what, yea. Often used in connection with other particles. Compare especially ἤδη, ἤπερ, ἤτοι.
were
thankful
StrongsID:
g2168
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
εὐχαριστέω
Transliteration:
eucharistéō
Pronounciation:
yoo-khar-is-teh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from εὐχάριστος; to be grateful, i.e. (actively) to express gratitude (towards); specially, to say grace at a meal:--(give) thank(-ful, -s).
but
StrongsID:
g235
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀλλά
Transliteration:
allá
Pronounciation:
al-lah'
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
neuter plural of ἄλλος; properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations):--and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
became
vain
StrongsID:
g3154
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ματαιόω
Transliteration:
mataióō
Pronounciation:
mat-ah-yo'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from μάταιος; to render (passively, become) foolish, i.e. (morally) wicked or (specially), idolatrous:--become vain.
in
StrongsID:
g1722
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐν
Transliteration:
en
Pronounciation:
en
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between εἰς and ἐκ); "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.:--about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (… sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
their
StrongsID:
g846
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
αὐτός
Transliteration:
autós
Pronounciation:
ow-tos'
Part of Speech:
Personal Pronoun
Strongs Glossary:
from the particle (perhaps akin to the base of ἀήρ through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative ἑαυτοῦ) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons:--her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare αὑτοῦ.
imaginations
StrongsID:
g1261
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
διαλογισμός
Transliteration:
dialogismós
Pronounciation:
dee-al-og-is-mos'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from διαλογίζομαι; discussion, i.e. (internal) consideration (by implication, purpose), or (external) debate:--dispute, doubtful(-ing), imagination, reasoning, thought.
and
StrongsID:
g2532
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
καί
Transliteration:
kaí
Pronounciation:
kahee
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words:--and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
their
StrongsID:
g846
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
αὐτός
Transliteration:
autós
Pronounciation:
ow-tos'
Part of Speech:
Personal Pronoun
Strongs Glossary:
from the particle (perhaps akin to the base of ἀήρ through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative ἑαυτοῦ) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons:--her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare αὑτοῦ.
foolish
StrongsID:
g801
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀσύνετος
Transliteration:
asýnetos
Pronounciation:
as-oon'-ay-tos
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
from Α (as a negative particle) and συνετός; unintelligent; by implication, wicked:--foolish, without understanding.
heart
StrongsID:
g2588
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
καρδία
Transliteration:
kardía
Pronounciation:
kar-dee'-ah
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
prolonged from a primary (Latin cor, "heart"); the heart, i.e. (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle:--(+ broken-)heart(-ed).
was
darkened
StrongsID:
g4654
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
σκοτίζω
Transliteration:
skotízō
Pronounciation:
skot-id-zo
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from σκότος; to obscure (literally or figuratively):--darken.