Romans 1:32

Who knowing the judgment of God, that they who commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
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AD 400
Those who knew by the law of nature that God requires righteousness realized that these things were displeasing to God, but they did not want to think about it, because those who do such things are worthy of death, and not only those who do them but those who allow them to be done, for consent is participation. Their wickedness is double, for those who do such things but prevent others are not so bad, because they realize that these things are evil and do not justify them. But the worst people are those who do these things and approve of others doing them as well, not fearing God but desiring the increase of evil. They do not seek to justify them either, but in their case it is because they want to persuade people that there is nothing wrong in doing them. Commentary on Paul’s Epistles. ...

Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
Whatever they had done they did without compulsion. For when they give their consent to evil deeds, they approve even of things which they did not do themselves. –.
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Basil the Great

AD 379
Perverted human tradition is the source of great evil for us, in that some sins are denounced while others are viewed with indifference. Crimes like homicide and adultery are the object of a violent but feigned indignation while others, like anger, reviling, drunkenness or avarice, are not considered deserving of even a simple admonition. . ...
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Caesarius of Arles

AD 542
Those who do not admonish adulterers make us suspect that the reason for this failure of reproof is that they commit similar sins themselves.
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Callistus I of Rome

AD 222
And therefore the laws not only of the Church, but of the world, condemn those who are guilty of this crime; and not only those indeed who actually conspire, but those also who take part with such.
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Clement Of Rome

AD 99
For they that do such things are hateful to God; and not only they that do them, but also those that take pleasure in them that do them. For they that do such things are hateful to God; and not only they that do them, but also those that take pleasure in them that do them.
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Clement Of Rome

AD 99
Those who do such things are hateful to God—and not only those who do them but those who take pleasure in those who do them.
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Fabian of Rome

AD 250
Such persons, therefore, are in all things to be guarded against, and are not to be received, because, according to the apostle, not only those who commit such things are condemned, but also those who consent with those who do them.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
This passage in the present Greek versions is rather different from the Vulgate: but the text of the Vulgate is conformable to the most ancient Greek manuscripts, of which some are more than twelve hundred years old. Oitines to dikaioma tou theou epignontes ouk enoesan oti oi ta toiauta prassontes axioi thanatou eisin, ou monon de oi poiountes auta, alla kai oi suneudokountes tois prassousin. See Var. Lect. Mill. in hunc locum et Prolegom. 41. 42. _ ...
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John Chrysostom

AD 407
Having assumed two objections, Paul here removes them. For what reason does anyone have to say that he does not know what he should do? Even if he does not know, he is still to blame, because he has turned away from the God who teaches him. But Paul has shown by many arguments that he does know and transgresses willingly. But is such a person drawn by passion? Why in that case does he cooperate with it and even praise it? For they not only do such things themselves, says Paul, but they “approve those who practice them.” Paul thus puts the more serious sin first, in order to get it out of the way (for the one who praises the sin of others is far worse than the one who sins himself), and then he gets ready to deal more firmly with the sinner [in chapter ]. ...

Severian of Gabala

AD 425
When Paul talks about the “judgment of God” he means the just recompense which God gives to everyone according to their deserts. For men know by their natural reasoning that transgressors will be punished by God, but instead of ceasing from their wicked ways they are actually pleased with those who do such things! … Therefore God will judge those who do such things as absolutely and without question worthy of death. . ...
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Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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