Is Homosexuality Immoral

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“Is Homosexuality Immoral?” Is homosexuality immoral? As many believers say, the bible said so! As of May 2008, revealed that 48% of Americans accept homosexuality as moral unacceptable while the other 48% find it acceptable. With mistranslation, misconception, and misleadingness, there may be a chance that homosexuality is not an act of abomination. What is homosexuality? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines "homosexual" as of, relating to, or marked by sexual interest in the same sex as oneself; also: of, relating to, or involving sexual intercourse between members of the same sex. In, the term "homosexuality" was invented in the second half of the nineteenth century. Prior to the term, the other term was "sodomy," borrowed from the biblical story of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. "If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed a abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them." This is seen in any Old Testament at Leviticus 20:13. English wasn't the Bible's first language. According to, Old Testament was originated in Hebrew and later translated in Greek. point out that there is a mistranslation. Translated in Greek from Hebrew, Leviticus 20:13 stated "hos an koimethe meta arsenos koiten gunaikos." The term "arseno" means man in English while "koite" is Greek for bed as in having sex. The actual translation of a compound word "arsenokoiten" is shrine prostitution. This applies to Leviticus 18:22, too. In addition, there is another mistranslation. All three sites,,, and, explain in their perceptions that the term "abomination" wasn't really a correct term when it comes to translation in Old Testament. The term in the original language, "toevah," is
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