Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Fornication is actually heard among you, and such fornication that is not even named among the Gentiles, for some man to have his father's wife.

New American Standard Bible

It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has his father’s wife.

King James Version

It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.

Holman Bible

It is widely reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and the kind of sexual immorality that is not even tolerated among the Gentiles—a man is living with his father’s wife.

International Standard Version

It is actually reported that sexual immorality exists among you, and of a kind that is not found even among the gentiles. A man is actually living with his father's wife!

American Standard Version

It is actually reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even among the Gentiles, that one of you hath his father's wife.

Amplified

It is actually reported [everywhere] that there is sexual immorality among you, a kind of immorality that is condemned even among the [unbelieving] Gentiles: that someone has [an intimate relationship with] his father’s wife.

An Understandable Version

It has actually been reported [to me] that there is a case of sexual immorality among you that is unheard of, even among the [unconverted] Gentiles. One of you is having sex with his stepmother.

Anderson New Testament

It is generally reported that there is lewdness among you; and such lewdness as is not even mentioned among the Gentiles that a certain one has his father's wife.

Bible in Basic English

It is said, in fact, that there is among you a sin of the flesh, such as is not seen even among the Gentiles, that one of you has his father's wife.

Common New Testament

It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and of a kind that does not occur even among pagans: a man has his father's wife.

Daniel Mace New Testament

we have it from all quarters, that incest is practis'd among you, and such as is not among the Gentiles, that of a man's having his father's wife.

Darby Translation

It is universally reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even among the nations, so that one should have his father's wife.

Godbey New Testament

Fornication is truly heard of among you, and such fornication which is not among the heathens, that one should have the wife of his father.

Goodspeed New Testament

Immorality is actually notorious among you, and immorality of a kind unknown even among the heathen??hat a man has taken his father's wife.

John Wesley New Testament

It is commonly reported, that there is fornication among you, and such fornication, as is not even named among the heathens, that one should have his father's wife.

Julia Smith Translation

In general is fornication heard among you, and such fornication which is not named in the nations, for any to have his father's wife.

King James 2000

It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It is reported everywhere [that there] is sexual immorality among you, and sexual immorality of such a kind which [does] not [even exist] among the Gentiles, so that someone has the wife of [his] father.

Modern King James verseion

On the whole it is reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even named among the nations, so as one to have his father's wife.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There goeth a common saying that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not once named among the gentiles: that one should have his father's wife.

Moffatt New Testament

It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality such as is unknown even among pagans ??that a man has taken his father's wife!

Montgomery New Testament

It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and such immorality as is not even among the heathen??hat a man has taken his father's wife!

NET Bible

It is actually reported that sexual immorality exists among you, the kind of immorality that is not permitted even among the Gentiles, so that someone is cohabiting with his father's wife.

New Heart English Bible

It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and such sexual immorality as is not even among the Gentiles, that one has his father's wife.

Noyes New Testament

It is everywhere reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even among the gentiles, that one should have his fathers wife.

Sawyer New Testament

IT is commonly reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not among the gentiles, that a man should have his father's wife.

The Emphasized Bible

On all hands, there is reported to be among you - fornication, and such fornication as this - which, not among the nations, is found , - as that one should have, his father's wife: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

IT is generally reported that there is whoredom among you, and such whoredom as is not even named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.

Twentieth Century New Testament

There is a wide-spread report respecting a case of immorality among you, and that, too, of a kind that does not occur even among the Gentiles-a man, I hear, is living with his father's wife!

Webster

It is reported commonly that there is lewdness among you, and such lewdness as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.

Weymouth New Testament

It is actually reported that there is fornication among you, and of a kind unheard of even among the Gentiles--a man has his father's wife!

Williams New Testament

A case of immorality is reported as actually existing among you, an immorality unheard of even among the heathen that a man cohabits with his father's wife.

World English Bible

It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and such sexual immorality as is not even named among the Gentiles, that one has his father's wife.

Worrell New Testament

Actually there is reported among you fornication, and such fornication as exists not even among the gentiles, that one of you should have his father's wife!

Worsley New Testament

It is commonly reported that there is lewdness among you, and such lewdness as is not named even amongst the heathens, that one should have his father's wife.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoredom is actually heard of among you, and such whoredom as is not even named among the nations -- as that one hath the wife of the father! --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It is reported
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ὅλως 
Holos 
Usage: 3

πορνεία 
Porneia 
Usage: 21

ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

πορνεία 
Porneia 
Usage: 21

as is
ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

not so much as
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

ὀνομάζω 
Onomazo 
Usage: 10

the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

ὥστε 
hoste 
Usage: 72

one
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

his

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

References

Context Readings

Immoral Behavior And Church Discipline

1 Fornication is actually heard among you, and such fornication that is not even named among the Gentiles, for some man to have his father's wife. 2 And ye are puffed up and did not rather mourn, so that he who committed this deed might be taken away from the midst of you.


Cross References

Leviticus 18:8

the nakedness of thy father's wife. It is thy father's nakedness.

Deuteronomy 22:30

A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

Deuteronomy 27:20

Cursed be he who lays with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

2 Corinthians 12:21

lest having come again my God will make me low toward you, and I will bewail many of those who have sinned previously, and who did not repent from the trash and fornication and licentiousness that they committed.

Genesis 35:22

And it came to pass, while Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve.

Genesis 37:2

These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brothers. And he was a lad with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives, and Joseph brought the evil

Genesis 49:4

Boiling over as water, thou shall not have the pre-eminence, because thou went up to thy father's bed, then thou defiled it; he went up to my couch.

Leviticus 20:11

And the man who lays with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness. Both of them shall surely be put to death, their blood shall be upon them.

1 Samuel 2:24

No, my sons, for it is no good report that I hear. Ye make LORD's people to transgress.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house, and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

2 Samuel 20:3

And David came to his house at Jerusalem. And the king took the ten women his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in ward, and provided them with sustenance, but did not go in to them. So they were shut up

1 Chronicles 5:1

And the sons of Reuben the first-born of Israel (for he was the first-born, but, inasmuch as he defiled his father's couch, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel, and so the genealogy is not to be reckone

Jeremiah 2:33

How thou trim thy way to seek love! Therefore even the wicked women thou have taught thy ways.

Ezekiel 16:47

Yet thou have not walked in their ways, nor done according to their abominations, but, like [it was] a very little [thing], thou were more corrupt than they in all thy ways.

Ezekiel 16:51-52

Neither has Samaria committed half of thy sins, but thou have multiplied thine abominations more than they, and have justified thy sisters by all thine abominations which thou have done.

Ezekiel 22:10

In thee have they uncovered their fathers' nakedness. In thee have they humbled her who was unclean in her impurity.

Amos 2:7

those who pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek. And a man and his father go to the [same] maiden, to profane my holy name.

Acts 15:20

but to write to them, to abstain from the pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from what is strangled, and from blood.

Acts 15:29

to abstain from things sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication, keeping yourselves from which, ye will do well. Be strong.

1 Corinthians 1:11

For it was declared to me about you, my brothers, by those of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But now I write to you not to associate if any man who is called a brother is a fornicator, or a greedy man, or an idolater, or a slanderer, or a drunkard, or a predator, not even to eat with such kind.

1 Corinthians 6:9

Or know ye not that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not led astray. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate men, nor homosexuals,

1 Corinthians 6:13

The foods are for the belly and the belly for foods, but God will abolish both this and these things. But the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.

1 Corinthians 6:18

Flee fornication. Every sin, whatever a man may do, is outside the body, but he who fornicates sins against his own body.

2 Corinthians 7:12

And so then although I wrote to you, it was not because of the man who did wrong, nor because of the man who was wronged, but in order to reveal to you your eagerness for us in the sight of God.

Galatians 5:19

Now the works of the flesh are apparent, which are, adultery, fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,

Ephesians 5:3

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or greed, shall not even be named among you as befits the sanctified,

Colossians 3:5

Put to death therefore your body-parts on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God did not call us to uncleanness, but in sanctification.

Revelation 2:21

And I gave her time so that she would repent, and she did not want to repent of her fornication.

Revelation 21:8

But for the cowards, and unbelieving, and sinful, and abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

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