Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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!

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.

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 that there is sexual immorality among you, impurity of a sort that is condemned and does not occur even among the heathen; for a man has [his own] 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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 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. 2 And you are inflated with pride, instead of filled with grief so that he who has committed this act might be removed from your congregation.


Cross References

Leviticus 18:8

You are not to have sex with your father’s wife; it will shame your father.

Deuteronomy 22:30

“A man is not to marry his father’s wife; he must not violate his father’s marriage bed.

Deuteronomy 27:20

‘The one who sleeps with his father’s wife is cursed, for he has violated his father’s marriage bed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

2 Corinthians 12:21

I fear that when I come my God will again humiliate me in your presence, and I will grieve for many who sinned before and have not repented of the moral impurity, sexual immorality, and promiscuity they practiced.

Genesis 35:22

While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went in and slept with his father’s concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard about it.Jacob had 12 sons:

Genesis 37:2

These are the family records of Jacob.At 17 years of age, Joseph tended sheep with his brothers. The young man was working with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father’s wives, and he brought a bad report about them to their father.

Genesis 49:4

Turbulent as water, you will no longer excel,
because you got into your father’s bed
and you defiled it—he got into my bed.

Leviticus 20:11

If a man sleeps with his father’s wife, he has shamed his father. Both of them must be put to death; their blood is on their own hands.

1 Samuel 2:24

No, my sons, the report I hear from the Lord’s people is not good.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and he slept with his father’s concubines in the sight of all Israel.

2 Samuel 20:3

When David came to his palace in Jerusalem, he took the 10 concubines he had left to take care of the palace and placed them under guard. He provided for them, but he was not intimate with them. They were confined until the day of their death, living as widows.

1 Chronicles 5:1

These were the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel. He was the firstborn, but his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph son of Israel, because Reuben defiled his father’s bed. He is not listed in the genealogy according to birthright.

Jeremiah 2:33

How skillfully you pursue love;
you also teach evil women your ways.

Ezekiel 16:47

Didn’t you walk in their ways and do their detestable practices? It was only a short time before you behaved more corruptly than they did.

Ezekiel 16:51-52

But Samaria did not commit even half your sins. You have multiplied your detestable practices beyond theirs and made your sisters appear righteous by all the detestable things you have committed.

Ezekiel 22:10

Men within you have sexual intercourse with their father’s wife and violate women during their menstrual impurity.

Amos 2:7

They trample the heads of the poor
on the dust of the ground
and block the path of the needy.
A man and his father have sexual relations
with the same girl,
profaning My holy name.

Acts 15:20

but instead we should write to them to abstain from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from blood.

Acts 15:29

that you abstain from food offered to idols, from blood, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. You will do well if you keep yourselves from these things.Farewell.

1 Corinthians 1:11

For it has been reported to me about you, my brothers, by members of Chloe’s household, that there is rivalry among you.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.

1 Corinthians 6:9

Don’t you know that the unrighteous will not inherit God’s kingdom? Do not be deceived: No sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, or anyone practicing homosexuality,

1 Corinthians 6:13

“Food for the stomach and the stomach for food,” but God will do away with both of them. The body is not for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.

1 Corinthians 6:18

Run from sexual immorality! “Every sin a person can commit is outside the body.” On the contrary, the person who is sexually immoral sins against his own body.

2 Corinthians 7:12

So even though I wrote to you, it was not because of the one who did wrong, or because of the one who was wronged, but in order that your diligence for us might be made plain to you in the sight of God.

Galatians 5:19

Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity,

Ephesians 5:3

But sexual immorality and any impurity or greed should not even be heard of among you, as is proper for saints.

Colossians 3:5

Therefore, put to death what belongs to your worldly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God has not called us to impurity but to sanctification.

Revelation 2:21

I gave her time to repent, but she does not want to repent of her sexual immorality.

Revelation 21:8

But the cowards, unbelievers, vile, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars—their share will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

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