Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Know ye not that your bodies are body-parts of Christ? Therefore, having taken the body-parts of the Christ, should I make them body-parts of a harlot? May it not happen!

New American Standard Bible

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take away the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? May it never be!

King James Version

Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid.

Holman Bible

Don’t you know that your bodies are a part of Christ’s body? So should I take a part of Christ’s body and make it part of a prostitute? Absolutely not!

International Standard Version

You know that your bodies belong to the Messiah, don't you? Should I take what belongs to the Messiah and unite them with a prostitute? Certainly not!

American Standard Version

Know ye not that your bodies are members of Christ? shall I then take away the members of Christ, and make them members of a harlot? God forbid.

Amplified

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Am I therefore to take the members of Christ and make them part of a prostitute? Certainly not!

An Understandable Version

Do you not know that your [physical] bodies are parts of [the spiritual body of] Christ? So, shall I take away parts of Christ's [spiritual] body and join them to a prostitute's body? Certainly not!

Anderson New Testament

Know you not that your bodies are the members of Christ? Shall I, then, take the members of the Christ, and make them the members of a harlot? It must not be.

Bible in Basic English

Do you not see that your bodies are part of the body of Christ? how then may I take what is a part of the body of Christ and make it a part of the body of a loose woman? such a thing may not be.

Common New Testament

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never!

Daniel Mace New Testament

Don't you know, that your bodies are parts of Christ's mystical body? now, how can that which is Christ's, be made the property of a very creature?

Darby Translation

Do ye not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then, taking the members of the Christ, make them members of a harlot? Far be the thought.

Godbey New Testament

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? then taking the members of Christ, shall I make them the members of a harlot? it could not be so.

Goodspeed New Testament

Do you not know that your bodies are parts of Christ's body? Am I then to take away from Christ parts of his body, and make them parts of a prostitute's? Never!

John Wesley New Testament

Know ye not, that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot?

Julia Smith Translation

Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? having taken the members of Christ, shall I make members of a harlot? It may not be.

King James 2000

Know you not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of a harlot? God forbid.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Therefore, shall I take away the members of Christ [and] make [them] members of a prostitute? May it never be!

Modern King James verseion

Do you not know that your bodies are the members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them the members of a harlot? Let it not be!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Either, remember ye not, that your bodies are the members of Christ? Shall I now take the members of Christ, and make them the members of a harlot? God forbid.

Moffatt New Testament

Do you not know your bodies are members of Christ? Am I to take Christ's members and devote them to a harlot? Never!

Montgomery New Testament

You know, do you not, that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them members of a harlot? God forbid!

NET Bible

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Should I take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never!

New Heart English Bible

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them members of a prostitute? May it never be.

Noyes New Testament

Know ye not, that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them members of a harlot? God forbid!

Sawyer New Testament

Know you not that your bodies are Christ's members? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them a harlot's members? by no means.

The Emphasized Bible

Know ye not that, your bodies, are, members of Christ? Shall I, then, take away the members of the Christ and make them members of a harlot? Far be it!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? Taking then the members of Christ, shall I make them members of an harlot? God forbid.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not you know that your bodies are Christ's members? Am I, then, to take the members that belong to the Christ and make them the members of a prostitute? Heaven forbid!

Webster

Know ye not, that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of a harlot? By no means.

Weymouth New Testament

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take away the members of Christ and make them the members of a prostitute? No, indeed.

Williams New Testament

Do you not know that your bodies are parts of Christ Himself? Then may I take away parts of Christ and make them parts of a prostitute? Never! Never!

World English Bible

Don't you know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them members of a prostitute? May it never be!

Worrell New Testament

Know ye not that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I, then, taking away the members of Christ, make them members of a harlot? It could not be!

Worsley New Testament

Know ye not that your bodies are members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them members of an harlot?

Youngs Literal Translation

Have ye not known that your bodies are members of Christ? having taken, then, the members of the Christ, shall I make them members of an harlot? let it be not!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Know ye
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

are
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the members
μέλος 
melos 
μέλος 
melos 
Usage: 32
Usage: 32

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557
Usage: 557

shall I
αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

and make
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

μέλος 
melos 
Usage: 32

of an harlot
πόρνη 
Porne 
Usage: 9

God
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

Context Readings

Avoid Sexual Immorality

14 And God both raised up the Lord and will raise us up through his power. 15 Know ye not that your bodies are body-parts of Christ? Therefore, having taken the body-parts of the Christ, should I make them body-parts of a harlot? May it not happen! 16 Or know ye not that he who is joined to a harlot is one body? For, The two, he says, will be in one flesh.


Cross References

Romans 12:5

so we, the many, are one body in Christ, and each one body-parts of each other.

1 Corinthians 12:27

Now ye are the body of Christ, and body-parts individually.

Ephesians 5:30

because we are parts of his body, of his flesh and of his bones.

Luke 20:16

He will come and destroy these farmers, and will give the vineyard to others. And having heard it, they said, May it not happen!

Genesis 44:17

And he said, Far be it from me that I should do so. The man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my bondman, but as for you, get you up in peace to your father.

Romans 3:3-4

For what if some did not believe? Will their unbelief make the assurance of God ineffective?

Romans 3:6

May it not happen! Otherwise how will God judge the world?

Romans 3:31

Do we then make law void through faith? May it not happen! Instead, we establish law.

Romans 6:2

May it not happen! How will we who died to sin, still live in it?

Romans 6:15

What then? May we sin, because we are not under law but under grace? May it not happen!

Romans 7:7

What will we say then? The law is sin? May it not happen! Yet I did not know sin except through law. For likewise I would not have known lust, if the law did not say, Thou shall not covet.

Romans 7:13

Has therefore what is good become death to me? May it not happen! Instead, it is sin, so that it might be revealed, sin working death in me through what is good, so that through the commandment sin might become sinful to extreme.

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 6:19

Or know ye not that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit in you, which ye have from God? And ye are not your own,

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I want you to know that the head of every man is the Christ, and the head of a woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.

Galatians 2:17

But if, while seeking to be made righteous in Christ, we ourselves were also found sinful, then is Christ an aide of sin? May it not happen!

Galatians 3:21

Is the law therefore against the promises of God? May it not happen! For if a law was given that could make alive, truly righteousness would be from law.

Galatians 6:14

But may it not be from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

Ephesians 1:22-23

And he subordinated all things under his feet, and appointed him head over all things for the church,

Ephesians 4:12

for the perfecting of the sanctified, for the work of ministry, for edification of the body of the Christ.

Ephesians 4:15-16

But being truthful in love, we may cause all things to grow for him who is the head--the Christ--

Ephesians 5:23

Because a husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church, and himself the savior of the body.

Colossians 2:19

and not holding to the head, from whom all the body, being supplied and held together through the connections and bonds, develops its growth from God.

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