Parallel Verses

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.

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!

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!

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 see and know that your bodies are members (bodily parts) of Christ (the Messiah)? Am I therefore to take the parts of Christ and make [them] parts of a prostitute? Never! Never!

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?

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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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? In no wise.

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 has both raised up the Lord, and will raise us up from among the dead by his power. 15 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. 16 Do ye not know that he that is joined to the harlot is one body? for the two, he says, shall be one flesh.


Cross References

Romans 12:5

thus we, being many, are one body in Christ, and each one members one of the other.

1 Corinthians 12:27

Now ye are Christ's body, and members in particular.

Ephesians 5:30

for we are members of his body; we are of his flesh, and of his bones.

Luke 20:16

He will come and destroy those husbandmen, and will give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it they said, May it never be!

Genesis 44:17

And he said, Far be it from me to do so! The man in whose hand the cup has been found, he shall be my bondman; but as for you, go up in peace to your father.

Romans 3:3-4

For what? if some have not believed, shall their unbelief make the faith of God of none effect?

Romans 3:6

Far be the thought: since how shall God judge the world?

Romans 3:31

Do we then make void law by faith? Far be the thought: no, but we establish law.

Romans 6:2

Far be the thought. We who have died to sin, how shall we still live in it?

Romans 6:15

What then? should we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Far be the thought.

Romans 7:7

What shall we say then? is the law sin? Far be the thought. But I had not known sin, unless by law: for I had not had conscience also of lust unless the law had said, Thou shalt not lust;

Romans 7:13

Did then that which is good become death to me? Far be the thought. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death to me by that which is good; in order that sin by the commandment might become exceeding sinful.

1 Corinthians 6:13

Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats; but God will bring to nothing both it and them: but the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.

1 Corinthians 6:19

Do ye not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which ye have of God; and ye are not your own?

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I wish you to know that the Christ is the head of every man, but woman's head is the man, and the Christ's head God.

Galatians 2:17

Now if in seeking to be justified in Christ we also have been found sinners, then is Christ minister of sin? Far be the thought.

Galatians 3:21

Is then the law against the promises of God? Far be the thought. For if a law had been given able to quicken, then indeed righteousness were on the principle of law;

Galatians 6:14

But far be it from me to boast save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world.

Ephesians 1:22-23

and has put all things under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things to the assembly,

Ephesians 4:12

for the perfecting of the saints; with a view to the work of the ministry, with a view to the edifying of the body of Christ;

Ephesians 4:15-16

but, holding the truth in love, we may grow up to him in all things, who is the head, the Christ:

Ephesians 5:23

for a husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly. He is Saviour of the body.

Colossians 2:19

and not holding fast the head, from whom all the body, ministered to and united together by the joints and bands, increases with the increase of God.

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