Parallel Verses

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 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 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!

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 Now God indeed raised the Lord and he will raise us by his power. 15 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! 16 Or do you not know that anyone who is united with a prostitute is one body with her? For it is said, "The two will become one flesh."


Cross References

Romans 12:5

so we who are many are one body in Christ, and individually we are members who belong to one another.

1 Corinthians 12:27

Now you are Christ's body, and each of you is a member of it.

Ephesians 5:30

for we are members of his body.

Luke 20:16

He will come and destroy those tenants and give the vineyard to others." When the people heard this, they said, "May this never happen!"

Genesis 44:17

But Joseph said, "Far be it from me to do this! The man in whose hand the cup was found will become my slave, but the rest of you may go back to your father in peace."

Romans 3:3-4

What then? If some did not believe, does their unbelief nullify the faithfulness of God?

Romans 3:6

Absolutely not! For otherwise how could God judge the world?

Romans 3:31

Do we then nullify the law through faith? Absolutely not! Instead we uphold the law.

Romans 6:2

Absolutely not! How can we who died to sin still live in it?

Romans 6:15

What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Absolutely not!

Romans 7:7

What shall we say then? Is the law sin? Absolutely not! Certainly, I would not have known sin except through the law. For indeed I would not have known what it means to desire something belonging to someone else if the law had not said, "Do not covet."

Romans 7:13

Did that which is good, then, become death to me? Absolutely not! But sin, so that it would be shown to be sin, produced death in me through what is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.

1 Corinthians 6:13

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

1 Corinthians 6:19

Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own?

1 Corinthians 11:3

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

Galatians 2:17

But if while seeking to be justified in Christ we ourselves have also been found to be sinners, is Christ then one who encourages sin? Absolutely not!

Galatians 3:21

Is the law therefore opposed to the promises of God? Absolutely not! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, then righteousness would certainly have come by the law.

Galatians 6:14

But may I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

Ephesians 1:22-23

And God put all things under Christ's feet, and he gave him to the church as head over all things.

Ephesians 4:12

to equip the saints for the work of ministry, that is, to build up the body of Christ,

Ephesians 4:15-16

But practicing the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Christ, who is the head.

Ephesians 5:23

because the husband is the head of the wife as also Christ is the head of the church -- he himself being the savior of the body.

Colossians 2:19

He has not held fast to the head from whom the whole body, supported and knit together through its ligaments and sinews, grows with a growth that is from God.

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