Parallel Verses

Amplified

Shun immorality and all sexual looseness [flee from impurity in thought, word, or deed]. Any other sin which a man commits is one outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.

New American Standard Bible

Flee immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.

King James Version

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

Keep on running away from sexual immorality. Any other sin that a person commits is outside his body, but the person who sins sexually sins against his own body.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.

An Understandable Version

Stay away from [any involvement in] sexual immorality. Every sin a person commits is outside [the realm] of his body; but the one who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body. [Note: Possibly this means that sex, because it requires the deepest and most complete commitment of human involvement, becomes a unique sin when its true purpose and expression are violated].

Anderson New Testament

Shun lewdness. Every sin that a man commits, is without the body; but he that is guilty of lewdness sins against his own body.

Bible in Basic English

Keep away from the desires of the flesh. Every sin which a man does is outside of the body; but he who goes after the desires of the flesh does evil to his body.

Common New Testament

Flee immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.

Daniel Mace New Testament

flee licentiousness. no other sin that a man commits does affect the church as a body: but the licentious commits a fraud against the whole body to which he belongs.

Darby Translation

Flee fornication. Every sin which a man may practise is without the body, but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.

Godbey New Testament

Fly from fornication. Every sin which a man may commit is outside of his body; the one committing fornication sins against his own body.

Goodspeed New Testament

Fly from immorality! Any other sin a man commits is something outside his body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.

John Wesley New Testament

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doth, is without the body; but he that committeth fornication, sinneth against his own body.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Flee fornication. Any other sin that a man does is outside the body, but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.

Julia Smith Translation

Flee fornication. Every sin which if a man do is without the body; but he committing fornication sins against his own body.

King James 2000

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is outside the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a person commits is outside his body, but the one who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.

Modern King James verseion

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits fornication sins against his own body.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Flee fornication. All sins that a man doth, are without the body. But he that is a fornicator, sinneth against his own body.

Moffatt New Testament

Shun immorality! Any other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his body.

Montgomery New Testament

Flee from immorality. Every other sin that a man commits lies outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.

NET Bible

Flee sexual immorality! "Every sin a person commits is outside of the body" -- but the immoral person sins against his own body.

New Heart English Bible

Flee sexual immorality. "Every sin that a man does is outside the body," but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.

Noyes New Testament

Flee fornication. Every other sin which a man may commit, is apart from the body; but he that committeth fornication, sinneth against his own body.

Sawyer New Testament

Avoid fornication. Every crime that a man commits is out of his body; but he that commits fornication sins in his body.

The Emphasized Bible

Flee fornication! Every sin, whatsoever a man shall commit, is, outside his body, but, he that committeth fornication, bringeth sin into his own body.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Flee whoredom. Every other sin which a man may commit is without the body; but he who committeth whoredom sinneth against his own body.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Shun all immorality. Every other sin that men commit is something outside the body; but an immoral man sins against his own body.

Webster

Flee lewdness. Every sin that a man doeth, is without the body; but he that committeth lewdness, sinneth against his own body.

Weymouth New Testament

Flee from fornication. Any other sin that a human being commits lies outside the body; but he who commits fornication sins against his own body.

Williams New Testament

Keep on running from sexual immorality! Any other sin that a man commits is one outside his body, but the man who commits the sexual sin is sinning against his own body.

World English Bible

Flee sexual immorality! "Every sin that a man does is outside the body," but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.

Worrell New Testament

Flee fornication. Every sin which a man commits is without the body; but he that commits adultery sins against his own body.

Worsley New Testament

Flee from whoredom. Every other sin, that a man committeth, is without the body; but he, that committeth whoredom, sinneth against his own body.

Youngs Literal Translation

flee the whoredom; every sin -- whatever a man may commit -- is without the body, and he who is committing whoredom, against his own body doth sin.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
φεύγω 
Pheugo 
Usage: 23

πορνεία 
Porneia 
Usage: 21

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

sin
ἁμάρτημα 
Hamartema 
sin
Usage: 2

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

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

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

ἐκτός 
Ektos 
Usage: 8

the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he that

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

πορνεύω 
Porneuo 
Usage: 6

ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
Usage: 35

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

Context Readings

Avoid Sexual Immorality

17 But the person who is united to the Lord becomes one spirit with Him. 18 Shun immorality and all sexual looseness [flee from impurity in thought, word, or deed]. Any other sin which a man commits is one outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body. 19 Do you not know that your body is the temple (the very sanctuary) of the Holy Spirit Who lives within you, Whom you have received [as a Gift] from God? You are not your own,


Cross References

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be held in honor (esteemed worthy, precious, of great price, and especially dear) in all things. And thus let the marriage bed be undefiled (kept undishonored); for God will judge and punish the unchaste [all guilty of sexual vice] and adulterous.

2 Corinthians 12:21

[I am fearful] that when I come again, my God may humiliate and humble me in your regard, and that I may have to sorrow over many of those who sinned before and have not repented of the impurity, sexual vice, and sensuality which they formerly practiced.

Ephesians 5:3

But immorality (sexual vice) and all impurity [ of lustful, rich, wasteful living] or greediness must not even be named among you, as is fitting and proper among saints (God's consecrated people).

2 Timothy 2:22

Shun youthful lusts and flee from them, and aim at and pursue righteousness (all that is virtuous and good, right living, conformity to the will of God in thought, word, and deed); [and aim at and pursue] faith, love, [and] peace (harmony and concord with others) in fellowship with all [Christians], who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

Genesis 39:12-18

And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me! But he left his garment in her hand and fled and got out [of the house].

Proverbs 2:16-19

[Discretion shall watch over you, understanding shall keep you] to deliver you from the alien woman, from the outsider with her flattering words,

Proverbs 5:3-15

For the lips of a loose woman drip honey as a honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil;

Proverbs 6:24-32

To keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a loose woman.

Proverbs 7:5-27

That they may keep you from the loose woman, from the adventuress who flatters with and makes smooth her words.

Proverbs 9:16-18

Whoever is simple (wavering and easily led astray), let him turn in here! And as for him who lacks understanding, she says to him,

Romans 1:24

Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their [own] hearts to sexual impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves [abandoning them to the degrading power of sin],

Romans 6:12-13

Let not sin therefore rule as king in your mortal (short-lived, perishable) bodies, to make you yield to its cravings and be subject to its lusts and evil passions.

1 Corinthians 6:9

Do you not know that the unrighteous and the wrongdoers will not inherit or have any share in the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived (misled): neither the impure and immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who participate in homosexuality,

Colossians 3:5

So kill (deaden, deprive of power) the evil desire lurking in your members [those animal impulses and all that is earthly in you that is employed in sin]: sexual vice, impurity, sensual appetites, unholy desires, and all greed and covetousness, for that is idolatry (the deifying of self and other created things instead of God).

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For this is the will of God, that you should be consecrated (separated and set apart for pure and holy living): that you should abstain and shrink from all sexual vice,

1 Thessalonians 4:5

Not [to be used] in the passion of lust like the heathen, who are ignorant of the true God and have no knowledge of His will,

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I implore you as aliens and strangers and exiles [in this world] to abstain from the sensual urges (the evil desires, the passions of the flesh, your lower nature) that wage war against the soul.

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