Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

Bible References

What

1 Corinthians 6:15
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!

Your body

1 Corinthians 3:16
Do you people not know that you are God's Temple [i.e., the church. See I Pet. 2:5; I Tim. 3:15], and that the Holy Spirit of God lives in you [i.e., collectively]?
2 Corinthians 6:16
And what agreement is there between a temple of God and idols? For we are a temple of the living God, just as God said [Lev. 26:12], "I will live in them and walk among them [i.e., among His people]; and I will be their God and they will be my people."
Ephesians 2:21
In [harmony with] Him the entire building [i.e., the church] is properly assembled, rising into a dedicated temple for the Lord. [See I Cor. 3:16-17].
1 Peter 2:5
And you yourselves are also like living stones, being constructed into a spiritual house. For you are like holy priests who offer spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

And ye

Romans 14:7
For none of us lives for his own benefit [only], and none of us dies for his own benefit [only].
2 Corinthians 5:15
And Christ died for all people, so that those who are alive should not live for themselves anymore, but for Him who died and rose again for their sakes.
Titus 2:14
He gave Himself up for us, to buy us back from [enslavement to] all [kinds of] wickedness and to purify for Himself a group of people who belong to Him and who are eager to do good deeds.

General references

Romans 14:7
For none of us lives for his own benefit [only], and none of us dies for his own benefit [only].
1 John 4:13
This is [one way] to know we live in [fellowship with] God and that He lives in our hearts: [It is] because He has given us His Holy Spirit [to live within us, See 3:24].