But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you as becomes saints,
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil lust, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
Flee fornication. Any other sin that a man does is outside the body, but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.
For this ye know, that no fornicator nor unclean person nor covetous man, who is also an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Foods are for the belly, and the belly for foods; but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.
Moreover thou shalt consider out of all the people men of virtue, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness, and place princes over them, of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manslave, nor his maidslave, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
And in all things that I have said unto you, be circumspect and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth.
And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to fornicate with the daughters of Moab,
There shall be no female cult prostitutes of the daughters of Israel nor any male cult prostitutes of the sons of Israel.
When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment and two hundred shekels of silver and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
And his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after greed, receiving bribes and perverting that which is right.
For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.
The prince void of intelligence is also a great oppressor, but he that hates covetousness shall prolong his days.
For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them each one is given to greed; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one deals falsely.
Therefore I will give their wives unto others and their fields unto those that shall inherit them: for each one from the least even unto the greatest is given to greed; from the prophet even unto the priest every one deals falsely.
But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness and for to shed innocent blood and for oppression and for violence, to do it.
And they shall come unto thee as the people come, and they shall be before thee, my people, and they shall hear thy words, but they shall not do them; for with their mouth they flatter, but their heart goes after their covetousness.
And they coveted fields and stole them, and houses and took them away; so they oppressed the man and his house, even the man and his heritage.
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
For from within, out of the heart of men, come forth the evil thoughts, the adulteries, the fornications, the murders,
And he said unto them, Take heed and beware of all covetousness; for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
but that we write unto them that they abstain from pollutions of idols and from fornication and from things strangled and from blood.
being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
Neither present your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin, but present yourselves unto God as those that are alive from the dead and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
that ye receive her in the Lord as a worthy saint, and that ye assist her in whatever thing in which she has need of you, for she has been a helper of many and of myself also.
It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.
yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world or with the covetous or extortioners or with idolaters, for then ye would need to go out of the world.
Know ye not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers nor effeminate nor homosexuals
Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed and fell dead: in one day, twenty-three thousand.
lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and I would have to mourn over many who have sinned already and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
who, after losing all sense of feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness to work all uncleanness with greediness.
Only let your conversation be as is worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, unanimous, working together for the faith of the gospel,
For the will of God is your sanctification, that ye should separate yourselves from fornication,
For God has not called us unto uncleanness, but unto sanctification.
but with good works (as becomes women professing godliness).
not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain, but gentle, not contentious, not covetous;
For the love of money is the root of all evil, which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
For there shall be men who are lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, evil speakers, disobedient to their parents, unthankful, impure,
For the bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God; not arrogant, not quick to anger, not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain,
whose mouths it is expedient to stop, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for dishonest gain.
The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of honesty;
lest there be any fornicator or profane person as Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright.
Let marriage be honourable in all and the bed undefiled; but the fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
Feed the flock of God which is among you, caring for her, not by force, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with willing desire;
and in covetousness they shall make merchandise of you with feigned words, upon whom the condemnation from a long time ago does not delay, and their perdition does not sleep.
and chiefly those that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise dominion; presumptuous, arrogant, they are not afraid to speak evil of the higher powers;
having their eyes full of adultery, and not knowing how to cease from sin, baiting unstable souls, having their heart exercised in covetous practices; cursed sons,
But I have a few things against thee because thou hast there those that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols and to commit fornication.
And I have given her time to repent of her fornication, and she repented not.
And they did not repent of their murders nor of their witchcraft nor of their fornication nor of their thefts.
But the fearful and unbelieving and the abominable and murderers and fornicators and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
But outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the fornicators and the murderers and the idolaters and whosoever loves and makes a lie.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
- Ephesians 5:5
- Exodus 18:21
- Exodus 20:17
- Joshua 7:21
- 1 Samuel 8:3
- Psalm 10:3
- Psalm 119:36
- Proverbs 28:16
- Jeremiah 6:13
- Jeremiah 8:10
- Jeremiah 22:17
- Ezekiel 33:31
- Micah 2:2
- Mark 7:22
- Luke 12:15
- Luke 16:14
- Acts 20:33
- 1 Corinthians 6:10