Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lust, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints;

New American Standard Bible

But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints;

King James Version

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;

Holman Bible

But sexual immorality and any impurity or greed should not even be heard of among you, as is proper for saints.

International Standard Version

Do not let sexual sin, impurity of any kind, or greed even be mentioned among you, as is proper for saints.

A Conservative Version

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or greed, shall not even be named among you as befits the sanctified,

American Standard Version

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints;

Amplified

But sexual immorality and all [moral] impurity [indecent, offensive behavior] or greed must not even be hinted at among you, as is proper among saints [for as believers our way of life, whether in public or in private, reflects the validity of our faith].

An Understandable Version

But you should not even talk about sexual immorality, or any type of [moral] impurity, or greed. [Note: Possibly "greed" here means "desire for more" of such things]. Such talk is not suitable for saints [i.e., God's holy people].

Anderson New Testament

But lewdness, and all manner of uncleanness, or covetousness, let them not be named among you, as it becomes saints;

Bible in Basic English

But evil acts of the flesh and all unclean things, or desire for others' property, let it not even be named among you, as is right for saints;

Common New Testament

But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.

Daniel Mace New Testament

But fornication, and all impurity, or inordinate desire, let it not be approved by you, as being unworthy of christians: neither ribaldry,

Godbey New Testament

But all fornication, and uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be named among you, as it becomes saints;

Goodspeed New Testament

But immorality or any form of vice or greed must not be so much as mentioned among you; that would not be becoming in God's people.

John Wesley New Testament

But let not fornication, or any uncleanness, or covetousness be even named among you, as becometh saints:

Julia Smith Translation

And fornication, and all uncleanness, or overreaching, let it not be named with you, as becomes the holy;

King James 2000

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomes saints;

Lexham Expanded Bible

But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints),

Modern King James verseion

For let fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness not be once named among you, as becomes saints,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So that fornication, and all uncleanness or covetousness, be not once named among you, as it becometh saints:

Moffatt New Testament

Never let any sexual vice or impurity or lust be so much as mentioned by you ??that is the proper course for saints to take;

Montgomery New Testament

As for sexual vice and every kind of impurity or lust, it is unbecoming for you as Christians even to mention them;

NET Bible

But among you there must not be either sexual immorality, impurity of any kind, or greed, as these are not fitting for the saints.

New Heart English Bible

But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;

Noyes New Testament

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints,

Sawyer New Testament

Let not fornication and any impurity or covetousness be named among you, as becomes saints,

The Emphasized Bible

But, fornication, and all impurity, or covetousness, let it not be named among you - even as becometh saints;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But fornication and all impurity, or insatiable desire, let it not be mentioned among you, as becometh saints;

Twentieth Century New Testament

As for unchastity and every kind of impurity, or greed, do not let them even be mentioned among you, as befits Christ's People,

Webster

But lewdness and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;

Weymouth New Testament

But fornication and every kind of impurity, or covetousness, let them not even be mentioned among you, for they ought not to be named among God's people.

Williams New Testament

But sexual vice and any form of immorality or sensual greed must not so much as be mentioned among you, as that is the only course becoming in God's people;

World English Bible

But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;

Worrell New Testament

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becomes saints;

Worsley New Testament

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or inordinate desire, let it not be even named among you; for so it becometh saints:

Youngs Literal Translation

and whoredom, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

πορνεία 
Porneia 
Usage: 21

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀκαθαρσία 
Akatharsia 
Usage: 9

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

πλεονεξία 
Pleonexia 
Usage: 8

let it
ὀνομάζω 
Onomazo 
Usage: 10

not be once
μηδέ 
mede 
neither, nor, not, nor yet, not once, no not, not so much as
Usage: 31

ὀνομάζω 
Onomazo 
Usage: 10

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

πρέπω 
Prepo 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

Imitators Of God

2 and walk in love, even as the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour. 3 But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lust, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints; 4 and filthiness and foolish talking, or jesting, which are not convenient; but rather thanksgiving.


Cross References

Colossians 3:5

Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry.

1 Corinthians 6:18

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

Ephesians 5:5

For this ye are well informed of, knowing that no fornicator, or unclean person, or person of unbridled lust, who is an idolater, has inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.

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.

Ephesians 5:12

for the things that are done by them in secret it is shameful even to say.

Exodus 18:21

But do thou provide among all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place them over them, chiefs of thousands, chiefs of hundreds, chiefs of fifties, and chiefs of tens,

Exodus 20:17

Thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's wife, nor his bondman, nor his handmaid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's.

Exodus 23:13

And ye shall be on your guard as to everything that I have said unto you; and shall make no mention of the name of other gods it shall not be heard in thy mouth.

Numbers 25:1

And Israel abode in Shittim; and the people began to commit fornication with the daughters of Moab.

Deuteronomy 23:17-18

There shall be no prostitute amongst the daughters of Israel, nor any Sodomite amongst the sons of Israel.

Joshua 7:21

I saw among the spoils a beautiful mantle of Shinar, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a golden bar of fifty shekels weight, and 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.

1 Samuel 8:3

And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasteth of his soul's desire, and he blesseth the covetous; he contemneth Jehovah.

Psalm 119:36

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to gain.

Proverbs 28:16

The prince void of intelligence is also a great oppressor: he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them, every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely.

Jeremiah 8:10

Therefore will I give their wives unto others, their fields to those that shall possess them; for every one, from the least even unto the greatest, is given to covetousness; from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely.

Jeremiah 22:17

But thine eyes and thy heart are only on thine extortion, and on the blood of the innocent, to shed it, and on oppression and on violence, to do it.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come unto thee as a people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they do them not; for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their dishonest gain.

Micah 2:2

And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away; and they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, blasphemies;

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Luke 12:15

And he said to them, Take heed and keep yourselves from all covetousness, for it is not because a man is in abundance that his life is in his possessions.

Luke 16:14

And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things, and mocked him.

Acts 15:20

but to write to them to abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from what is strangled, and from blood.

Acts 20:33

I have coveted the silver or gold or clothing of no one.

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions; whisperers,

Romans 6:13

Neither yield your members instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but yield yourselves to God as alive from among the dead, and your members instruments of righteousness to God.

Romans 16:2

that ye may receive her in the Lord worthily of saints, and that ye may assist her in whatever matter she has need of you; for she also has been a helper of many, and of myself.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is universally reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even among the nations, so that one should have his father's wife.

1 Corinthians 5:10-11

not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the avaricious and rapacious, or idolaters, since then ye should go out of the world.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

Do ye not know that unrighteous persons shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who make women of themselves, nor who abuse themselves with men,

1 Corinthians 10:8

Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed fornication, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.

2 Corinthians 12:21

lest my God should humble me as to you when I come again, and that I shall grieve over many of those who have sinned before, and have not repented as to the uncleanness and fornication and licentiousness which they have practised.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,

Ephesians 4:19-20

who having cast off all feeling, have given themselves up to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greedy unsatisfied lust.

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves worthily of the glad tidings of the Christ, in order that whether coming and seeing you, or absent, I may hear of what concerns you, that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul, labouring together in the same conflict with the faith of the glad tidings;

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication;

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God has not called us to uncleanness, but in sanctification.

1 Timothy 2:10

but, what becomes women making profession of the fear of God, by good works.

1 Timothy 3:3

not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is the root of every evil; which some having aspired after, have wandered from the faith, and pierced themselves with many sorrows.

2 Timothy 3:2

for men shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, evil speakers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, profane,

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be free from all charge against him as God's steward; not headstrong, not passionate, not disorderly through wine, not a striker, not seeking gain by base means;

Titus 1:11

who must have their mouths stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which ought not to be taught for the sake of base gain.

Titus 2:3

that the elder women in like manner be in deportment as becoming those who have to say to sacred things, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of what is right;

Hebrews 12:16

lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one meal sold his birthright;

Hebrews 13:4-5

Let marriage be held every way in honour, and the bed be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers will God judge.

1 Peter 5:2

shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily;

2 Peter 2:3

And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.

2 Peter 2:10

and specially those who walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise lordship. Bold are they, self-willed; they do not fear speaking injuriously of dignities:

2 Peter 2:14

having eyes full of adultery, and that cease not from sin, alluring unestablished souls; having a heart practised in covetousness, children of curse;

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against thee: that thou hast there those who hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a snare before the sons of Israel, to eat of idol sacrifices and commit fornication.

Revelation 2:21

And I gave her time that she should repent, and she will not repent of her fornication.

Revelation 9:21

And they repented not of their murders, nor of their witchcrafts, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.

Revelation 21:8

But to the fearful and unbelieving, and sinners, and those who make themselves abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15

Without are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one that loves and makes a lie.

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