Do not let sexual sin, impurity of any kind, or greed even be mentioned among you, as is proper for saints.
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
But sexual immorality
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or greed, shall not even be named among you as befits the sanctified,
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints;
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].
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].
But lewdness, and all manner of uncleanness, or covetousness, let them not be named among you, as it becomes saints;
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;
But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.
But fornication, and all impurity, or inordinate desire, let it not be approved by you, as being unworthy of christians: neither ribaldry,
But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lust, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints;
But all fornication, and uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be named among you, as it becomes saints;
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.
But let not fornication, or any uncleanness, or covetousness be even named among you, as becometh saints:
And fornication, and all uncleanness, or overreaching, let it not be named with you, as becomes the holy;
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomes saints;
But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints),
For let fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness not be once named among you, as becomes saints,
So that fornication, and all uncleanness or covetousness, be not once named among you, as it becometh saints:
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;
As for sexual vice and every kind of impurity or lust, it is unbecoming for you as Christians even to mention them;
But among you there must not be either sexual immorality, impurity of any kind, or greed, as these are not fitting for the saints.
But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints,
Let not fornication and any impurity or covetousness be named among you, as becomes saints,
But, fornication, and all impurity, or covetousness, let it not be named among you - even as becometh saints;
But fornication and all impurity, or insatiable desire, let it not be mentioned among you, as becometh saints;
As for unchastity and every kind of impurity, or greed, do not let them even be mentioned among you, as befits Christ's People,
But lewdness and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
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.
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;
But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becomes saints;
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or inordinate desire, let it not be even named among you; for so it becometh saints:
and whoredom, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints;
Word Count of 37 Translations in Ephesians 5:3
2 Live lovingly, just as the Messiah also loved us and gave himself for us as an offering and sacrifice, a fragrant aroma to God. 3 Do not let sexual sin, impurity of any kind, or greed even be mentioned among you, as is proper for saints. 4 Obscene, flippant, or vulgar talk is totally inappropriate. Instead, let there be thanksgiving.
So put to death your worldly impulses: sexual sin, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry).
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.
For you know very well that no immoral or impure person, or anyone who is greedy (that is, an idolater), has an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God.
Food is for the stomach, and the stomach is for food, but God will make them both unnecessary. The body is not meant for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
For it is shameful even to mention what is done by these disobedient people in secret.
You are to look for capable men among the people, men who fear God, men of integrity who hate dishonest gain. You are to set these men over them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.
"You are not to desire your neighbor's house, nor your neighbor's wife, his male or female servant, his ox, his donkey, nor anything else that pertains to your neighbor."
"Be careful about everything I've told you, and don't mention the name of other gods. Don't let them be heard in your mouth!"
While Israel remained encamped in Shittim, the people began to commit sexual immorality with Moabite women,
"There are to be no cultic prostitutes among the daughters or the sons of Israel.
I noticed among the war spoils a beautiful mantle from Shinar, 200 shekels of silver, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels. Because I wanted them, I took them, and they're buried in the ground inside my tent. The silver is underneath."
His sons did not follow Samuel's example. Instead, they pursued dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.
For the wicked one boasts about his own desire; he blesses the greedy and despises the LORD.
Turn my heart to your decrees and away from unjust gain.
A Commander-in-Chief who is a cruel oppressor lacks understanding, but whoever hates unjust gain will live longer.
"Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.
Therefore, I'll give their wives to others, and their fields to new owners. Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.
But your eyes and heart are on nothing but your dishonest gain, shedding the blood of innocent people, and practicing oppression and extortion."
Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests.
They covet fields and seize them; they covet houses, and grab them, too. They harass the valiant man, along with his household, an individual and his estate.
It is out of the heart that evil thoughts come, as well as murder, adultery, sexual immorality, stealing, false testimony, and slander.
because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,
Then he told them, "Be careful to guard yourselves against every kind of greed, because a person's life doesn't consist of the amount of possessions he has."
Now the Pharisees, who love money, had been listening to all this and began to ridicule Jesus.
Instead, we should write to them to keep away from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from anything strangled, and from blood.
I never desired anyone's silver, gold, or clothes.
They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed, and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, quarreling, deceit, and viciousness. They are gossips,
Stop offering the parts of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness. Instead, offer yourselves to God as people who have been brought from death to life and the parts of your body as instruments of righteousness to God.
Welcome her in the Lord as is appropriate for saints, and provide her with anything she may need from you, for she has assisted many people, including me.
It is actually reported that sexual immorality exists among you, and of a kind that is not found even among the gentiles. A man is actually living with his father's wife!
not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, greedy, robbers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave this world.
You know that wicked people will not inherit the kingdom of God, don't you? Stop deceiving yourselves! Sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, male prostitutes, homosexuals,
Let's stop sinning sexually, as some of them were doing, and on a single day 23,000 fell dead.
I am afraid that when I come my God may again humble me before you and that I may have to grieve over many who formerly lived in sin and have not repented of their impurity, sexual immorality, and promiscuity that they once practiced.
Now the actions of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, promiscuity,
Since they have lost all sense of shame, they have abandoned themselves to sensuality and practice every kind of sexual perversion without restraint.
The only thing that matters is that you continue to live as good citizens in a manner worthy of the gospel of the Messiah. Then, whether I come to see you or whether I stay away, I may hear all about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, struggling with one mind for the faith of the gospel,
For it is God's will that you be sanctified: You must abstain from sexual immorality.
For God did not call us to be impure, but to be holy.
but through good actions. This is proper for women who claim to revere God.
He must not drink excessively or be a violent person, but instead be gentle. He must not be argumentative or love money.
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, in their eagerness to get rich, have wandered away from the faith and caused themselves a lot of pain.
People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,
Because an overseer is God's servant manager, he must be blameless. He must not be arrogant or irritable. He must not drink too much, be a violent person, or make money in shameful ways.
They must be silenced, because they are the kind of people who ruin whole families by teaching what they should not teach in order to make money in a shameful way.
Likewise, older women are to show their reverence for God by their behavior. They are not to be gossips or addicted to alcohol, but to be examples of goodness.
No one should be immoral or godless like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal.
Let marriage be kept honorable in every way, and the marriage bed undefiled. For God will judge those who commit sexual sins, especially those who commit adultery.
Be shepherds of God's flock that is among you, watching over it, not because you must but because you want to, and not greedily but eagerly, as God desires.
In their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. The ancient verdict against them is still in force, and their destruction is not delayed.
especially those who satisfy their flesh by indulging in its passions and who despise authority.
With eyes full of adultery, they cannot get enough of sin. They seduce unsteady souls and have had their hearts expertly trained in greed. They are doomed to a curse.
But I have a few things against you: You have there some who hold to the teaching of Balaam, the one who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the people of Israel so that they would eat food sacrificed to idols and practice immorality.
I gave her time to repent, but she refused to repent of her immorality.
They did not repent from their murders, their witchcraft, their sexual immorality, or their thefts.
But people who are cowardly, unfaithful, detestable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars will find themselves in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. This is the second death."
Outside are dogs, sorcerers, immoral people, murderers, idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.