Parallel Verses

King James 2000

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as 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 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).

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,

Darby Translation

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

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

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, as Christ also has loved us, and has given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling fragrance. 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomes saints; 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not fitting: but rather giving of thanks.


Cross References

Colossians 3:5

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

1 Corinthians 6:18

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

Ephesians 5:5

For this you know, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

1 Corinthians 6:13

Foods 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.

Ephesians 5:12

For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.

Exodus 18:21

Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

Exodus 20:17

You shall not covet your neighbor's house, you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor any thing that is your neighbor's.

Exodus 23:13

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 your mouth.

Numbers 25:1

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

Deuteronomy 23:17-18

There shall be no harlot of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

Joshua 7:21

When I saw among the spoils a beautiful Babylonian 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.

1 Samuel 8:3

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

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.

Psalm 119:36

Incline my heart unto your testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Proverbs 28:16

The prince that lacks understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hates covetousness shall prolong his days.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them everyone is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest everyone deals falsely.

Jeremiah 8:10

Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for everyone from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even unto the priest everyone deals falsely.

Jeremiah 22:17

But your eyes and your heart are for nothing but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come unto you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their covetousness.

Micah 2:2

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

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

Mark 7:21-22

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

Luke 12:15

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.

Luke 16:14

And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.

Acts 15:20

But that we write unto them, that they abstain from defilements of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.

Acts 20:33

I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.

Romans 1:29

Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

Romans 6:13

Neither yield your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

Romans 16:2

That you receive her in the Lord, as becomes saints, and that you assist her in whatever business she has need of you: for she has been a helper of many, and of myself also.

1 Corinthians 5:1

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.

1 Corinthians 5:10-11

Yet not entirely with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must you needs go out of the world.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

1 Corinthians 10:8

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

2 Corinthians 12:21

And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall mourn over many who have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and licentiousness which they have committed.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, impurity, licentiousness,

Ephesians 4:19-20

Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto licentiousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

Philippians 1:27

Only let your manner of life be as it becomes the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

1 Thessalonians 4:3

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

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God has not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.

1 Timothy 2:10

But (as becomes women professing godliness) with good works.

1 Timothy 3:3

Not given to wine, not violent, not greedy of money; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

1 Timothy 6:10

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.

2 Timothy 3:2

For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Titus 1:7

For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not violent, not given to dishonest gain;

Titus 1:11

Whose mouths must be stopped, who ruin whole households, teaching things which they ought not, for dishonest gain.

Titus 2:3

The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;

Hebrews 12:16

Lest there be any immoral, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright.

Hebrews 13:4-5

Let marriage be held in honor by all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

1 Peter 5:2

Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for dishonest gain, but of a ready mind;

2 Peter 2:3

And through covetousness shall they with false words exploit you: whose judgment of old now lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.

2 Peter 2:10

But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise authority. Presumptuous are they, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of the glorious ones.

2 Peter 2:14

Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: a heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you, because you have there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.

Revelation 2:21

And I gave her time to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.

Revelation 9:21

Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.

Revelation 21:8

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.

Revelation 22:15

For outside are dogs, and sorcerers, and fornicators, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loves and makes a lie.

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