But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
But sexual immorality
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 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 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: 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.
For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.
Moreover thou shalt 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:
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, 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 commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab.
There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite 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 walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.
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.
Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit 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.
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 come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.
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.
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.
I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
Neither yield ye 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.
That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer 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 must ye needs go out of the world.
Know ye 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,
Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.
And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which 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 being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
Only let your conversation be as it becometh 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, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:
For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.
But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, 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 men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:
But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.
And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.
Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.
But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.