Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not commit adultery.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not commit adultery.

King James Version

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Holman Bible

Do not commit adultery.

International Standard Version

"You are not to commit adultery.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not commit adultery.


“You shall not commit adultery.

Bible in Basic English

Do not be false to the married relation.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

King James 2000

You shall not commit adultery.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall not commit adultery.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not commit adultery.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou shalt not break wedlock.

NET Bible

"You shall not commit adultery.

New Heart English Bible

"You shall not commit adultery.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not commit adultery.


Thou shalt not commit adultery.

World English Bible

"You shall not commit adultery.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Thou dost not commit adultery.

Word Count of 20 Translations in Exodus 20:14

Context Readings

The Ten Commandments

13 Thou shall not murder. 14 Thou shall not commit adultery. 15 Thou shall not steal.

Cross References

Leviticus 18:20

And thou shall not lay carnally with thy neighbor's wife, to defile thyself with her.

Leviticus 20:10

And the man who commits adultery with another man's wife, even he who commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage is precious in every way, and the undefiled bed, but God will judge fornicators and adulterers.

Deuteronomy 5:18

Neither shall thou commit adultery.

2 Samuel 11:4-5

And David sent messengers, and took her. And she came in to him, and he lay with her (for she was purified from her uncleanness), and she returned to her house.

2 Samuel 11:27

And when the mourning was past, David sent and took her home to his house, and she became his wife, and bore him a son. But the thing that David had done displeased LORD.

Proverbs 2:15-18

who are crooked in their ways, and wayward in their paths,

Proverbs 6:24-35

to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the stranger's tongue.

Proverbs 7:18-27

Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning. Let us solace ourselves with love.

Jeremiah 5:8-9

They were as fed horses roaming at large; everyone neighed after his neighbor's wife.

Jeremiah 29:22-23

And of them shall be taken up a curse by all the captives of Judah that are in Babylon, saying, LORD make thee like Zedekiah and like Ahab, whom the king of Babylon roasted in the fire,

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you to judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the FALSE swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the f

Matthew 5:27-28

Ye have heard that it was said, Thou shall not commit adultery.

Matthew 19:18

He says to him, Which? And Jesus said, Thou shall not murder. Thou shall not commit adultery. Thou shall not steal. Thou shall not testify falsely.

Mark 10:11-12

And he says to them, Whoever may divorce his wife, and will marry another, commits adultery against her.

Romans 7:2-3

For the woman under authority to the living husband has been bound by law, but if the husband should die, she has been released from the law of the husband.

Romans 13:9

For this, Thou shall not commit adultery, Thou shall not murder, Thou shall not steal, Thou shall not testify falsely, Thou shall not covet, and if there be any other commandment it is summarized in this saying, in, Thou shall love

Ephesians 5:3-5

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

James 4:4

Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is hatred of God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.

Revelation 21:8

But for the cowards, and unbelieving, and sinful, and abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

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