Let marriage be honourable in all and the bed undefiled; but the fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
Know ye not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers nor effeminate nor homosexuals
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; which I denounce, as I have also told you in time past that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall cleave unto his wife; and they shall be one flesh.
Drink waters out of thine own cistern and running waters out of thine own well.
And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took one of his sides and closed up the flesh in its place;
And he shall take a wife in her virginity.
So Hilkiah, the priest, and Ahikam and Achbor and Shaphan and Asahiah went unto Huldah, the prophetess, the wife of Shallum, the son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe, who dwelt in Jerusalem in the house of doctrine; and they spoke with her.
But unto the wicked God saith, What part hast thou to declare my statutes or that thou should take my covenant in thy mouth?
And I went unto the prophetess, and she conceived and bore a son. Then the LORD said to me, Call his name Mahershalalhashbaz.
And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.
But those that are without, God shall judge. Therefore, put away from among yourselves that wicked person.
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
So then he that gives her in marriage does well, but he that does not give her in marriage does better.
Do we not have authority to bring with us a sister, a wife, as also the other apostles and as the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ that each one may receive according to that which they have done in the body, good or evil.
For this ye know, that no fornicator nor unclean person nor covetous man, who is also an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil lust, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
one that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection with all integrity;
Let the deacons be the husbands of only one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.
they shall forbid to marry and shall command men to abstain from foods, which God has created to be received with thanksgiving by those who are faithful and have known the truth.
I desire therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, govern the house, giving no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.
He who is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children who can not be accused of dissoluteness, nor insubordinate.
lest there be any fornicator or profane person as Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright.
But outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the fornicators and the murderers and the idolaters and whosoever loves and makes a lie.
It is expedient, therefore, that the bishop be blameless, the husband of only one wife, vigilant, temperate, of worldly affections mortified, given to hospitality, apt to teach;