Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.

General references

Bible References


1 Corinthians 7:2
I answer, with regard to the licentious, it is best for a man, to have his wife; and for a woman to have her husband.
1 Corinthians 9:5
have not we the liberty to take a christian woman with us in our travels, as well as the rest of the apostles, as the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas did?
1 Timothy 3:2
a bishop therefore ought to be of an unspotted character, to have but one wife, to be sober, prudent, grave, hospitable, and qualified for teaching:
1 Timothy 5:14
I enjoin therefore the young women to marry, to detest abortion, to govern their families, and give our enemies no handle for reproach.
Titus 1:6
to chuse such as are without reproach, married to but one wife, whose children are obedient, not accused of debauchery, nor unruly.

And the bed

Hebrews 12:16
let there be no licentious or profane person, such as Esau, "who sold his birth-right, for a single mess."
1 Corinthians 6:9
Know you not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? be not deceived: neither the licentious, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor the effeminate, nor the brutal,
Galatians 5:19
now the effects of vicious passions are manifestly these, fornication, uncleanness,
Ephesians 5:5
for this you know, that no licentious or dissolute person, no lewd libertine, that is, an idolater, hath any part in the kingdom of Christ, and of God.
Colossians 3:5
Mortify therefore your sensual appetites, fornication, impurity, irregular passions, wicked desires, and that licentiousness practised by idolaters.
Revelation 22:15
"but without are the execrable, the poisoners, the licentious, the murderers, the idolaters, and all who are pleas'd with, or practise deceit.

General references

1 Corinthians 16:14
let all your transactions flow from social affections.