Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
And the bed
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.
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
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,
now the effects of vicious passions are manifestly these, fornication, uncleanness,
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.
Mortify therefore your sensual appetites, fornication, impurity, irregular passions, wicked desires, and that licentiousness practised by idolaters.
"but without are the execrable, the poisoners, the licentious, the murderers, the idolaters, and all who are pleas'd with, or practise deceit.
1 Corinthians 16:14
let all your transactions flow from social affections.