Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Marriage must be respected by all, and the marriage bed kept undefiled, because God will judge immoral people and adulterers.

New American Standard Bible

Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

King James Version

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

International Standard Version

Let marriage be kept honorable in every way, and the marriage bed undefiled. For God will judge those who commit sexual sins, especially those who commit adultery.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Let marriage be had in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Amplified

Let marriage be held in honor (esteemed worthy, precious, of great price, and especially dear) in all things. And thus let the marriage bed be undefiled (kept undishonored); for God will judge and punish the unchaste [all guilty of sexual vice] and adulterous.

An Understandable Version

Marriage should be considered honorable among all people and its sexual responsibilities should be faithfully kept. For God will judge [and condemn] those people who are sexually immoral and who are sexually unfaithful to their mates.

Anderson New Testament

Marriage is honorable among all men, and the bed undefiled; but lewd men and adulterers God will judge.

Bible in Basic English

Let married life be honoured among all of you and not made unclean; for men untrue in married life will be judged by God.

Common New Testament

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled; for God will judge the immoral and adulterous.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Marriage is every where honourable, and that state is innocent: but the licentious and adulterers God will punish.

Darby Translation

Let marriage be held every way in honour, and the bed be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers will God judge.

Godbey New Testament

Marriage is honorable among all, and the couch undefiled: for God will judge fornicators and adulterers.

Goodspeed New Testament

Marriage should be respected by everyone, and the marriage relation kept sacred, for vicious and immoral people God will punish.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let marriage be honourable in all and the bed undefiled; but the fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Julia Smith Translation

Marriage honoured in all, and the bed unpolluted: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

King James 2000

Let marriage be held in honor by all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Marriage [must be] held in honor by all, and the marriage bed [be] undefiled, because God will judge sexually immoral people and adulterers.

Modern King James verseion

Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled, but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let wedlock be had in price in all points, and let the chamber be undefiled: for whore keepers and adulterers God will judge.

Moffatt New Testament

Let marriage be held in honour by all, and keep the marriage-bed unstained. God will punish the vicious and adulterous.

Montgomery New Testament

Let marriage be held in honor by all, and the marriage bed be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers will God judge.

NET Bible

Marriage must be honored among all and the marriage bed kept undefiled, for God will judge sexually immoral people and adulterers.

New Heart English Bible

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterers.

Noyes New Testament

Let marriage be honored in all respects, and the bed be undefiled; but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.

Sawyer New Testament

Marriage is honorable in all, and married life without blame; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

The Emphasized Bible

Let marriage be honourable in all, and the bed undefiled, for, fornicators and adulterers, God, will judge.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let marriage be honoured by all and the married life be pure; for God will judge those who are immoral and those who commit adultery.

Webster

Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but lewd persons and adulterers God will judge.

Weymouth New Testament

Let marriage be held in honour among all, and let the marriage bed be unpolluted; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Williams New Testament

Marriage must be held in honor by all, and the marriage relations kept sacred. Persons who are sexually vicious and immoral God will punish.

World English Bible

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: but God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterers.

Worrell New Testament

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Worsley New Testament

Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed is not defiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.

Youngs Literal Translation

honourable is the marriage in all, and the bed undefiled, and whoremongers and adulterers God shall judge.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάμος 
Gamos 
Usage: 5

τίμιος 
Timios 
Usage: 14

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

the bed
κοίτη 
Koite 
Usage: 3

ἀμίαντος 
amiantos 
Usage: 4

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

πόρνος 
Pornos 
Usage: 9

μοιχός 
Moichos 
Usage: 3

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Images Hebrews 13:4

Context Readings

Concluding Ethical Instructions

3 Remember the prisoners, as though you were in prison with them, and the mistreated, as though you yourselves were suffering bodily. 4 Marriage must be respected by all, and the marriage bed kept undefiled, because God will judge immoral people and adulterers. 5 Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:9

Don’t you know that the unrighteous will not inherit God’s kingdom? Do not be deceived: No sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, or anyone practicing homosexuality,

Galatians 5:19

Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity,

Galatians 5:21

envy, drunkenness, carousing, and anything similar. I tell you about these things in advance—as I told you before—that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Genesis 1:27-28

So God created man in His own image;
He created him in the image of God;
He created them male and female.

Genesis 2:24

This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.

Proverbs 5:15-23

Drink water from your own cistern,
water flowing from your own well.

Genesis 2:21

So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to come over the man, and he slept. God took one of his ribs and closed the flesh at that place.

Leviticus 21:13-15

“He is to marry a woman who is a virgin.

2 Kings 22:14

So Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam, Achbor, Shaphan, and Asaiah went to the prophetess Huldah, wife of Shallum son of Tikvah, son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe. She lived in Jerusalem in the Second District. They spoke with her.

Psalm 50:16-22

But God says to the wicked:
“What right do you have to recite My statutes
and to take My covenant on your lips?

Isaiah 8:3

I was then intimate with the prophetess, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. The Lord said to me, “Name him Maher-shalal-hash-baz,

Malachi 3:5

“I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny justice to the foreigner. They do not fear Me,” says the Lord of Hosts.

1 Corinthians 5:13

But God judges outsiders. Put away the evil person from among yourselves.

1 Corinthians 7:2-16

But because sexual immorality is so common, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband.

1 Corinthians 7:38

So then he who marries his virgin does well, but he who does not marry will do better.

1 Corinthians 9:5

Don’t we have the right to be accompanied by a Christian wife like the other apostles, the Lord’s brothers, and Cephas?

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all appear before the tribunal of Christ, so that each may be repaid for what he has done in the body, whether good or worthless.

Ephesians 5:5

For know and recognize this: Every sexually immoral or impure or greedy person, who is an idolater, does not have an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God.

Colossians 3:5-6

Therefore, put to death what belongs to your worldly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

1 Timothy 3:4

one who manages his own household competently, having his children under control with all dignity.

1 Timothy 3:12

Deacons must be husbands of one wife, managing their children and their own households competently.

1 Timothy 4:3

They forbid marriage and demand abstinence from foods that God created to be received with gratitude by those who believe and know the truth.

1 Timothy 5:14

Therefore, I want younger women to marry, have children, manage their households, and give the adversary no opportunity to accuse us.

Titus 1:6

one who is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of wildness or rebellion.

Hebrews 12:16

And make sure that there isn’t any immoral or irreverent person like Esau, who sold his birthright in exchange for one meal.

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.

1 Timothy 3:2

An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,

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