Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Images Hebrews 13:4

Context Readings

Concluding Ethical Instructions

3 Remember those who are in bonds, as bound with them; and those who are ill-treated, since you are also in the body. 4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: but God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterers. 5 Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have, for he has said, "I will in no way leave you, neither will I in any way forsake you."


Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:9

Or don't you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don't be deceived. Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals,

Galatians 5:19

Now the works of the flesh are obvious, which are: adultery, sexual immorality, uncleanness, lustfulness,

Galatians 5:21

envyings, murders, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these; of which I forewarn you, even as I also forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the Kingdom of God.

Genesis 1:27-28

God created man in his own image. In God's image he created him; male and female he created them.

Genesis 2:24

Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother, and will join with his wife, and they will be one flesh.

Proverbs 5:15-23

Drink water out of your own cistern, running water out of your own well.

Genesis 2:21

Yahweh God caused a deep sleep to fall on the man, and he slept; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place.

Leviticus 21:13-15

"'He shall take a wife in her virginity.

2 Kings 22:14

So Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam, and Achbor, and Shaphan, and Asaiah, went to Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe (now she lived in Jerusalem in the second quarter); and they talked with her.

Psalm 50:16-22

But to the wicked God says, "What right do you have to declare my statutes, that you have taken my covenant on your lips,

Isaiah 8:3

I went to the prophetess, and she conceived, and bore a son. Then Yahweh said to me, "Call his name 'Maher Shalal Hash Baz.'

Malachi 3:5

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 perjurers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and who deprive the foreigner of justice, and don't fear me," says Yahweh of Armies.

1 Corinthians 5:13

But those who are outside, God judges. "Put away the wicked man from among yourselves."

1 Corinthians 7:2-16

But, because of sexual immoralities, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

1 Corinthians 7:38

So then both he who gives his own virgin in marriage does well, and he who doesn't give her in marriage does better.

1 Corinthians 9:5

Have we no right to take along a wife who is a believer, even as the rest of the apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all be revealed before the judgment seat of Christ; that each one may receive the things in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.

Ephesians 5:5

Know this for sure, that no sexually immoral person, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ and God.

Colossians 3:5-6

Put to death therefore your members which are on the earth: sexual immorality, uncleanness, depraved passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

1 Timothy 3:4

one who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all reverence;

1 Timothy 3:12

Let servants be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

1 Timothy 4:3

forbidding marriage and commanding to abstain from foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

1 Timothy 5:14

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for insulting.

Titus 1:6

if anyone is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, who are not accused of loose or unruly behavior.

Hebrews 12:16

lest there be any sexually immoral person, or profane person, like Esau, who sold his birthright 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 falsehood.

1 Timothy 3:2

The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching;

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