Adultery, Consequences Of
Most Relevant Verses
The one who commits adultery lacks sense;
whoever does so destroys himself. He will get a beating and dishonor,
and his disgrace will never be removed. For jealousy enrages a husband,
and he will show no mercy when he takes revenge.
in the end she’s as bitter as wormwood
and as sharp as a double-edged sword. Her feet go down to death;
her steps head straight for Sheol.
For a prostitute’s fee is only a loaf of bread,
but an adulteress goes after a precious life. Can a man embrace fire
and his clothes not be burned? Can a man walk on burning coals
without scorching his feet?read more.
So it is with the one who sleeps with
another man’s wife;
no one who touches her will go unpunished.
He follows her impulsively
like an ox going to the slaughter,
like a deer bounding toward a trap until an arrow pierces its liver,
like a bird darting into a snare—
he doesn’t know it will cost him his life. Now, my sons, listen to me,
and pay attention to the words of my mouth.read more.
Don’t let your heart turn aside to her ways;
don’t stray onto her paths. For she has brought many down to death;
her victims are countless. Her house is the road to Sheol,
descending to the chambers of death.
For that would be a disgrace;
it would be a crime deserving punishment. For it is a fire that consumes down to Abaddon;
it would destroy my entire harvest.
If a man commits adultery with a married woman—if he commits adultery with his neighbor’s wife—both the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death.
“Teacher,” they said to Him, “this woman was caught in the act of committing adultery. In the law Moses commanded us to stone such women. So what do You say?”
Marriage must be respected by all, and the marriage bed kept undefiled, because God will judge immoral people and adulterers.
“This is what the Lord says, ‘I am going to bring disaster on you from your own family: I will take your wives and give them to another before your very eyes, and he will sleep with them publicly. You acted in secret, but I will do this before all Israel and in broad daylight.’”
“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.
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,