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31 Bible Verses about Harlots

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Leviticus 19:29

Do not profane thy daughter by causing her to be unchaste, - lest the land fall to unchastity, and so the land be filled with wickedness.

Proverbs 7:25

Let not thy heart, turn aside to her ways, Do not go astray, in her paths.

Proverbs 2:16

To rescue thee, from the woman that is a stranger, from the female unknown, who with her speeches seduceth;

Jeremiah 3:6-9

And Yahweh said unto me, in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen what apostate Israel, did? She used to go upon every high mountain and beneath every green tree, and commit unchastity there. And I said, after she had been doing all these things, Unto me, shall thou return? and she returned not, - and her treacherous sister Judah saw it! Though she saw that for all this, apostate Israel having committed adultery, I had sent her away, and had given a scroll of divorcement unto her, yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but, she also, went and committed unchastity.read more.
Yea though it had come to pass that through the levity of her unchastity, she had defiled the land, - and committed adultery with Stone and with Tree,

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the wages of an unchaste woman, or the hire of a dog, into the house of Yahweh thy God for any vow, - for, an abomination unto Yahweh thy God, are they both.

Deuteronomy 23:17-18

There shall be no female devotee of the daughters of Israel, - neither shall there be, a male devotee, of the sons of Israel. Thou shalt not bring the wages of an unchaste woman, or the hire of a dog, into the house of Yahweh thy God for any vow, - for, an abomination unto Yahweh thy God, are they both.

Isaiah 57:3

But, ye, -- draw near hither, Ye sons of divination, - Ye seed of an adulterer when your mother committed unchastity!

Jeremiah 3:6

And Yahweh said unto me, in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen what apostate Israel, did? She used to go upon every high mountain and beneath every green tree, and commit unchastity there.

Jeremiah 5:7

How, for this, can I pardon thee? Thine own sons, have forsaken me, And have sworn by No-gods, - When I had fed them to the full, Then committed they adultery, And the house of the unchaste woman, they used to throng:

Hosea 2:5

For their mother, hath been unchaste, and she that conceived them, hath caused shame, - for she said, Let me go after my lovers! who used to give my bread, and my water, my wool, and my flax, mine oil, and my drink.

Hosea 4:12

My people, of their Wood, do ask, - Let, their Staff, then tell them, - for, the spirit of unchastity, hath led them astray, and they have unchastely departed from under their God.

Ezekiel 23:5

Then became Oholah unchaste after she had become mine- And lusted after her lovers, For Assyrians, so warlike,

Amos 8:14

They who swear by the Guilt of Samaria, and say, As thy God, liveth, O Dan! and, As the Way of Beer-sheba, liveth, shall fall, and shall not rise any more.

Micah 1:7

And, all her images, shall be beaten in pieces, and, all her rewards for unchastity, shall be burned in the fire, and, all her idols, will I make a desolation, - for, out of the reward of unchastity, she gathered them , and, unto the reward of unchastity, shall they return.

Revelation 17:5-7

and, upon her forehead, a name written, a secret: Babylon the great, the Mother of the Harlots and of the Abominations of the earth. And I saw the woman, drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. And I was astonished, when I beheld her, with great astonishment. And the messenger said unto me - Wherefore wast thou astonished? I, will tell thee the secret of the woman, and of the wild-beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and the ten horns.

Jeremiah 3:3

Therefore have been withholden the showers, And, the latter rain, hath not come, - Yet the forehead of an unchaste woman, hast thou, Thou hast refused to be ashamed.

Proverbs 9:14-18

So she sitteth at the entrance of her house, upon a seat, in the heights of the city; To invite them who pass by the way, who are going straight on in their paths: Whoso is simple, let him turn aside hither, and, as for him that lacketh sense, she saith to him:read more.
Stolen waters, will be sweet, - and a secret meal, will be pleasant; But he knoweth not, that the shades are there; In the depths of hades, are her guests.

Proverbs 7:12

Now outside, now in the broadways, and, near every corner, she lieth in wait:

Amos 2:7

Who strive to bring the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and, the way of the oppressed, they pervert, - Yea, a man and his own father, go in unto the maid, to profane my holy Name!

Exodus 34:15-16

Lest thou solemnise a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, - And then as surely as they go unchastely after their gods and sacrifice to their gods, So surely will he invite thee, And thou wilt eat of his sacrifice; And thou wilt take of his daughters for thy sons, - And his daughters will go unchastely after their gods, And will cause thy sons to go unchastely after their gods.

Proverbs 5:3-20

For, with sweet droppings, drip the lips of her that is a stranger, and, smoother than oil, is her mouth; But, the latter end of her, is bitter as wormwood, sharp, as a two-edged sword! Her feet, are going down to death, - on hades, will her steps take firm hold.read more.
Lest, the path of life, she should ponder, her tracks have wandered she knoweth not whither . Now, therefore, ye sons, hearken unto me, and do not turn away from the sayings of my mouth. Keep far from her thy way, and do not go near the opening of her house: Lest thou give, to other men, thy vigour, and thy years, to him that is cruel: Lest strange men, be well fed, by thy strength, and, thy toils, be in the house of the alien. So shalt thou grieve in thy latter end, in the failing of thy flesh and of thy healthy condition; And thou shalt say - How I hated correction! and, reproof, my heart disdained; Neither hearkened I to the voice of my teachers, nor, to my instructors, inclined I mine ear: Soon was I in all evil, in the midst of convocation and assembly. Drink thou water out of thine own cistern, and flowing streams out of the midst of thine own well. Let not thy fountains, flow over, abroad, in the streets, dividings of waters: Let them be for thyself, alone, and not for strangers with thee. Let thy well-spring be blessed, - and get thy joy from the wife of thy youth: - A loving hind! a graceful doe! let, her bosom, content thee at all times, and, in her love, mayst thou stray evermore. Wherefore, then, shouldst thou stray, my son, with a strange woman? or embrace the bosom of a woman unknown?

Leviticus 21:9

And, the daughter of any priest, when she profaneth herself by unchastity, Her father, she, doth profane, with fire, shall she be consumed.

Genesis 38:13-20

And it was told Tamar saying, - Lo! thy father-in-law is going up towards Timnah, to the shearing of his sheep. So she put off from her the garments of her widowhood and covered herself with a veil and wrapped herself up, and sat down in the entrance of, Enaim, which is by the way towards Timnah, - for she saw that Shelah had grown up, and she, had not been given him to wife. And Judah, seeing her, reckoned her to be an unchaste woman, - for she had covered her face.read more.
So he turned aside unto her. by the way, and said Grant it! I pray thee, let me come in unto thee! For he knew not that she was his daughter-in-law. And she said, What wilt thou give me, if thou shouldst come in unto me? And he said, I, will send a kid of the goats from the flock. And she said, Wilt thou give a pledge until thou send it? And he said - What is the pledge that I shall give thee? And She said - Thy signet-ring, and thy guard, and thy staff that is in thy hand. So he gave them to her and came in unto her and she conceived by him. Then she arose and went her way, and put off her veil from her, - and put on the garments of her widowhood. And Judah sent the kid of the goats by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge at the hand of the woman, - but he found her not.

Joshua 2:1-21

Then did Joshua son of Nun, send out from The Acacias, two men to spy out silently, saying, Go view the land, and Jericho. So they came, and entered the house of a harlot, whose name was Rahab, and lay there. And it was told the king of Jericho, saying, - Lo! men, have come in hither to-night of the sons of Israel to search out the land. So the king of Jericho sent unto Rahab, saying, - Bring forth the men that are come in unto thee who have entered thy house, for, to search out all the land, have they come.read more.
And the woman took the two men and hid them, - and said: Even so, the men did come in unto me, but I knew not from whence they were; and it came to pass, as the gate was about to be shut in the darkness, that, the men, went out, I know not whither the men went, - pursue them quickly for ye shall overtake them. But, she, had taken them up to the roof, - and concealed them with the stalks of flax which she had laid in order for herself upon the roof. So, the men, pursued them by way of the Jordan unto the fords, - the gate being shut as soon as they who pursued them had gone forth. And, ere yet they slept, she, went up unto them, upon the roof; and said unto the men, I know that Yahweh hath given unto you the land, - and that the terror of you hath fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land, have melted away, from before you. For we have heard how Yahweh, dried up, the waters of the Red Sea from before you, when ye came forth out of Egypt, - and what ye did unto the two kings of the Amorites who were over the Jordan unto Sihon and unto Og, whom ye devoted to destruction; and, when we heard, then did our heart melt, and there rose up no longer any spirit in any man because of you, - for, as for Yahweh your God, he, is God - in the heavens above, and upon the earth beneath. Now, therefore I pray you, swear unto me by Yahweh, since I have dealt with you in lovingkindness, that, ye also, will deal with the house of my father in lovingkindness, and will give me a token of faithfulness, and will save alive my father and my mother, and my brethren and my sisters, and all that they have, - and will deliver our souls from death. And the men said unto her, Our souls in your stead unto death, if ye utter not this our business, - so shall it be, when Yahweh shall give us the land, that we will deal with thee in lovingkindness and in faithfulness. And she let them down with a cord through the window, - for, her house, was within the wall of the rampart, and, within the rampart, she was dwelling. And she said unto them - To the mountain, get you, lest the pursuers, fall in, with you, - and hide yourselves there, three days until the pursuers return, and, afterwards, shall ye go your way. And the men said unto her, - Free, will we be from this thine oath which thou hast made us swear: Lo! when we are coming into the land, this cord of crimson thread, must thou bind in the window by which thou didst let us down, and, thy father and thy mother and thy brethren and all the household of thy father, must thou gather together unto thee unto the house. And it shall be, whosoever shall go forth out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood, shall be on his own head and, we, shall be free, - but, whosoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood, shall be on our heads, if a, hand, be upon him. Or, if thou utter this our business, then shall we be free from this thine oath which thou hast made us swear. And she said - According to your words, so, shall it be. Thus sent she them away and they departed, - and she bound the crimson cord in the window.

Judges 11:1

Now, Jephthah the Gileadite, was a mighty man of valour, but, he, was the son of an unchaste woman, - yet Gilead was the father of Jephthah.

Judges 16:1

Then went Samson unto Gaza, - and saw there an unchaste woman, and went in unto her.

Isaiah 23:15-17

So shall it be in that day, That Tyre shall be forgotten seventy years, According to the days of a certain king: At the end of seventy years, shall it befall Tyre according to the song of the harlot: Take thou a lyre, Go round the city, O harlot forgotten, - Sweetly touch the strings Lengthen out the song, That thou mayest be called to mind. So shall it be, at the end of seventy years, That Yahweh will visit Tyre, And she will return to her hire, - Yea she will play the harlot - with all the kingdoms of the earth, upon the face of the ground.

Isaiah 1:21

How hath she become unchaste! - The city that was Faithful, - Full of justice, Righteousness lodged in her, But, now, murderers!

Isaiah 57:7-9

On a mountain high and uplifted, hast thou set thy couch, - Even thither, hast thou gone up, to offer sacrifice; And behind the door arid the post, hast thou set thy symbol, For, with another than me, hast thou uncovered thyself and gone up - Hast widened thy couch, And hast solemnised for thyself a covenant from them, Thou hast loved their couch a sign, hast thou seen; And hast gone to the king with oil, And hast multiplied thy perfumes, - And hast sent thy messengers afar, And -- lowered thyself as far as hades!

From Thematic Bible


Harlots » Warnings against

Proverbs 7:10

And lo! a woman, came to meet him, attired as one unchaste, of a wily heart.

Proverbs 2:18

For she hath appointed, unto death, her house, and unto the shades, her courses;

Proverbs 5:3

For, with sweet droppings, drip the lips of her that is a stranger, and, smoother than oil, is her mouth;

Proverbs 6:24

To keep thee from the wicked woman, from the flattery of the tongue of her that is a stranger.

Harlots » General references to

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the wages of an unchaste woman, or the hire of a dog, into the house of Yahweh thy God for any vow, - for, an abomination unto Yahweh thy God, are they both.

Leviticus 21:14

A widow or a divorced woman or one dishonoured - an unchaste woman, these, shall he not take, But, a virgin from among his own kinsfolk, shall he take to wife;

Leviticus 19:29

Do not profane thy daughter by causing her to be unchaste, - lest the land fall to unchastity, and so the land be filled with wickedness.

Genesis 34:31

And they said, - As with a harlot, was he to deal with our sister.

1 Kings 3:16

Then, came there in two unchaste women, unto the king, - and stood before him.

Women » Harlots » Warnings against

Proverbs 7:10

And lo! a woman, came to meet him, attired as one unchaste, of a wily heart.

Proverbs 2:18

For she hath appointed, unto death, her house, and unto the shades, her courses;

Proverbs 5:3

For, with sweet droppings, drip the lips of her that is a stranger, and, smoother than oil, is her mouth;

Proverbs 6:24

To keep thee from the wicked woman, from the flattery of the tongue of her that is a stranger.

Women » Harlots » General references to

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the wages of an unchaste woman, or the hire of a dog, into the house of Yahweh thy God for any vow, - for, an abomination unto Yahweh thy God, are they both.

Leviticus 21:14

A widow or a divorced woman or one dishonoured - an unchaste woman, these, shall he not take, But, a virgin from among his own kinsfolk, shall he take to wife;

Leviticus 19:29

Do not profane thy daughter by causing her to be unchaste, - lest the land fall to unchastity, and so the land be filled with wickedness.

Genesis 34:31

And they said, - As with a harlot, was he to deal with our sister.

1 Kings 3:16

Then, came there in two unchaste women, unto the king, - and stood before him.