Sex Before Marriage

Most Relevant Verses

Deuteronomy 22:21

they will bring the woman to the door of her father’s house, and the men of her city will stone her to death. For she has committed an outrage in Israel by being promiscuous in her father’s house. You must purge the evil from you.

Leviticus 15:18

If a man sleeps with a woman and has an emission of semen, both of them are to bathe with water, and they will remain unclean until evening.

Leviticus 18:17

You are not to have sexual intercourse with a woman and her daughter. You are not to marry her son’s daughter or her daughter’s daughter and have sex with her. They are close relatives; it is depraved.

Deuteronomy 23:2

No one of illegitimate birth may enter the Lord’s assembly; none of his descendants, even to the tenth generation, may enter the Lord’s assembly.

1 Corinthians 7:5

Do not deprive one another sexually—except when you agree for a time, to devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again; otherwise, Satan may tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

Leviticus 18:7

You are not to shame your father by having sex with your mother. She is your mother; you must not have sexual intercourse with her.

Leviticus 20:14

If a man marries a woman and her mother, it is depraved. Both he and they must be burned with fire, so that there will be no depravity among you.

Romans 7:3

So then, if she gives herself to another man while her husband is living, she will be called an adulteress. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law. Then, if she gives herself to another man, she is not an adulteress.

Leviticus 18:16

You are not to have sexual intercourse with your brother’s wife; it will shame your brother.

Ruth 4:13

Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he was intimate with her, the Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.

Deuteronomy 22:23

If there is a young woman who is a virgin engaged to a man, and another man encounters her in the city and has sex with her,

Deuteronomy 22:29

the man who raped her must give the young woman’s father 50 silver shekels, and she must become his wife because he violated her. He cannot divorce her as long as he lives.

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