Sex Before Marriage
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It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.
But if they cannot have self-control, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
Then they shall bring out the young woman to the door of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones so that she dies: because she has wrought folly in Israel, to play the harlot in her father's house: so shall you put evil away from among you.
Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is outside the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.
And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.
For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that you should abstain from fornication:
The woman also with whom man shall lie and have an emission of semen, they shall both bathe themselves in water, and be unclean until the evening.
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither shall you take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; for they are her near kinswomen: it is wickedness.
Now concerning the things of which you wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.
Let marriage be held in honor by all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
But if you marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she has not sinned. Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you.
Let the husband render unto the wife her due: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.
There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman cares for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married cares for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, commits adultery: and whoever marries her who is put away does commit adultery.
None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I am the LORD.
If a man be found lying with a woman married to a husband, then they shall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman, and the woman: so shall you put away evil from Israel.
Neither shall you take as a wife her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.
Deprive not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your lack of self-control.
Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
The nakedness of your father, or the nakedness of your mother, shall you not uncover: she is your mother; you shall not uncover her nakedness.
But he that is married cares for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife.
His disciples said unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.
And if a man takes a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burned with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.
Moreover you shall not lie carnally with your neighbor's wife, to defile yourself with her.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, impurity, licentiousness,
But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, except for the cause of fornication, causes her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced commits adultery.
And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband:
You shall not lie with a man, as with a woman: it is abomination.
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.
And the man that commits adultery with another man's wife, even he that commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.
If he takes him another wife; her food, her clothing, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.
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