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'Adultery' in the Bible

The Lord said to Moses, “You are about to rest with your fathers, and these people will soon commit adultery with the foreign gods of the land they are entering. They will abandon Me and break the covenant I have made with them.

I observed that it was because unfaithful Israel had committed adultery that I had sent her away and had given her a certificate of divorce. Nevertheless, her treacherous sister Judah was not afraid but also went and prostituted herself.

Indifferent to her prostitution, she defiled the land and committed adultery with stones and trees.

Why should I forgive you?Your children have abandoned Meand sworn by those who are not gods.I satisfied their needs, yet they committed adultery;they gashed themselves at the prostitute’s house.

Among the prophets of Jerusalem alsoI saw a horrible thing:They commit adultery and walk in lies.They strengthen the hands of evildoers,and none turns his back on evil.They are all like Sodom to Me;Jerusalem’s residents are like Gomorrah.

because they have committed an outrage in Israel by committing adultery with their neighbors’ wives and have spoken a lie in My name, which I did not command them. I am He who knows, and I am a witness.” This is the Lord’s declaration.

For they have committed adultery, and blood is on their hands; they have committed adultery with their idols. They have even made the children they bore to Me pass through the fire as food for the idols.

Then I said concerning this woman worn out by adultery: Will they now have illicit sex with her, even her?

Rebuke your mother; rebuke her.For she is not My wife and I am not her husband.Let her remove the promiscuous look from her faceand her adultery from between her breasts.

Cursing, lying, murder, stealing,and adultery are rampant;one act of bloodshed follows another.

They sacrifice on the mountaintops,and they burn offerings on the hills,and under oaks, poplars, and terebinths,because their shade is pleasant.And so your daughters act promiscuouslyand your daughters-in-law commit adultery.

I will not punish your daughterswhen they act promiscuouslyor your daughters-in-lawwhen they commit adultery,for the men themselves go off with prostitutesand make sacrifices with cult prostitutes.People without discernment are doomed.

All of them commit adultery;they are like an oven heated by a bakerwho stops stirring the firefrom the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

“Which ones?” he asked Him. Jesus answered:Do not murder;do not commit adultery;do not steal;do not bear false witness;

And He said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her.

Also, if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.”

“Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and everyone who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery.

“Teacher,” they said to Him, “this woman was caught in the act of committing adultery.

You who say, “You must not commit adultery”—do you commit adultery? You who detest idols, do you rob their temples?

The commandments:Do not commit adultery;do not murder;do not steal;do not covet;and whatever other commandment—all are summed up by this: Love your neighbor as yourself.

For He who said, Do not commit adultery, also said, Do not murder. So if you do not commit adultery, but you do murder, you are a lawbreaker.

Look! I will throw her into a sickbed and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of her practices.

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