Bible verses about pleasure | Geneva

Bible verses about "pleasure" | Geneva

Galatians 5:19-21

19 Moreouer the workes of the flesh are manifest, which are adulterie, fornication, vncleannes, wantonnes, 20 Idolatrie, witchcraft, hatred, debate, emulations, wrath, contentions, seditions, heresies, 21 Enuie, murthers, drunkennesse, gluttonie, and such like, whereof I tell you before, as I also haue tolde you before, that they which doe such things, shall not inherite the kingdome of God.

2 Peter 3:9

9 The Lord of that promise is not slacke (as some men count slackenesse) but is pacient toward vs, and would haue no man to perish, but would all men to come to repentance.

1 Thessalonians 4:4

4 That euery one of you should know, how to possesse his vessell in holines and honour,

Ecclesiastes 2:1-11

1 I said in mine heart, Goe to nowe, I will proue thee with ioy: therefore take thou pleasure in pleasant things: and beholde, this also is vanitie. 2 I saide of laughter, Thou art mad: and of ioy, What is this that thou doest? 3 I sought in mine heart to giue my selfe to wine, and to leade mine heart in wisdome, and to take holde of follie, till I might see where is that goodnesse of the children of men, which they enioy vnder the sunne: the whole nomber of the dayes of their life. 4 I haue made my great workes: I haue built me houses: I haue planted me vineyards. 5 I haue made me gardens and orchards, and planted in them trees of all fruite. 6 I haue made me cisternes of water, to water therewith the woods that growe with trees. 7 I haue gotten seruants and maides, and had children borne in the house: also I had great possession of beeues and sheepe aboue all that were before me in Ierusalem. 8 I haue gathered vnto me also siluer and gold, and the chiefe treasures of Kings and prouinces: I haue prouided me men singers and women singers, and the delites of the sonnes of men, as a woman taken captiue, and women taken captiues. 9 And I was great, and increased aboue all that were before me in Ierusalem: also my wisedome remained with me. 10 And whatsoeuer mine eyes desired, I withheld it not from them: I withdrew not mine heart from any ioy: for mine heart reioyced in al my labour: and this was my portion of all my trauaile. 11 Then I looked on all my workes that mine hands had wrought, and on the trauaile that I had laboured to doe: and beholde, all is vanitie and vexation of the spirit: and there is no profite vnder the sunne.

1 Timothy 6:17

17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high minded, and that they trust not in vncertaine riches, but in the liuing God, (which giueth vs aboundantly, all things to enioy)

Hebrews 13:4

4 Mariage is honorable among all, and the bed vndefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will iudge.

1 Corinthians 6:18-20

18 Flee fornication: euery sinne that a man doeth, is without the bodie: but hee that committeth fornication, sinneth against his owne bodie. 19 Knowe yee not, that your body is the temple of the holy Ghost, which is in you, whom ye haue of God? and yee are not your owne. 20 For yee are bought for a price: therefore glorifie God in your bodie, and in your spirit: for they are Gods.

Luke 8:14

14 And that which fell among thornes, are they which haue heard, and after their departure are choked with cares and with riches, and voluptuous liuing, and bring forth no fruite.

1 Corinthians 10:13

13 There hath no tentation taken you, but such as appertaine to man: and God is faithfull, which will not suffer you to be tempted aboue that you be able, but wil euen giue the issue with the tentation, that ye may be able to beare it.

2 Timothy 2:22

22 Flee also from the lustes of youth, and follow after righteousnes, faith, loue, and peace, with them that call on the Lord with pure heart,

Proverbs 21:17

17 Hee that loueth pastime, shalbe a poore man: and he that loueth wine and oyle, shall not be riche.

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