Bible verses about "fornication" | Williams

Matthew 5:27-28

27 "You have heard it was said, 'You must not commit adultery.' 28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman so as to have an evil desire for her at once has already committed adultery with her in his heart,

Matthew 15:19-20

19 For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, immorality, stealing, false witnessing, irreverent speech. 20 These are the things that make a man foul, but eating with unwashed hands does not make a man foul."

Luke 16:18

18 Any man who divorces his wife to marry another woman commits adultery, and the man who marries the woman divorced from her husband commits adultery.

2 Corinthians 10:3-5

3 For though I do still live the life of a physical human creature, I am not waging this war in accordance with physical human standards, 4 for the weapons used in my warfare are not mere human ones, but through my God are mighty for demolishing fortresses. 5 For I am demolishing arguments and every barrier that is raised against the genuine knowledge of God, taking captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ,

Revelation 22:15

15 The dogs, that is, those who practice magic and immorality, murderers, idolaters, and those who love and practice lying, are on the outside.

Matthew 19:1-10

1 When Jesus had finished this discourse, He left Galilee and went into the district of Judea that is on the other side of the Jordan. 2 And great crowds thronged after Him, and He cured them there. 3 And some Pharisees came up to Him, to try Him out with the question, "Is it right for a man to divorce his wife for any cause?" 4 And He answered, "Have you not read that the Creator at the beginning made them male and female, 5 and said, 'For this reason a man must leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two of them must be one!' 6 So they are no longer two but one. Therefore, what God has joined together man must stop separating." 7 Then they asked Him, "Why did Moses command us to give a written divorce charge, and in this way to divorce a wife?" 8 He answered them, "It was because of your moral perversity that Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but it was not so from the beginning. 9 I tell you, whoever divorces his wife for any other cause than her unfaithfulness, and marries another woman, commits adultery." 10 The disciples said to Him, "If that is a man's relation to his wife, there is no advantage in getting married."

Matthew 19:4-6

4 And He answered, "Have you not read that the Creator at the beginning made them male and female, 5 and said, 'For this reason a man must leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two of them must be one!' 6 So they are no longer two but one. Therefore, what God has joined together man must stop separating."

Matthew 19:8

8 He answered them, "It was because of your moral perversity that Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but it was not so from the beginning.

Ephesians 5:3

3 But sexual vice and any form of immorality or sensual greed must not so much as be mentioned among you, as that is the only course becoming in God's people;

1 Timothy 1:10

10 the immoral, men who practice sodomy, men who make other men their slaves, liars, perjurers, or anything else that is contrary to sound teaching,

Romans 12:1-2

1 I beg you, therefore, brothers, through these mercies God has shown you, to make a decisive dedication of your bodies as a living sacrifice, devoted and well-pleasing to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 Stop living in accordance with the customs of this world, but by the new ideals that mold your minds continue to transform yourselves, so as to find and follow God's will; that is, what is good, well-pleasing to Him, and perfect.

2 Timothy 2:22

22 You must keep on fleeing from the evil impulses of youth, but ever strive for uprightness, faith, love, and peace, in association with those who call upon the Lord with pure hearts.

Mark 10:11-12

11 So He said to them, "If any man divorces his wife to marry another woman, he commits adultery against his former wife, 12 and if any woman divorces her husband to marry another man, she commits adultery."

1 Corinthians 6:9

9 Do you not know that wrongdoers will not have a share in the kingdom of God? Stop being misled; people who are sexually immoral or idolaters or adulterers or sensual or guilty of unnatural sexual vice

1 Thessalonians 4:3-4

3 For it is God's will that you should keep pure in person, that you should practice abstinence from sexual immorality, 4 that each man among you should learn to take his own wife out of pure and honorable motives,

Matthew 5:32

32 But I tell you that whoever divorces his wife for any other ground than unfaithfulness, causes her to commit adultery, and whoever marries a wife who is thus divorced commits adultery.

Colossians 3:5

5 So once for all put to death your lower, earthly nature with respect to sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is real idolatry.

Jude 1:7

7 just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the neighboring towns which like them indulged in grossest immorality and unnatural vice, stand as a perpetual warning, in suffering the punishment of eternal fire.

Matthew 19:9

9 I tell you, whoever divorces his wife for any other cause than her unfaithfulness, and marries another woman, commits adultery."

1 Corinthians 5:1

1 A case of immorality is reported as actually existing among you, an immorality unheard of even among the heathen that a man cohabits with his father's wife.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

9 Do you not know that wrongdoers will not have a share in the kingdom of God? Stop being misled; people who are sexually immoral or idolaters or adulterers or sensual or guilty of unnatural sexual vice 10 or thieves or greedy graspers for more or drunkards or slanderers or swindlers will not have a share in the kingdom of God. 11 And these are just the characters some of you used to be. But now you have washed yourselves clean, you have been consecrated, you are now in right standing with God, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of God.

1 John 1:9

9 If we confess our sins, He is to be depended on, since He is just, to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from every wrong.

1 Corinthians 10:13

13 No temptation has taken hold of you but what is common to human nature. And God is to be trusted not to let you be tempted beyond your strength, but when temptation comes, to make a way out of it, so that you can bear up under it.

Mark 7:20-23

20 He kept on saying, "The thing that comes from the inside of a man is the thing that makes him foul, 21 for from the inside, that is, from the hearts of men, designs for doing evil come, sexual immorality, stealing, murder, 22 adultery, greed, malice, deceit, licentiousness, envy, abusiveness, haughtiness, thoughtlessness. 23 All these evils come from the inside of a man and make him foul."

1 Corinthians 6:13

13 Foods are intended for the stomach, and the stomach for foods, but God will finally put a stop to both of them. The body is not intended for sexual immorality but for the service of the Lord, and the Lord is for the body to serve.

Revelation 21:8

8 But the cowards, the unfaithful, the polluted, the murderers, the sexually immoral, the practicers of magic, the worshipers of idols, and all liars will have their portion in the lake that keeps on burning with fire and brimstone. This is the second death."

Matthew 5:28

28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman so as to have an evil desire for her at once has already committed adultery with her in his heart,

1 Corinthians 6:18

18 Keep on running from sexual immorality! Any other sin that a man commits is one outside his body, but the man who commits the sexual sin is sinning against his own body.

1 Corinthians 7:2

2 but because of so much sexual immorality every man should have a wife of his own, and every woman a husband of her own.

Galatians 5:19-21

19 Now the practices of the lower nature are clear enough: Sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmity, quarreling, jealousy, anger, intrigues, dissensions, party-spirit, 21 envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I now warn you, as I have done before, that those who practice such things shall not be heirs of the kingdom of God.

Hebrews 13:4

4 Marriage must be held in honor by all, and the marriage relations kept sacred. Persons who are sexually vicious and immoral God will punish.

1 Corinthians 6:18-20

18 Keep on running from sexual immorality! Any other sin that a man commits is one outside his body, but the man who commits the sexual sin is sinning against his own body. 19 Or, are you not conscious that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit that is in you, whom you have as a gift from God? Furthermore, you are not your own, 20 for you have been bought and actually paid for. So you must honor God with your bodies.

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