Bible verses about "lust" | UKJV

Job 31:1

1 I made a covenant with mine eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?

Proverbs 6:25

25 Lust not after her beauty in your heart; neither let her take you with her eyelids.

Colossians 3:5

5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

1 Corinthians 6:18

18 Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is without the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.

1 Thessalonians 4:3-5

3 For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that all of you should abstain from fornication: 4 That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; 5 Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:

Galatians 5:19-21

19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, worldy jealousies, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, 21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Peter 2:11

11 Dearly beloved, I plead to you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Galatians 5:16

16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, (o. pneuma) and all of you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.

1 John 2:16

16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

2 Timothy 2:22

22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, love, (o. agape) peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Matthew 5:28

28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looks on a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.

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