1 Thessalonians 4:7
Good News Translation
God did not call us to live in immorality, but in holiness.

Contemporary English Version
God didn't choose you to be filthy, but to be pure.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto sanctification.

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For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto sanctification.

God.

Leviticus 11:44 For I am the Lord your God. Be holy because I am holy. Defile not your souls by any creeping thing, that moveth upon the earth.

Leviticus 19:2 Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel. And thou shalt say to them: Be ye holy, because I the Lord your God am holy.

Romans 1:7 To all that are at Rome, the beloved of God, called to be saints. Grace to you and peace, from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:29,30 For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be made conformable to the image of his Son: that he might be the Firstborn amongst many brethren. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:2 To the church of God that is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that invoke the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place of theirs and ours.

Ephesians 1:4 As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unspotted in his sight in charity.

Ephesians 2:10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus in good works, which God hath prepared that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, a prisoner in the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation in which you are called:

2 Thessalonians 2:13,14 0 . . .

2 Timothy 1:9 Who hath delivered us and called us by his holy calling, not according to our own works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the times of the world:

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men and holiness: without which no man shall see God.

1 Peter 1:14-16 As children of obedience, not fashioned according to the former desires of your ignorance, . . .

1 Peter 2:9-12,21,22 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light: . . .

uncleanness.

1 Thessalonians 2:3 For our exhortation was not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deceit.

Galatians 5:19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest: which are fornication, uncleanness, immodesty, luxury,

Ephesians 4:19 Who despairing have given themselves up to lasciviousness, unto the working of all uncleanness, unto covetousness.

2 Peter 2:10 And especially them who walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise government: audacious, self willed, they fear not to bring in sects, blaspheming.

Context
Living to Please God
6And that no man overreach nor circumvent his brother in business: because the Lord is the avenger of all these things, as we have told you before and have testified. 7For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto sanctification. 8Therefore, he that despiseth these things, despiseth not man, but God, who also hath given his holy Spirit in us.…
Cross References
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our exhortation was not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deceit.

2 Thessalonians 2:13


1 Peter 1:15
But according to him that hath called you, who is holy, be you also in all manner of conversation holy:

Additional Translations
For God has not called us to impurity, but to holiness.

For God has not called us to impurity, but into holiness.

For God has not called us to uncleanness, but to holiness.

For God called us not for uncleanness, but in sanctification.

For God has not called us to uncleanness, but in sanctification.

For God called us not for uncleanness, but in sanctification.

For God hath not called us to uncleanness, but to holiness.

God has not called us to an unclean life, but to one of purity.

For God called us not for uncleanness, but in sanctification.

for God did not call us on uncleanness, but in sanctification;
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