1 Corinthians 6:16
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New International Version
Do you not know that he who unites himself with a prostitute is one with her in body? For it is said, "The two will become one flesh."

King James Bible
What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.

Darby Bible Translation
Do ye not know that he [that is] joined to the harlot is one body? for the two, he says, shall be one flesh.

World English Bible
Or don't you know that he who is joined to a prostitute is one body? For, "The two," says he, "will become one flesh."

Young's Literal Translation
have ye not known that he who is joined to the harlot is one body? 'for they shall be -- saith He -- the two for one flesh.'

1 Corinthians 6:16 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He that is joined to a harlot is one body - In Sohar Genes., fol. 19, we have these remarkable words: Whosoever connects himself with another man's wife, does in effect renounce the holy blessed God, and the Church of the Israelites.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

an harlot.

Genesis 34:31 And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with an harlot?

Genesis 38:15,24 When Judah saw her, he thought her to be an harlot; because she had covered her face...

Judges 16:1 Then went Samson to Gaza, and saw there an harlot, and went in to her.

Matthew 21:31,32 Whether of them two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you...

Hebrews 11:31 By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not, when she had received the spies with peace.

for.

Genesis 2:24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall join to his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Matthew 19:5,6 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall join to his wife: and they two shall be one flesh...

Mark 10:8 And they two shall be one flesh: so then they are no more two, but one flesh.

Ephesians 5:31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined to his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

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First Sunday in Lent
Text: Second Corinthians 6, 1-10. 1 And working together with him we entreat also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain 2 (for he saith, At an acceptable time I hearkened unto thee, and in a day of salvation did I succor thee: behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation): 3 giving no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our ministration be not blamed; 4 but in everything commending ourselves, as ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities,
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II

"Therefore, Brethren, we are Debtors, not to the Flesh, to Live after the Flesh; for if Ye Live after the Flesh, Ye Shall Die,"
Rom. viii. s 12, 13.--"Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh; for if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die," &c. Was that not enough to contain men in obedience to God--the very essential bond of dependence upon God as the original and fountain of his being! And yet man hath cast away this cord from him, and withdrew from that allegiance he did owe to his Maker, by transgressing his holy commandments. But God, not willing that all should perish, hath confirmed
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Thou Art Beautiful, O My Love, Sweet and Comely as Jerusalem, Terrible as an Army Set in Array.
The Bridegroom finding His bride entirely free from self, dissolved and prepared for the consummation of the marriage, and to be received into a state of permanent and lasting union with Himself, admires her beauty; He tells her that she is beautiful because He finds in her a certain charm and sweetness which approaches the divine. Thou art comely, He continues, as Jerusalem; for since thou hast lost everything of thine own to devote it wholly to Me, thou art adorned and embellished with all that
Madame Guyon—Song of Songs of Solomon

That Clerics be not Compelled to Give Testimony in Public Concerning the Cognizance of their Own Judgment.
That clerics be not compelled to give testimony in public concerning the cognizance of their own judgment. It should be petitioned also that they deign to decree, that if perchance any shall have been willing to plead their cause in any church according to the Apostolic law imposed upon the Churches, and it happens that the decision of the clergy does not satisfy one of the parties, it be not lawful to summon that clergyman who had been cognitor or present, [459] into judgment as a witness, and that
Philip Schaff—The Seven Ecumenical Councils

Cross References
Genesis 2:24
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.

Matthew 19:5
and said, 'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh'?

Mark 10:8
and the two will become one flesh.' So they are no longer two, but one flesh.

1 Corinthians 6:3
Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more the things of this life!

Ephesians 5:31
"For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh."

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