New Living Translation
God's will is for you to be holy, so stay away from all sexual sin.
King James Bible
For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:
Darby Bible Translation
For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication;
World English Bible
For this is the will of God: your sanctification, that you abstain from sexual immorality,
Young's Literal Translation
for this is the will of God -- your sanctification; that ye abstain from the whoredom,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:3 Sanctification - Entire holiness of heart and life: particular branches of it are subjoined. That ye abstain from fornication - A beautiful transition from sanctification to a single branch of the contrary; and this shows that nothing is so seemingly distant, or below our thoughts, but we have need to guard against it.
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TEXT: "My beloved is mine, and I am his."--Sol. Song 2:16. "I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine."--Sol. Song 6:3. "I am my beloved's and his desire is toward me."--Sol. Song 7:10. These three texts should be read together, and the significant change found in each text as the thought unfolds should be studied carefully. They remind one of three mountain peaks one rising higher than the other until the third is lifted into the very heavens. Indeed, if one should live in the spirit of this …
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But I say that a man who divorces his wife, unless she has been unfaithful, causes her to commit adultery. And anyone who marries a divorced woman also commits adultery.
1 Corinthians 6:18
Run from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects the body as this one does. For sexual immorality is a sin against your own body.
Don't act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do.
1 Thessalonians 4:2
For you remember what we taught you by the authority of the Lord Jesus.
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