New Living Translation
Give honor to marriage, and remain faithful to one another in marriage. God will surely judge people who are immoral and those who commit adultery.
King James Bible
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Darby Bible Translation
Let marriage be held every way in honour, and the bed be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers will God judge.
World English Bible
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: but God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterers.
Young's Literal Translation
honourable is the marriage in all, and the bed undefiled, and whoremongers and adulterers God shall judge.
Hebrews 13:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:4 Marriage is honourable in, or for all sorts of men, clergy as well as laity: though the Romanists teach otherwise. And the bed undefiled - Consistent with the highest purity; though many spiritual writers, so called, say it is only licensed whoredom. But whoremongers and adulterers God will judge - Though they frequently escape the sentence of men.
LibraryThe Immutability of Christ
But greater things have changed than we; for kingdoms have trembled in the balances. We have seen a peninsula deluged with blood, and mutiny raising its bloody war whoop. Nay, the whole world hath changed; earth hath doffed its green, and put on its somber garment of Autumn, and soon expects to wear its ermine robe of snow. All things have changed. We believe that not only in appearance but in reality, the world is growing old. The sun itself must soon grow dim with age; the folding up of the worn-out …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
The Unchangeable Christ
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A New Year's Benediction
"Do not defile yourself by having sexual intercourse with your neighbor's wife.
"If a man is discovered committing adultery, both he and the woman must die. In this way, you will purge Israel of such evil.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Don't you realize that those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don't fool yourselves. Those who indulge in sexual sin, or who worship idols, or commit adultery, or are male prostitutes, or practice homosexuality,
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.
1 Corinthians 7:38
So the person who marries his fiancee does well, and the person who doesn't marry does even better.
When you follow the desires of your sinful nature, the results are very clear: sexual immorality, impurity, lustful pleasures,
envy, drunkenness, wild parties, and other sins like these. Let me tell you again, as I have before, that anyone living that sort of life will not inherit the Kingdom of God.
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