New Living Translation
But I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
King James Bible
But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Darby Bible Translation
But I say unto you, that every one who looks upon a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
World English Bible
but I tell you that everyone who gazes at a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Young's Literal Translation
but I -- I say to you, that every one who is looking on a woman to desire her, did already commit adultery with her in his heart.
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LibraryThe Fourth Beatitude
'Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.'--MATT. v. 6. Two preliminary remarks will give us the point of view from which I desire to consider these words now. First, we have seen, in previous sermons, that these paradoxes of the Christian life which we call the Beatitudes are a linked chain, or, rather, an outgrowth from a common root. Each presupposes all the preceding. Now, of course, it is a mistake to expect uniformity in the process of building …
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"You must not covet your neighbor's house. You must not covet your neighbor's wife, male or female servant, ox or donkey, or anything else that belongs to your neighbor."
"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.
2 Samuel 11:2
Late one afternoon, after his midday rest, David got out of bed and was walking on the roof of the palace. As he looked out over the city, he noticed a woman of unusual beauty taking a bath.
"I made a covenant with my eyes not to look with lust at a young woman.
Don't lust for her beauty. Don't let her coy glances seduce you.
When she saw these paintings, she longed to give herself to them, so she sent messengers to Babylonia to invite them to come to her.
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