1 Corinthians 10:6
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New International Version
Now these things occurred as examples to keep us from setting our hearts on evil things as they did.

New Living Translation
These things happened as a warning to us, so that we would not crave evil things as they did,

English Standard Version
Now these things took place as examples for us, that we might not desire evil as they did.

Berean Study Bible
These things took place as examples to keep us from craving evil things as they did.

Berean Literal Bible
Now these things have become types to us, for us not to be desirers of evil things, as they also desired.

New American Standard Bible
Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.

King James Bible
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now these things became examples for us, so that we will not desire evil things as they did.

International Standard Version
Now their experiences serve as examples for us so that we won't set our hearts on evil as they did.

NET Bible
These things happened as examples for us, so that we will not crave evil things as they did.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But these things are an example for us that we would not be lusting for evil, just as they lusted.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These things have become examples for us so that we won't desire what is evil, as they did.

New American Standard 1977
Now these things happened as examples for us, that we should not crave evil things, as they also craved.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now these things became types of us, that we should not lust after evil things as they lusted.

King James 2000 Bible
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

American King James Version
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

American Standard Version
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now these things were done in a figure of us, that we should not covet evil things as they also coveted.

Darby Bible Translation
But these things happened [as] types of us, that we should not be lusters after evil things, as they also lusted.

English Revised Version
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

Weymouth New Testament
And in this they became a warning to us, to teach us not to be eager, as they were eager, in pursuit of what is evil.

World English Bible
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

Young's Literal Translation
and those things became types of us, for our not passionately desiring evil things, as also these did desire.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:6-14 Carnal desires gain strength by indulgence, therefore should be checked in their first rise. Let us fear the sins of Israel, if we would shun their plagues. And it is but just to fear, that such as tempt Christ, will be left by him in the power of the old serpent. Murmuring against God's disposals and commands, greatly provokes him. Nothing in Scripture is written in vain; and it is our wisdom and duty to learn from it. Others have fallen, and so may we. The Christian's security against sin is distrust of himself. God has not promised to keep us from falling, if we do not look to ourselves. To this word of caution, a word of comfort is added. Others have the like burdens, and the like temptations: what they bear up under, and break through, we may also. God is wise as well as faithful, and will make our burdens according to our strength. He knows what we can bear. He will make a way to escape; he will deliver either from the trial itself, or at least the mischief of it. We have full encouragement to flee from sin, and to be faithful to God. We cannot fall by temptation, if we cleave fast to him. Whether the world smiles or frowns, it is an enemy; but believers shall be strengthened to overcome it, with all its terrors and enticements. The fear of the Lord, put into their hearts, will be the great means of safety.
Study Bible
Warnings from Israel's Past
5Nevertheless, God was not pleased with most of them, for they were struck down in the wilderness. 6These things took place as examples to keep us from craving evil things as they did. 7Do not be idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written: “The people sat down to eat and to drink, and got up to indulge in pagan revelry.”…
Cross References
Numbers 11:4
The rabble who were among them had greedy desires; and also the sons of Israel wept again and said, "Who will give us meat to eat?

Numbers 11:34
So the name of that place was called Kibroth-hattaavah, because there they buried the people who had been greedy.

Psalm 106:14
But craved intensely in the wilderness, And tempted God in the desert.

1 Corinthians 10:11
Now these things happened to them as examples and were written down as warnings for us, on whom the fulfillment of the ages has come.
Treasury of Scripture

Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

these.

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examples. Gr. figures.

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lust.

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Psalm 106:14,15 But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert…

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