1 Corinthians 6:9
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English Standard Version
Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality,

King James Bible
Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

American Standard Version
Or know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with men,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Know you not that the unjust shall not possess the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers,

English Revised Version
Or know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with men,

Webster's Bible Translation
Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

Weymouth New Testament
Do you not know that unrighteous men will not inherit God's Kingdom? Cherish no delusion here. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor any who are guilty of unnatural crime,

1 Corinthians 6:9 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Kingdom of God

See on Luke 6:20.

Fornicators

The besetting sin of Corinth. Hence the numerous solemn and emphatic allusions to it in this epistle. See 1 Corinthians 5:11; 1 Corinthians 6:15-18; 1 Corinthians 10:8.

Effeminate (μαλακοὶ)

Luxurious and dainty. The word was used in a darker and more horrible sense, to which there may be an allusion here.

Abusers, etc.

See on Romans 1:7.

1 Corinthians 6:9 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Know.

1 Corinthians 6:2,3,15,16,19 Do you not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you...

1 Corinthians 3:16 Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

1 Corinthians 9:24 Know you not that they which run in a race run all, but one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain.

unrighteous.

Exodus 23:1 You shall not raise a false report: put not your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Leviticus 19:15,35,36 You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: you shall not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty...

Deuteronomy 25:13-16 You shall not have in your bag divers weights, a great and a small...

Proverbs 11:1 A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 22:8 He that sows iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Isaiah 10:1,2 Woe to them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed...

Isaiah 55:7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return to the LORD, and he will have mercy on him...

Zechariah 5:3 Then said he to me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole earth...

Acts 24:25 And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go your way for this time...

Romans 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

1 Timothy 1:9 Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners...

inherit.

1 Corinthians 6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortionists, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Corinthians 15:50 Now this I say, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.

Matthew 19:29 And every one that has forsaken houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children...

Matthew 25:34 Then shall the King say to them on his right hand, Come, you blessed of my Father...

Galatians 5:21 Contentions, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past...

fornicators.

1 Corinthians 5:1,10 It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles...

Galatians 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness...

Ephesians 5:4,5 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks...

1 Timothy 1:9 Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners...

Hebrews 12:14,16 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord...

Hebrews 13:4 Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Revelation 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters...

Revelation 22:15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and fornicators, and murderers, and idolaters, and whoever loves and makes a lie.

abusers.

Genesis 19:5 And they called to Lot, and said to him, Where are the men which came in to you this night? bring them out to us...

Leviticus 18:22 You shall not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.

Leviticus 20:13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death...

Deuteronomy 22:5 The woman shall not wear that which pertains to a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment...

Deuteronomy 23:17 There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

Judges 19:22 Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, beset the house round about...

Romans 1:26,27 For this cause God gave them up to vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature...

1 Timothy 1:10 For fornicators, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for enslavers, for liars, for perjured persons...

Cross References
Leviticus 18:20
And you shall not lie sexually with your neighbor's wife and so make yourself unclean with her.

Deuteronomy 22:22
"If a man is found lying with the wife of another man, both of them shall die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman. So you shall purge the evil from Israel.

Proverbs 7:27
Her house is the way to Sheol, going down to the chambers of death.

Ezekiel 18:11
(though he himself did none of these things), who even eats upon the mountains, defiles his neighbor's wife,

Luke 21:8
And he said, "See that you are not led astray. For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he!' and, 'The time is at hand!' Do not go after them.

Acts 20:32
And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother if he is guilty of sexual immorality or greed, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler--not even to eat with such a one.

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