New Living Translation
"Do not defile yourself by having sexual intercourse with your neighbor's wife.
King James Bible
Moreover thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, to defile thyself with her.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, to become unclean with her.
World English Bible
"'You shall not lie carnally with your neighbor's wife, and defile yourself with her.
Young's Literal Translation
'And unto the wife of thy fellow thou dost not give thy seed of copulation, for uncleanness with her.
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LibraryThe Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
Ver. 20. "And Noah began and became an husbandman, and planted vineyards."--This does not imply that Noah was the first who began to till the ground, and, more especially, to cultivate the vine; for Cain, too, was a tiller of the ground, Gen. iv. 2. The sense rather is, that Noah, after the flood, again took up this calling. Moreover, the remark has not an independent import; it serves only to prepare the way for the communication of the subsequent account of Noah's drunkenness. By this remark, …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Meditations for Household Piety.
Appendix ii. Philo of Alexandria and Rabbinic Theology.
"You have heard the commandment that says, 'You must not commit adultery.'
But I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
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,
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.
"If a man commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, both the man and the woman who have committed adultery must be put to death.
and has sex with another man, but neither her husband nor anyone else knows about it. She has defiled herself, even though there was no witness and she was not caught in the act.
So it is with the man who sleeps with another man's wife. He who embraces her will not go unpunished.
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