2 Corinthians 12:21
I am afraid that when I come again, my God will humble me before you, and I will be grieved over many who have sinned earlier and have not repented of their acts of impurity, sexual immorality, and debauchery.
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my God.

2 Corinthians 12:7
or with these surpassingly great revelations. So to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me.

2 Corinthians 8:24
In full view of the churches, then, show these men the proof of your love and the reason for our boasting about you.

2 Corinthians 9:3, 4
But I am sending the brothers in order that our boasting about you in this matter should not prove empty, but that you will be prepared, just as I said. . . .

that I.

2 Corinthians 2:1-4
So I made up my mind not to make another painful visit to you. . . .

Exodus 32:31
So Moses returned to the LORD and said, "Oh, what a great sin these people have committed; they have made gods of gold for themselves.

Deuteronomy 9:15, 25
So I went back down the mountain while it was blazing with fire, with the two tablets of the covenant in my hands. . . .

1 Samuel 15:35
And to the day of his death, Samuel never again visited Saul. Samuel mourned for Saul, and the LORD regretted He had made Saul king over Israel.

Ezra 9:3
When I heard this report, I tore my tunic and cloak, pulled out some hair from my head and beard, and sat down in horror.

Ezra 10:1
While Ezra prayed and confessed, weeping and falling facedown before the house of God, a very large assembly of Israelites--men, women, and children--gathered around him, and the people wept bitterly as well.

Psalm 119:136
My eyes shed streams of tears because Your law is not obeyed.

Jeremiah 9:1
Oh, that my head were a spring of water, and my eyes a fountain of tears, I would weep day and night over the slain daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 13:17
But if you do not listen, I will weep alone because of your pride; My eyes will overflow with tears, because the LORD's flock has been taken captive.

Luke 9:41, 42
"O unbelieving and perverse generation, " Jesus replied, "How long must I remain with you and put up with you? Bring your son here." . . .

Romans 9:2
I have deep sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.

Philippians 3:18, 19
For as I have often told you before, and now declare even with tears: Many live as enemies of the cross of Christ. . . .


2 Corinthians 13:2
I already warned you the second time I was with you. So now in my absence, I warn those who sinned earlier and everyone else: If I return, I will not spare anyone,

and have not.

2 Corinthians 2:5-11
Now if anyone has caused grief, he has not grieved me, but all of you--to some degree, not to overstate it. . . .

2 Corinthians 7:9-11
And now I rejoice, not because you were made sorrowful, but because your sorrow led you to repentance. For you felt the sorrow that God had intended, and so were not harmed in any way by us. . . .

2 Corinthians 10:6
And we will be ready to punish every act of disobedience, as soon as your obedience is complete.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11
Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who submit to or perform homosexual acts, . . .

Revelation 22:20
He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming soon." Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!


Romans 13:13
Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy.

1 Corinthians 5:1, 9-11
It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is intolerable even among pagans: A man has his father's wife. . . .

1 Corinthians 6:15-18
Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and unite them with a prostitute? Never! . . .

Galatians 5:19
The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, and debauchery;

Ephesians 5:5, 6
For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure, or greedy person (that is, an idolater), has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. . . .

Colossians 3:5
Put to death, therefore, the components of your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, and greed, which is idolatry.

1 Thessalonians 4:3-7
For it is God's will that you should be holy: You must abstain from sexual immorality; . . .

Hebrews 13:4
Marriage should be honored by all and the marriage bed kept undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterers.

1 Peter 4:2, 3
Consequently, he does not live out his remaining time on earth for human passions, but for the will of God. . . .

2 Peter 2:10-14, 18
Such punishment is specially reserved for those who indulge the corrupt desires of the flesh and despise authority. Bold and self-willed, these men are unafraid to slander angelic majesties. . . .

Jude 1:7, 23
In like manner, Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, who indulged in sexual immorality and pursued strange flesh, are on display as an example of those who sustain the punishment of eternal fire. . . .

Revelation 21:8
But to the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and sexually immoral and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their place will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. This is the second death."

Revelation 22:15
But outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
I am afraid that when I come again my God may humiliate me before you, and I may mourn over many of those who have sinned in the past and not repented of the impurity, immorality and sensuality which they have practiced.

King James Bible
And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I fear that when I come my God will again humiliate me in your presence, and I will grieve for many who sinned before and have not repented of the moral impurity, sexual immorality, and promiscuity they practiced.

International Standard Version
I am afraid that when I come my God may again humble me before you and that I may have to grieve over many who formerly lived in sin and have not repented of their impurity, sexual immorality, and promiscuity that they once practiced.

NET Bible
I am afraid that when I come again, my God may humiliate me before you, and I will grieve for many of those who previously sinned and have not repented of the impurity, sexual immorality, and licentiousness that they have practiced.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lest when I come to you, my God would humble me and I would grieve over many who have sinned and have not returned from defilement, from fornication and from lewdness which they have practiced.
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