1 Corinthians 6:16

“What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

What, know ye not that he which is ioyned to an harlot, is one body? for two (saith he) shalbe one flesh.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Or do you not know that the one who joins himself to a prostitute is one body {with her?} For He says, "THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Or know ye not that he that is joined to a harlot is one body? for, The twain, saith he, shall become one flesh.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Or do you not see that he who is joined to a loose woman is one body with her? for God has said, The two of them will become one flesh.
- Basic English Bible

Do ye not know that he [that is] joined to the harlot is one body? for the two, he says, shall be one flesh.
- Darby Bible

What? know ye not that he who is joined to a harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.
- Webster's Bible

Or do you not know that a man who has to do with a prostitute is one with her in body? For God says, "The two shall become one."
- Weymouth Bible

Or don't you know that he who is joined to a prostitute is one body? For, "The two," says he, "will become one flesh."
- World English Bible

Whether ye witen not, that he that cleueth to an hoore, is maad o bodi? For he seith, Ther schulen be tweyne in o fleisch.
- Wycliffe Bible

have ye not known that he who is joined to the harlot is one body? `for they shall be -- saith He -- the two for one flesh.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:16


6:16 #Gen 2:24|.


Discussion for 1 Corinthians 6

  • BSP
    The holy spirit can give us the strength to resist any wrong desires as mentioned in verse 11.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    WHO ARE YOU TO JUDGE ? !
  • Gwendolyn Johnson
    God is speaking and He's speaking widely not to us but the church. Follow
  • Mim
    Thank you Father in heaven .Thank you Jesus, Thank you Holy Spirit. I am so grateful for Your kind grace in answering my prayers ,I just want everyone to know they can always turn to You for anything, for nothing is impossible for God. Trust Him.
  • Plummer harris
    I am greatful that the HOLY SPIRIT is inside of me it give me love so I can show someone else love AMEN,AMEN
  • Lilian
    God wants our body to be Holy for God is Holy
    The Kingdom of God is within us Blessed are those who follow Jesus and Live like Jesus for they shall see the Glory of God. If we abide ourselves to him and his body and his words abide in us we will be saved. God is the VINE AND WE ARE THE BRANCHES. WITHOUT THE VINE WE CANNOT BEAR FRUIT SIMPLY WITHOUT JESUS IN OUR LIFE WE ARE NOTHING.THANK YOU LORD

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