1 Corinthians 10:6

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now these things were our examples, to the intent wee should not lust after euil things, as they also lusted.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now these things were for an example to us, so that our hearts might not go after evil things, as they did.
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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.
- Weymouth Bible

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

But these thingis ben don in figure of vs, that we be not coueyteris of yuele thingis, as thei coueitiden.
- Wycliffe Bible

and those things became types of us, for our not passionately desiring evil things, as also these did desire.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 10:6


10:6 Now these things were our examples - Showing what we are to expect if, enjoying the like benefits, we commit the like sins. The benefits are set down in the same order as by Moses in Exodus; the sins and punishments in a different order; evil desire first, as being the foundation of all; next, idolatry, #1Co 10:7|,14; then fornication, which usually accompanied it, #1Co 10:8|; the tempting and murmuring against God, in the following verses. As they desired - Flesh, in contempt of manna. #Num 11:4|


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 10:6


1Co 10:6 Now these things were our examples. Beacon lights to Christians. To the intent we should not lust after evil things. The Israelites were led astray by "lusting after evil things". Let all beware of this source of destruction.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 10:6

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