1 Corinthians 3:17

“If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Corinthians 3:17

If any man defile the Temple of God, him shall God destroy: for the Temple of God is holy, which Temple ye are.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him, for the temple of God is holy, and that is what you are.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If any man destroyeth the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, and such are ye.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If anyone makes the house of God unclean, God will put an end to him; for the house of God is holy, and you are his house.
- Basic English Bible

If any one corrupt the temple of God, *him* shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, and such are *ye*.
- Darby Bible

If any man defileth the temple of God, him will God destroy: for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
- Webster's Bible

If any one is marring the Sanctuary of God, him will God mar; for the Sanctuary of God is holy, which you all are.
- Weymouth Bible

If anyone destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him; for God's temple is holy, which you are.
- World English Bible

And if ony defoulith the temple of God, God schal leese hym; for the temple of God is hooli, which ye ben.
- Wycliffe Bible

if any one the sanctuary of God doth waste, him shall God waste; for the sanctuary of God is holy, the which ye are.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Corinthians 3:17

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 3:17


3:17 If any man destroy the temple of God - Destroy a real Christian, by schisms, or doctrines fundamentally wrong. Him shall God destroy - He shall not be saved at all; not even as through the fire.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 3:17


1Co 3:17 If any man defile the temple of God. "Ye are the temple of God" (1Co 3:16). In that temple the Spirit dwelt, as the Shekinah had dwelt in the temple of God at Jerusalem; it was therefore a holy temple, and an awful sin to defile it. Him shall God destroy. Under the old dispensation, death was the penalty of polluting the temple. See Ex 28:43 Le 16:2 Nu 4:20 18:32.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 3:17

  • Phillip on 1 Corinthians 3:17
    Bein a child of God,u must have no evil,unholiness or sin in u,which are ungodliness bt live in righteousnes
  • Ken Reckart on 1 Corinthians 3:17
    dose smoking and drinking wine defile the temple of God
  • Pastor dan sekyi on 1 Corinthians 3:17
    we are the temple God dwells in and as u cant take in poison or anything deadly, so God will fight any thing that want to destror His temple spiritually. So we have a responsibility to live rigth as long as His spirit lives in us through christ Jesus. Let not the work of the flesh be name among you, for if a man sins he defile God temple but not himself, we are not of our own, but we are bought with a price by the blood of Jesus. BE HOLY FOR GOD AND HE WILl REWARD THE JUDGEMENT DAY..............,,,,
  • This is clearly a statement by Paul saying that if a man tries to vanish truth by teaching false doctrine. The man willingly teaching that destructive doctrine goes against God and he then will be destroyed.


 

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