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

  • Lilian
    We are pardoned and redeemed Jesus paid the price for us on the cross we must glorify him and praise Jesus and lift his name amen
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 7:23 YOU ARE BOUGHT WITH A PRICE BE NOT YOU THE SERVANTS OF MEN PROVERBS 8:13 THE FEAR OF THE LORD IS TO HATE EVIL PRIDE AND ARROGANCY AND THE EVIL WAY AND THE FROWARD MOUTH DO I HATE PSALM 60:11 GIVE US HELP FROM TROUBLE --- FOR VAIN IS THE HELP OF MAN --- JEREMIAH 26:2 THUS SAITH THE LORD STAND IN THE COURT OF THE LORDS HOUSE AND SPEAK UNTO ALL THE CITIES OF JUDAH WHICH COME TO WORSHIP IN THE LORDS HOUSE --- ALL THE WORDS --- THAT I COMMAND THEE TO SPEAK UNTO THEM DIMINISH NOT A WORD PROVERBS 30:6 ADD THOU NOT UNTO HIS WORDS LEST HE REPROVE THEE AND THOU BE FOUND A LIAR JOHN 8:46 WHICH OF YOU CONVINCETH ME OF SIN --- AND IF I SAY THE TRUTH --- WHY DO YOU NOT BELIVE ME ACTS 27:25 WHEREFORE SIRS BE OF GOOD CHEER FOR I BELIEVE GOD THAT IT SHALL BE EVEN AS IT WAS TOLD ME 2 PETER 2:1 BUT THERE WERE FALSE PROPHETS ALSO AMONG THE PEOPLE EVEN AS THERE SHALL BE FALSE TEACHERS AMONG YOU WHO PRIVILY SHALL BRING DAMNABLE HERESIES EVEN DENYING --- THE LORD THAT BOUGHT THEM --- AND BRING UPON THEMSELVES SWIFT DESTRUCTION PSALM 60:11 GIVE US HELP FROM TROUBLE FOR VAIN IS THE HELP OF MAN HEBREWS 13:6 SO THAT WE MAY BOLDLY SAY --- THE LORD IS MY HELPER --- AND I WILL NOT FEAR WHAT MAN SHALL DO UNTO ME
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 12:1 I BESEECH YOU THEREFORE BRETHREN BY THE MERCIES OF GOD THAT YOU PRESENT YOUR BODIES A LIVING SACRIFICE -- HOLY -- ACCEPTABLE UNTO GOD WHICH IS YOUR REASONABLE SERVICE --12:2-- AND BE NOT CONFORMED TO THIS WORLD BUT BE YOU TRANSFORMED BY THE RENEWING OF YOUR MIND THAT YOU MAY PROVE WHAT IS THAT GOOD AND ACCEPTABLE AND PERFECT WILL OF GOD ACTS 10:35 BUT IN EVERY NATION HE THAT FEARETH HIM AND WORKETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS ACCEPTED WITH HIM 2 CORINTHIANS 5:9 WHEREFORE WE LABOR THAT WHETHER PRESENT OR ABSENT WE MAY BE ACCEPTED OF HIM 2 CORINTHIANS 10:18 FOR NOT HE THAT COMMENDETH HIMSELF IS APPROVED BUT WHOM THE LORD COMMENDETH 1 CORINTHIANS 1:10 NOW I BESEECH YOU BRETHREN BY THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THAT YOU ALL SPEAK THE SAME THING AND THAT THERE BE NO DIVISIONS AMONG YOU BUT THAT YOU BE PERFECTLY JOINED TOGETHER IN THE SAME MIND AND IN THE SAME JUDGEMENT
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    We should be constantly reminded that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
  • Gabriel Kyei-Yeboah
    God want us to totally preserve our body for Him always.
  • Ray321
    It's better to Love then to judge.

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