Today we shall be studying bible verses about adultery. Adultery is an extra marital sexual relationship between a man and woman. God greatly frown against the act of adultery. Marriage is honorable and the bed should be undefy.
When many people read this verse in the scripture, they think God is talking against premarital sex alone. The bed should not be defy by any stranger that you are not lawfully married to. If as a married man or woman, you invite another person to share your bed, you have defy the bed on altar of adultery.
Little wonder, one of the ten commandments God gave to Moses stated that thou shall not commit adultery. The world has badly degenerated to the extent that sex is rub on the faces of people. People no longer attack so much importance to the subject topic. Many people don’t even see anything wrong in going to bed with a man or woman that they are not married to. And even after they are married, they keep extra marital relationship and they still such relationship with sex.
God is not against a man and woman having sex as against the belief of many. However, it must be done within the confinement of marriage. A married man or woman who still keep a sexual relationship with their secret lovers are commiting great atrocity to God and their spouse. A quick look into the old testament, it will give one a full idea of how much God detest adulterers. In the book of Leviticus, there was an explanation of how people can commit adultery and there is a judgement that they be put to death.Meanwhile, the death of Christ has rescued us from the consequences of law, however, it has not destroyed the law. What is sin is still sin, nothing has changed.
Let’s quickly run you through some of the biblical verses that speaks about adultery. Some of this verses talks about the consequences that will befall every man and woman who are caught in the web of adultery. As much as you pray for the grace of God Almighty to rescue you from the adultery, it is also important that you know some of the consequences of adultery, this should not only put fear in you, it should also help you to stay away from the act.
Bible Verses About Adultery
Exodus 20:14 Thou shalt not commit adultery.
Leviticus 20:10 And the man that committeth adultery with another man’s wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.
Deuteronomy 5:18 Neither shalt thou commit adultery.
2 Peter 2:14 Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:
Proverbs 6:32 But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.
Jeremiah 3:8 And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.
Jeremiah 3:9 And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks.
Jeremiah 5:7 How shall I pardon thee for this? thy children have forsaken me, and sworn by them that are no gods: when I had fed them to the full, they then committed adultery, and assembled themselves by troops in the harlots’ houses.
Jeremiah 7:9 Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom ye know not;
Jeremiah 23:14 I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem an horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none doth return from his wickedness: they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.
Jeremiah 29:23 Because they have committed villany in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbours’ wives, and have spoken lying words in my name, which I have not commanded them; even I know, and am a witness, saith the LORD.
Ezekiel 16:32 But as a wife that committeth adultery, which taketh strangers instead of her husband!
Ezekiel 23:37 That they have committed adultery, and blood is in their hands, and with their idols have they committed adultery, and have also caused their sons, whom they bare unto me, to pass for them through the fire, to devour them.
Hosea 4:2 By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and blood toucheth blood.
Hosea 4:13 They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and elms, because the shadow thereof is good: therefore your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your spouses shall commit adultery.
Hosea 4:14 I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom, nor your spouses when they commit adultery: for themselves are separated with whores, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.
Matthew 5:27 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery:
Matthew 5:28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Matthew 5:32 But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.
Matthew 19:9 And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.
Mark 10:11 And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her.
Mark 10:19 Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
Luke 16:18 Whosoever putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery.
Romans 13:9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.