The 6th Commandment says:
|Exodus 20:||14: “Thou shalt not commit adultery.”|
Commands and commentaries hanging on this commandment are as follows:
|Leviticus 18:||20:“Moreover thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, to defile thyself with her.”
|Proverbs 6:||32: “But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.”|
|Jeremiah 3:||6: “The LORD said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen that which backsliding Israel hath done? she is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot.|
7: And I said after she had done all these things, Turn thou unto me. But she returned not. And her treacherous sister Judah saw it.
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.
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.|
8: They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.
9: Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: and shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?”
|Hosea 4:||12: “My people ask counsel at their stocks, and their staff declareth unto them: |
for the spirit of whoredoms hath caused them to err, and they have gone a whoring from under their God.
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.”
|James 4:||1: “From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?|
2: Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.
3: Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
4: Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.”
|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.”|
|Malachi 3:||5: “And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.”
|Hebrews 13:||4: “Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.”
|Psalm 106:||14: “But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.|
15: And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.”
|1 Corinthians 6:||9: “Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind.”
|Revelation 2:||20: “Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.|
21: And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.
22: Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.
23: And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.”
|Jeremiah 3:||12: “Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith the LORD; and I will not cause mine anger to fall upon you: for I am merciful, saith the LORD, and I will not keep anger for ever.|
13: Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against the LORD thy God, and hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every green tree, and ye have not obeyed my voice, saith the LORD.”
|Hosea 14:||4: “I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely: for mine anger is turned away from him...”|
9: “Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.”
|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.”|