Eph. 5:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

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But
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
fornication
porneia (Greek #4202)
harlotry (including adultery and incest); figuratively, idolatry
KJV usage: fornication.
Pronounce: por-ni'-ah
Origin: from 4203
g, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
all
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
uncleanness
akatharsia (Greek #167)
impurity (the quality), physically or morally
KJV usage: uncleanness.
Pronounce: ak-ath-ar-see'-ah
Origin: from 169
, or
e (Greek #2228)
disjunctive, or; comparative, than
KJV usage: and, but (either), (n-)either, except it be, (n-)or (else), rather, save, than, that, what, yea. Often used in connection with other particles. Compare especially 2235, 2260, 2273.
Pronounce: ay
Origin: a primary particle of distinction between two connected terms
covetousness
pleonexia (Greek #4124)
avarice, i.e. (by implication) fraudulency, extortion
KJV usage: covetous(-ness) practices, greediness.
Pronounce: pleh-on-ex-ee'-ah
Origin: from 4123
, let it
onomazo (Greek #3687)
to name, i.e. assign an appellation; by extension, to utter, mention, profess
KJV usage: call, name.
Pronounce: on-om-ad'-zo
Origin: from 3686
not be once
mede (Greek #3366)
but not, not even; in a continued negation, nor
KJV usage: neither, nor (yet), (no) not (once, so much as).
Pronounce: may-deh'
Origin: from 3361 and 1161
named
onomazo (Greek #3687)
to name, i.e. assign an appellation; by extension, to utter, mention, profess
KJV usage: call, name.
Pronounce: on-om-ad'-zo
Origin: from 3686
i among
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
you
humin (Greek #5213)
to (with or by) you
KJV usage: ye, you, your(-selves).
Pronounce: hoo-min'
Origin: irregular dative case of 5210
, as
kathos (Greek #2531)
just (or inasmuch) as, that
KJV usage: according to, (according, even) as, how, when.
Pronounce: kath-oce'
Origin: from 2596 and 5613
becometh
prepo (Greek #4241)
to tower up (be conspicuous), i.e. (by implication) to be suitable or proper (third person singular present indicative, often used impersonally, it is fit or right)
KJV usage: become, comely.
Pronounce: prep'-o
Origin: apparently a primary verb
saints
hagios (Greek #40)
sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated)
KJV usage: (most) holy (one, thing), saint.
Pronounce: hag'-ee-os
Origin: from ἅγος (an awful thing) (compare 53, 2282)
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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fornication.
Eph. 5:5• 5For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. (Eph. 5:5)
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Eph. 4:19‑20• 19Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
20But ye have not so learned Christ;
(Eph. 4:19‑20)
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Num. 25:1• 1And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. (Num. 25:1)
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Deut. 23:17‑18• 17There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.
18Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the Lord thy God for any vow: for even both these are abomination unto the Lord thy God.
(Deut. 23:17‑18)
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Matt. 15:19• 19For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: (Matt. 15:19)
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Mark 7:21• 21For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, (Mark 7:21)
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Acts 15:20• 20But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood. (Acts 15:20)
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Rom. 1:29• 29Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, (Rom. 1:29)
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Rom. 6:13• 13Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. (Rom. 6:13)
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1 Cor. 5:10‑11• 10Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world.
11But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
(1 Cor. 5:10‑11)
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1 Cor. 6:9,13,18• 9Know 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,
13Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.
18Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
(1 Cor. 6:9,13,18)
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1 Cor. 10:8• 8Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand. (1 Cor. 10:8)
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2 Cor. 12:21• 21And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed. (2 Cor. 12:21)
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Gal. 5:19‑21• 19Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
20Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
21Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
(Gal. 5:19‑21)
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Col. 3:5• 5Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: (Col. 3:5)
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1 Thess. 4:3,7• 3For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:
7For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.
(1 Thess. 4:3,7)
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Heb. 12:16• 16Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright. (Heb. 12:16)
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Heb. 13:4• 4Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge. (Heb. 13:4)
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2 Peter 2:10• 10But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities. (2 Peter 2:10)
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Rev. 2:14,21• 14But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.
21And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.
(Rev. 2:14,21)
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Rev. 9:21• 21Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts. (Rev. 9:21)
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Rev. 21:8• 8But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death. (Rev. 21:8)
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Rev. 22:15• 15For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie. (Rev. 22:15)
covetousness.
Eph. 5:5• 5For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. (Eph. 5:5)
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Ex. 18:21• 21Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens: (Ex. 18:21)
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Ex. 20:17• 17Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbor's. (Ex. 20:17)
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Josh. 7:21• 21When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it. (Josh. 7:21)
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1 Sam. 8:3• 3And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment. (1 Sam. 8:3)
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Psa. 10:3• 3For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the Lord abhorreth. (Psa. 10:3)
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Psa. 119:36• 36Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness. (Psa. 119:36)
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Prov. 28:16• 16The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days. (Prov. 28:16)
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Jer. 6:13• 13For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely. (Jer. 6:13)
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Jer. 8:10• 10Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for every one from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely. (Jer. 8:10)
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Jer. 22:17• 17But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it. (Jer. 22:17)
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Ezek. 33:31• 31And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness. (Ezek. 33:31)
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Mic. 2:2• 2And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage. (Mic. 2:2)
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Mark 7:22• 22Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: (Mark 7:22)
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Luke 12:15• 15And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. (Luke 12:15)
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Luke 16:14• 14And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him. (Luke 16:14)
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Acts 20:33• 33I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel. (Acts 20:33)
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1 Cor. 6:10• 10Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. (1 Cor. 6:10)
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Col. 3:5• 5Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: (Col. 3:5)
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1 Tim. 3:3• 3Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; (1 Tim. 3:3)
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1 Tim. 6:10• 10For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. (1 Tim. 6:10)
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2 Tim. 3:2• 2For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, (2 Tim. 3:2)
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Titus 1:7,11• 7For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
11Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
(Titus 1:7,11)
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Heb. 13:5• 5Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. (Heb. 13:5)
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1 Peter 5:2• 2Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; (1 Peter 5:2)
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2 Peter 2:3,14• 3And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
14Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:
(2 Peter 2:3,14)
named.
as.
 The apostle proceeds to warn the Ephesian saints against the dangers to which free, familiar converse might expose, unless sustained by the Holy Spirit. (Remarks on Ephesians 5:1-7 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lustm, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints;

JND Translation Notes

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As "greedy unsatisfied lust," ch. 4.19. It means the lust of having, but is not confined to gain. see Mark. 7.22.

W. Kelly Translation

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But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be even named among you, even as becometh saints;