Add parallel Print Page Options

And these things happened as examples for us, to stop us from wanting evil things as those people did. Do not worship idols, as some of them did. Just as it is written in the Scriptures: “They sat down to eat and drink, and then they got up and sinned sexually.”[a] We must not take part in sexual sins, as some of them did. In one day twenty-three thousand of them died because of their sins.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 10:7 “They . . . sexually.” Quotation from Exodus 32:6.

Now these things occurred as examples(A) to keep us from setting our hearts on evil things as they did. Do not be idolaters,(B) as some of them were; as it is written: “The people sat down to eat and drink and got up to indulge in revelry.”[a](C) We should not commit sexual immorality, as some of them did—and in one day twenty-three thousand of them died.(D)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 10:7 Exodus 32:6

Bible Gateway Sponsors