Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God?(A) Do not be deceived:(B) Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers(C) nor men who have sex with men[a](D) 10 nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers(E) will inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And that is what some of you were.(F) But you were washed,(G) you were sanctified,(H) you were justified(I) in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 6:9 The words men who have sex with men translate two Greek words that refer to the passive and active participants in homosexual acts.

13 You say, “Food for the stomach and the stomach for food, and God will destroy them both.”(A) The body, however, is not meant for sexual immorality but for the Lord,(B) and the Lord for the body. 14 By his power God raised the Lord from the dead,(C) and he will raise us also.(D) 15 Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself?(E) Shall I then take the members of Christ and unite them with a prostitute? Never! 16 Do you not know that he who unites himself with a prostitute is one with her in body? For it is said, “The two will become one flesh.”[a](F)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 6:16 Gen. 2:24

I wish that all of you were as I am.(A) But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.(B)

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