26 Holy Bible Verses about Adultery

The Holy Bible is clear when it comes to verses about adultery. The most commonly known (and blatant) example is:

You shall not commit adultery.

Adultery is a sin against God and can cause extreme hurt and anguish. If you (or someone you know) is dealing with an adulterous spouse, these words from the Bible can help guide you forward. There are also a collection of prayers to ask The Lord to help you both recover from this.

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Proverbs 6:32

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But a man who commits adultery has no sense; whoever does so destroys himself.

Matthew 19:9

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I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery.”

Galatians 5:19

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Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality,

Matthew 15:19

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For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.

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Corinthians 6:18

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Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body.

John 8:3

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The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst

Corinthians 5:17

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Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Dear God,

Praise be your name. I write to you today in a time of great need, and I ask that you will hear my cry and deliver me from this oppression that has taken hold of me. My husband is an adulterer, and the stress of his actions weighs heavy on my heart. Grant me strength, O Lord, to move forward without being weighed down. I ask that you will open my husband’s eyes to his sin and lead him back into your light. Amen.

If your marriage is being put at risk of divorce because of this other person, you might offer Him a prayer for marriages under attack. It doesn’t matter to God where you both currently are, he can help return the love you once shared together.

James 4:17

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If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them.

John 1:9

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If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Jeremiah 7:9

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Will you steal, murder, commit adultery, swear falsely, make offerings to Baal, and go after other gods that you have not known,

Luke 1:37

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For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Genesis 2:24

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Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Leviticus 18:20

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You shall not have intercourse with your neighbor’s wife, to be defiled with her.

Mark 7:21

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For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Corinthians 7:2

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But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.

Romans 6:23

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For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Hebrews 13:4

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Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.

Mark 10:12

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And if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.”

Corinthians 10:8

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We must not indulge in sexual immorality as some of them did, and twenty-three thousand fell in a single day.

Corinthians 7:11

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but if she does, she should remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and the husband should not divorce his wife.

Colossians 3:5

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Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

Ephesians 5:33

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However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

Ephesians 4:19

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They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity.

Proverbs 22:14

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The mouth of forbidden women is a deep pit; he with whom the Lord is angry will fall into it.

Jeremiah 3:9

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Because she took her whoredom lightly, she polluted the land, committing adultery with stone and tree.

Hosea 4:2

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There is swearing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break all bounds, and bloodshed follows bloodshed.

The Bible is clear on the topic of adultery but the Lord knows that we as humans do sometimes stumble. It is against His word and His teaching but there is always forgiveness in His eyes for those who seek it and repent from their sin.

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