Concupiscience -tf

Colossians 3:1-7 "fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence . . . for which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience. . . ."

1st Thessalonians 4:3-5 "For this is the will of God . . . that every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; not in the lust of concupiscence. . . ."

Mark 7:21-23 "For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications . . . lasciviousness . . . and defile the man."

2nd Corinthians 12:19-21 ". . . I shall bewail many which have . . . not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed."

Galatians 5:19-24 "Now the works of the flesh are . . . Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness . . . of the which . . . that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God."

Ephesians 4:17-24 ". . . walk not as other Gentiles . . . who . . . have given themselves over unto lasciviousness. . . ."

Romans 13:12-14 "Let us walk honestly . . . not in chambering and wantonness. . . ."


1st Peter 4:17 "For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?"

1st Corinthians 11:31-32 "For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged. But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world."

4:18 -- 5:12 "For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within?"

2nd Thessalonians 3:6,14,15 "Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly. . . ."

1st Timothy 5:20 "Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear."

Webster's New Universal Unabridged Dictionary, 2nd Edition

affection "5. the state of the mind toward a thing; disposition toward; inclination."

chambering "wanton behavior; lewdness. [Obs.]"

concupiscence "strong or abnormal desire or appetite; especially, sexual desire; lust."

fornication "1. voluntary sexual intercourse between an unmarried woman and a man, especially an unmarried man: it is generally forbidden by law. Fornication (is) the act of incontinency in single persons; if either party be married, it is adultery --Wharton. 2. in the Bible, (a) any unlawful sexual intercourse. . . ."

inordinate "1. disordered; not regulated. 2. without restraint or moderation; excessive; immoderate. Syn. --excessive, immoderate, undue, intemperate, overmuch."

lasciviousness "1. wantonness; lustfulness. 2. tendency to excite lust."

lust "2. a desire to gratify the senses; bodily appetite. 3. (a) sexual desire; (b) excessive sexual desire, especially as seeking unrestrained gratification."

unclean "1. not clean; foul; dirty; filthy. . . . 3. morally impure; obscene or vile; unchaste."

wanton "2. unrestrained by the rules of chastity; lascivious; libidinous; lustful; lewd."