What the Bible Says About Adultery

Bible Summary. The Bible has a lot to say about adultery. The Bible says that adultery starts sweet but ends in bitterness. The Bible defines adultery as “…lying with a woman married to an husband…” . The Bible advises us that adultery is one of the works of the flesh as is murder, heresies, and hatred. The Bible says that adultery is a sin against God and that unrepentant adulterers will go to Hell. See below for more commentary and Biblical advice concerning adultery.

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The Bible says that Adultery Starts Sweet But Ends In Bitterness.

The act of adultery is the biggest scam that we and our flesh will play on ourselves. The short-term pleasures of adultery will tempt us into thinking that it will be the greatest thing to do.

See Scripture Commentary: Proverbs 5:4 advises us that adultery has bitter consequences.


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Adultery Defined.

The basic Bible definition of adultery comes from Deuteronomy 22:22. Adultery is “…lying with a woman married to an husband…”. God considers adultery a sin and it is one of the ten commandments.

See Scripture Commentary: Deuteronomy 22:22 defines adultery as evil.



The Bible says that Adultery is a Work of the Flesh.

Most societies do not consider adultery a crime. Things like littering and illegal parking are a crime, but not adultery.

See Scripture Commentary: Galatians 5:19 advises us that adultery is one of the works of the flesh as is murder, heresies.

The Bible Says Adultery Is A Sin That Will Be Punished.

The Bible says that adultery is a sin against God. A Adulterous relationship is wrong because it breaks apart the marriage relationship and our relationship with God.

See Scripture Commentary: Revelation 21:8 advises us that unrepentant adulterers will go to Hell.