Bible Verses About Purity: 11 Inspirational Verses


Matthew 5:8

ESV“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
KJVBlessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
NASB“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
NIVBlessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
NLTGod blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God.

Psalm 119:9

ESVHow can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.
KJVWherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.
NASBHow can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word.
NIVHow can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.
NLTHow can a young person stay pure? By obeying your word.

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1 Timothy 4:12

ESVLet no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
KJVLet no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
NASBLet no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.
NIVDon’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.
NLTDon’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.

Hebrews 13:4

ESVLet marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
KJVMarriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
NASBMarriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
NIVMarriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.
NLTGive honor to marriage, and remain faithful to one another in marriage. God will surely judge people who are immoral and those who commit adultery.

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1 Corinthians 6:18

ESVFlee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.
KJVFlee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
NASBFlee immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.
NIVFlee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body.
NLTRun from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects the body as this one does. For sexual immorality is a sin against your own body.

Psalm 51:10

ESVCreate in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.
KJVCreate in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.
NASBCreate in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.
NIVCreate in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
NLTCreate in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me.

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1 John 1:9

ESVIf we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
KJVIf we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
NASBIf we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
NIVIf we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
NLTBut if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.

Colossians 3:5

ESVPut to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
KJVMortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
NASBTherefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.
NIVPut to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.
NLTSo put to death the sinful, earthly things lurking within you. Have nothing to do with sexual immorality, impurity, lust, and evil desires. Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world.

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Romans 13:14

ESVBut put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.
KJVBut put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
NASBBut put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.
NIVRather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.
NLTInstead, clothe yourself with the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ. And don’t let yourself think about ways to indulge your evil desires.

Philippians 4:8

ESVFinally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
KJVFinally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
NASBFinally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
NIVFinally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
NLTAnd now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.

Ephesians 5:5

ESVFor you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
KJVFor this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
NASBFor this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
NIVFor of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person—such a person is an idolater—has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
NLTYou can be sure that no immoral, impure, or greedy person will inherit the Kingdom of Christ and of God. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world.

James 4:8

ESVDraw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
KJVDraw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
NASBDraw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
NIVCome near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
NLTCome close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world.

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