1 Thessalonians 4:3-7 NIV

3 It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality;

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4 that each of you should learn to control your own bodya in a way that is holy and honorable,

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    • e 4:4 - Or "learn to live with your own wife" ; or "learn to acquire a wife"
      5 not in passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God;

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      6 and that in this matter no one should wrong or take advantage of a brother or sister.b The Lord will punish all those who commit such sins, as we told you and warned you before.

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        • f 4:6 - The Greek word for "brother or sister" ("adelphos" ) refers here to a believer, whether man or woman, as part of God’s family.
          7 For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.

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