The Greek word for “fornication” is “porneia”, which means that harlotry (including adultery and incest); figuratively, idolatry: The NKJ renders “fornication” as “sexual immorality.” The NIV renders it as “marital unfaithfulness/infidelity.” As you can observe Christianity has comprised its meaning that is own of to mean intercourse before wedding. Christianity continues to determine and redefine itself. We continue steadily to concern Christians during these things.
Answered by Marshall Beretta, EPM Volunteer
I had not been certain from your own comments on “porneia” whether you had been arguing for personal help of pre-marital sex. I’ll treat the issue that is general of term. Continue reading “Just what does the bible say about sex before marriage”