It's also a feature of the King James. Virtually all modern translations have something like: “Abstain from every form of evil.” Abstain from every form of evil. Wisdom recognizes the danger in temptation and bids us flee from it. When we get tempted sometimes, if we stay there we might fall into temptation. In several of its passages, this Book of books clearly states those things that constitute the appearance of evil. WYC. abstain from every form of evil. GOD'S WORD® Translation Keep away from every kind of evil. RGT. RSV. Thank you for writing this. American King James Version Abstain from all appearance of evil. This is why we must learn to flee from every appearance of sin. 18 Flee fornication. RSVCE. American Standard Version abstain from every form of evil. The Apostle does not advise the Thessalonians to avoid what looks like evil; the command thus understood encourages the studying of appearances, and tends to the “doing of our works to be seen of men” which our Lord condemns (Matthew 23:5). Avoid every appearance of evil. (NLT) Abstain from every form of evil. The bad news is you may have been following a moral dictum that is not supported by either its own biblical context or broader biblical ethics. Abstain from any appearance of evil. First, the KJV translation is hardly the best translation. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.” (1 Corinthians 6:18) Flee from every evil matter. What the KJV translates as “appearance” (eidous) literally means “form,” (which is more grammatically correct and agrees with the context). Hence, the genesis of the widely-used ethical dictum, “Avoid every appearance of evil.” I have good news and bad news for you about this understanding of 1 Thessalonians 5:22. Bible Verse for Today “Flee from sexual immorality. This text reads in the King James Version, “Avoid every appearance of evil.” It is the sin sniffer’s catch-all verse. 2 … My brothers, ask God to help us. King James 2000 Bible Abstain from all appearance of evil. Conduct, Proper Variety Of Form Appearance Of Evil Being a Model Sanctification, Means And Results Sin, Avoidance Of Pornography Avoiding Sin Temptation, Resisting abstain from every form of evil. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. In several of its passages, this Book of books clearly states those things that constitute the appearance of evil. abstain from every form of evil. Verse 22. While we are to flee from even the appearance of evil, it is much more important to feel from evil itself! Wow! TLV. When evil appears, flee from it. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. Jubilee Bible 2000 Separate yourselves from all appearance of evil. I’ve heard that verse used in the “Billy Graham” sense for all of my life. WEB. Abstain from all appearance of evil — from every form of evil (R. V.). I’ve read the entire book myself and never realized it … Put away every form of evil. 18 Flee fornication. 1 Corinthians 6:18: Flee fornication. April 14, 2017 at 4:10 pm. keep away from every kind of evil. ... Keep Running: The bible tells us to flee from sexual sins, flee means to run away from every appearance of evil… Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. Let’s briefly examine it. WE. 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