11 Bible Verses about Infidelity | Finding Guidance in Scriptures

Embarking on a journey of healing or seeking wisdom on infidelity? Delve into 11 powerful Bible verses offering solace, insight, and guidance. Let the timeless words of scripture illuminate your path towards understanding and restoration.

Bible Verses about Infidelity

1. Genesis 2:24 

“Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.”

This verse means when a man gets married, he should leave his parents and stay close to his wife. They become one family.

2. Exodus 20:14 

“You shall not commit adultery.”

This means don’t cheat on your husband or wife.

3. Leviticus 20:10  

“If a man commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor, both the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.”

If a man cheats with his neighbor’s wife, they both will be killed.

4. Proverbs 6:32 

“He who commits adultery lacks sense; he who does it destroys himself.”

Doing adultery is foolish; it hurts oneself.

5. Matthew 5:27 

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.'”

Jesus said, “You know people were told, ‘Don’t cheat on your spouse.'” (Matthew 5:27)

6. Matthew 5:28 

“But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”

Jesus says if you desire someone in a wrong way, it’s like you’ve already cheated in your heart.

7. Mark 10:11 

“And he said to them, ‘Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her.'”

Jesus said, “If someone leaves their wife and marries someone else, they do wrong by cheating on their first wife.”

8. Luke 16:18 

“Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery.”

Jesus says if someone gets divorced and then marries someone else, they are committing adultery. And if someone marries a person who has been divorced, they are also committing adultery.

9. Romans 13:9 

“For the commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,’ and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'”

This verse says all the rules about not doing bad things to others are wrapped up in one rule: love your neighbor as you love yourself.

10. Hebrews 13:4  

“Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.”

God wants people to respect marriage and keep it pure. He warns against being sexually immoral or committing adultery because He will judge those actions.

11. James 4:4 

“You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.”

The verse means if you’re too focused on worldly things instead of God, you’re going against God. So, if you want to be close to God, don’t prioritize worldly stuff.

In exploring these 11 Bible verses on infidelity, may we find solace, wisdom, and the strength to navigate through challenges, guided by the teachings of Scripture.