As an example, consider this forthright statement: “Let marriage be honorable among all, and the marriage bed be without defilement, for God will judge fornicators and adulterers.”
w07 10/15 pp. 25-29 - The Watchtower—2007
Katrina, a 16-year-old girl in the United States, was assigned to give an oral report for her speech class on a subject of her choice.
g 4/11 pp. 24-25 - Awake!—2011
As used in
the Bible, “fornication” (Greek, por·nei′a
) applies to illicit sexual relations outside of Scriptural marriage
lv chap. 9 pp. 97-109 - “God’s Love” (lv)
It describes all forms of sexual relations outside of marriage and focuses on the misuse of the sexual organs. ... Thus, fornication includes not only intercourse but also acts such as masturbating another person, as well as engaging in oral sex or anal sex.
yp2 chap. 4 pp. 42-47 - Young People Ask, Volume 2 (yp2)
Fornication (Greek, por·nei′a) applies to illicit sexual relations outside Scriptural marriage. ... It includes adultery, prostitution, and sex relations between unmarried individuals as well as oral and anal sex and the sexual manipulation of the genitals of an individual to whom one is not married.
w06 7/15 pp. 29-31 - The Watchtower—2006