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Bible Term: Fornication

Fornication is voluntary sexual intercourse between two unmarried people, more often called adultery. Fornication (and adultery) is prohibited in the Bible.

The King James version of the Bible uses the word fornication, whereas most other versions use the word adultery instead.

[Read verses in the Bible about fornication.]

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