Bible Verses on Masturbation

The Bible does not explicitly condemn masturbation but there are some verses which have subtly referenced the act as sinful. A biblical quote which indicate that masturbation is a sin is Matthew 5: 27-30 where Jesus spoke against lustful intentions.

From the verses, it’s deduced that there is a correlation between lustfulness and masturbation. Are you struggling with masturbation? Have you become addicted to the act?

Here’s a collection of scriptural verses on masturbation which will help you a whole lot. Let’s get to it!

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
                                 ~1 Corinthians 6:18 KJV

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
                                ~1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
                                           ~2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
                                               ~James 1:14 KJV

But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
                                   ~1 Corinthians 9:27 KJV

And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.
                                           ~Matthew 5:30 KJV

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
                                              ~1 John 2:16 KJV

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
                                          ~Galatians 5:16 KJV

But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
                                          ~Romans 13:14 KJV

And Onan knew that the seed should not be his; and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother’s wife, that he spilled it on the ground, lest that he should give seed to his brother.
                                            ~Genesis 38:9 KJV

And the thing which he did displeased the Lord : wherefore he slew him also.
                                          ~Genesis 38:10 KJV

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
                                              ~Romans 8:6 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
                                   ~1 Corinthians 6:19 KJV

And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
                                          ~Galatians 5:24 KJV

Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
                                           ~Ephesians 2:3 KJV

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
                                              ~1 John 2:16 KJV

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