harlots….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

HarlotsWhether of them twain did the will of his father?
They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them,
Verily I say unto you,
That the publicans and the harlots
go into the kingdom of God before you. – Mat 21:31

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “harlots”.

WordWeb meaning for “harlot” 

Noun: harlot  haa(r)-lut
Usage: vulgar

  1. Someone, esp. a woman, who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    prostitute, cyprian [archaic], woman of the street, trull [archaic], wench [archaic]

Derived forms: harlots

Type of: adult female, woman

Encyclopedia: Harlot


Gen 34:31 And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with an harlot?

Gen 38:15 When Judah saw her, he thought her to be an harlot;
because she had covered her face.

Gen 38:21 Then he asked the men of that place, saying,
Where is the harlot, that was openly by the way side?
And they said, There was no harlot in this place.

Gen 38:22 And he returned to Judah,
and said, I cannot find her;
and also the men of the place said,
that there was no harlot in this place.

Gen 38:24 And it came to pass about three months after,
that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath played the harlot;
and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom.
And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt.

Lev 21:14 A widow, or a divorced woman,
or profane,
or an harlot,
these shall he not take:
but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.

Jos 2:1 And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying,
Go view the land, even Jericho.
And they went,
and came into an harlot‘s house, named Rahab,
and lodged there.

Jos 6:17 And the city shall be accursed, even it,
and all that are therein, to the LORD:
only Rahab the harlot shall live,
she and all that are with her in the house,
because she hid the messengers that we sent.

Jos 6:22 But Joshua had said unto the two men that had spied out the country,
Go into the harlot‘s house,
and bring out thence the woman,
and all that she hath, as ye sware unto her.

Jos 6:25 And Joshua saved Rahab the harlot alive,
and her father’s household,
and all that she had;
and she dwelleth in Israel even unto this day;
because she hid the messengers,
which Joshua sent to spy out Jericho.

Jdg 11:1 Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valour,
and he was the son of an harlot:
and Gilead begat Jephthah.

Jdg 16:1 Then went Samson to Gaza,
and saw there an harlot,
and went in unto her.

1Ki 3:16 Then came there two women, that were harlots, unto the king,
and stood before him.

Pro 7:10 And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot,
and subtil of heart.

Pro 29:3 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father:
but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.

Isa 1:21 How is the faithful city become an harlot!
it was full of judgment;
righteousness lodged in it;
but now murderers.

Isa 23:15 And it shall come to pass in that day,
that Tyre shall be forgotten seventy years,
according to the days of one king:
after the end of seventy years shall Tyre sing as an harlot.

Isa 23:16 Take an harp, go about the city,
thou harlot that hast been forgotten;
make sweet melody,
sing many songs,
that thou mayest be remembered.

Jer 2:20 For of old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bands;
and thou saidst, I will not transgress;
when upon every high hill and under every green tree
thou wanderest, playing the harlot.

Jer 3:1 They say, If a man put away his wife,
and she go from him,
and become another man’s,
shall he return unto her again?
shall not that land be greatly polluted?
but thou hast played the harlot with many lovers;
yet return again to me, saith the LORD.

Jer 3:6 The LORD said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king,
Hast thou seen that which backsliding Israel hath done?
she is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree,
and there hath played the harlot.

Jer 3:8 And I saw, when for all the causes whereby
backsliding Israel committed adultery
I had put her away,
and given her a bill of divorce;
yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not,
but went and played the harlot also.

Jer 5:7 How shall I pardon thee for this? thy children have forsaken me,
and sworn by them that are no gods:
when I had fed them to the full,
they then committed adultery,
and assembled themselves by troops in the harlots’ houses.

Eze 16:15 But thou didst trust in thine own beauty,
and playedst the harlot because of thy renown,
and pouredst out thy fornications on every one that passed by; his it was.

Eze 16:16 And of thy garments thou didst take,
and deckedst thy high places with divers colours,
and playedst the harlot thereupon:
the like things shall not come, neither shall it be so.

Eze 16:28 Thou hast played the whore also with the Assyrians,
because thou wast unsatiable;
yea, thou hast played the harlot with them,
and yet couldest not be satisfied.

Eze 16:31 In that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head of every way,
and makest thine high place in every street;
and hast not been as an harlot, in that thou scornest hire;

Eze 16:35 Wherefore, O harlot, hear the word of the LORD:

Eze 16:41 And they shall burn thine houses with fire,
and execute judgments upon thee in the sight of many women:
and I will cause thee to cease from playing the harlot,
and thou also shalt give no hire any more.

Eze 23:5 And Aholah played the harlot when she was mine;
and she doted on her lovers,
on the Assyrians her neighbours,

Eze 23:19 Yet she multiplied her whoredoms,
in calling to remembrance the days of her youth,
wherein she had played the harlot in the land of Egypt.

Eze 23:44 Yet they went in unto her,
as they go in unto a woman that playeth the harlot:
so went they in unto Aholah and unto Aholibah, the lewd women.

Hos 2:5 For their mother hath played the harlot:
she that conceived them hath done shamefully:
for she said, I will go after my lovers,
that give me my bread and my water,
my wool and my flax,
mine oil and my drink.

Hos 3:3 And I said unto her, Thou shalt abide for me many days;
thou shalt not play the harlot,
and thou shalt not be for another man:
so will I also be for thee.

Hos 4:14 I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom,
nor your spouses when they commit adultery:
for themselves are separated with whores,
and they sacrifice with harlots:
therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.

Hos 4:15 Though thou, Israel, play the harlot, yet let not Judah offend;
and come not ye unto Gilgal,
neither go ye up to Bethaven,
nor swear, The LORD liveth.

Joe 3:3 And they have cast lots for my people;
and have given a boy for an harlot,
and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

Amo 7:17 Therefore thus saith the LORD; Thy wife shall be an harlot in the city,
and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword,
and thy land shall be divided by line;
and thou shalt die in a polluted land:
and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land.

Mic 1:7 And all the graven images thereof shall be beaten to pieces,
and all the hires thereof shall be burned with the fire,
and all the idols thereof will I lay desolate:
for she gathered it of the hire of an harlot,
and they shall return to the hire of an harlot.

Nah 3:4 Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured harlot,
the mistress of witchcrafts,
that selleth nations through her whoredoms,
and families through her witchcrafts.

Mat 21:31 Whether of them twain did the will of his father?
They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them,
Verily I say unto you,
That the publicans and the harlots
go into the kingdom of God before you.

Mat 21:32 For John came unto you in the way of righteousness,
and ye believed him not:
but the publicans and the harlots believed him:
and ye, when ye had seen it,
repented not afterward,
that ye might believe him.

Luk 15:30 But as soon as this thy son was come,
which hath devoured thy living with harlots,
thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.

1Co 6:15 Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ?
shall I then take the members of Christ,
and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid.

1Co 6:16 What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body?
for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.

Heb 11:31 By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not,
when she had received the spies with peace.

Jam 2:25 Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works,
when she had received the messengers,
and had sent them out another way?

Rev 17:5 And upon her forehead was a name written,

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Lord God Repented ! ! – Do I Repent?… Should I?…. from the Holy Bible (KJV)

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.”

– Jam-4:10

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I am no preacher, but, am a sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” God gave me the following verses in the context of Lord God Repented from the Book of Life (The Holy Bible-King James Version).

Word Web Meaning for “Repent”

atone, regret, rue

Exo-32:11. And Moses besought the LORD his God, and said, LORD, 
       why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, 
       which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, 
       and with a mighty hand? 
 12. Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, 
       For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, 
       and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, 
       and repent of this evil against thy people.

Exo-32:14 And the LORD repented of the evil
which he thought to do unto his people.

1Sa-15:35 And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death:
nevertheless Samuel mourned for Saul:
and the LORD repented that he had made Saul king over Israel.

2Sa-24:15. So the LORD sent a pestilence upon Israel from the morning 
     even to the time appointed: and there died of the people from Dan 
     even to Beersheba seventy thousand men.

2Sa-24:16 And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it,
the LORD repented him of the evil,
and said to the angel that destroyed the people, It is enough:
stay now thine hand.
And the angel of the LORD was by the threshing place of Araunah the Jebusite.

Jer-26:18. Micah the Morasthite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, 
           and spake to all the people of Judah, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; 
           Zion shall be plowed  like a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, 
           and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest.

Jer-26:19 Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death?
did he not fear the LORD, and besought the LORD,
and the LORD repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them?
Thus might we procure great evil against our souls.

Amo-7:2. And it came to pass,  
         that when they had made an end of eating the grass of the land, 
         then I said, O Lord GOD, forgive, I beseech thee: 
         by whom shall Jacob arise? for he  is small.

Amo-7:3 The LORD repented for this:
It shall not be, saith the LORD.

4. Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and, behold, 
   the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, 
   and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part. 
5. Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: 
   by whom shall Jacob arise? for he  is small.

Amo-7:6 The LORD repented for this:
This also shall not be, saith the Lord GOD.

Jon-3:8. But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth, 
         and cry mightily unto God: yea, let them turn every one from his evil way, 
         and from the violence that  is in their hands. 
      9. Who can tell  if God will turn and repent, 
         and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

Jon-3:10 And God saw their works,
that they turned from their evil way;
and God repented of the evil,
that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did  it not.

Matt 21:28. But what think ye? A  certain man had two sons; 
and he came to the first, and said, 
Son, go work to day in my vineyard.
29. He answered and said, I will not: 
    but afterward he repented, and went. 
30. And he came to the second, and said likewise. 
    And he answered and said, I  go, sir: and went not. 
31. Whether of them twain did the will of  his father? 
    They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto  them, 
    Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and 
    the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
(23. ....chief priests and the elders of the people ....)
32. For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, 
    and ye believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: 
    and ye, when ye had seen  it, repented not afterward, 
    that ye might believe him.

Word Web Meaning for
publican” -barkeep, barkeeper, barman, bartender, mixologist
1. The keeper of a public house
harlot” –  (Usage: vulgar); cyprian, prostitute,  tart, trull, wench, woman of the street,
1. woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money.

Matt 27: 3. Then Judas, which had betrayed him,
when he saw that he was condemned,
and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

Luk 17:3. Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, 
          rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.
       4. And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, 
          and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, 
          I repent; thou shalt forgive him.

And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased;
and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted. “


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