From Old French fornicacion, from Latinfornicatio, from fornix (“brothel”).
Fornication Sentence Examples
Three groups of sins, classified as (I) idolatry, which included apostasy, (2) adultery or fornication, and (3) murder, were held to exclude the guilty person from sharing in the eucharist until death, that is to say, if he had committed the sin after baptism.
It is good for a man not to touch a woman; a man's relations with his own wife are merely a means of fornication, and marriage and concubinage are indistinguishable as against the kingdom of God, in which there is no marrying or giving in marriage.
Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
When He uses the word ' fornication ' He always uses it in a narrow sense.
Many of the pagan shrines featured temple prostitutes, with whom acts of fornication were deemed religious experiences.