culture The Best Things Banned in the Bible

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List Rules Vote up your favorite things that the Bible explicitly forbids. And remember Luke 6:37, Matthew 7:1, and John 8:7.

The Bible is a popular book with a lot of words in it. Many of those words are about things good people are not supposed to do, eat, wear, say, etc., if they don't want to spend eternity in Hell. But let's be serious: A lot of the things the Bible forbids are some of the things we want to do the most. Maybe the writers knew that? And maybe that's exactly why they're in there? Like, they wanted to somehow deprive normal human people of basic pleasures as some sort of form of crowd control? Or something? I don't know; I wasn't there.

Vote up your favorite sins that are forbidden and prohibited by the Bible.

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Premarital Sex is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Premarital Sex 1 Corinthians 7:1-5 - "Now for the matters you wrote about: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” 2 But since sexual immorality is occurring, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, ...

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Masturbation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Masturbation 1 Corinthians 6:18 - "Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body."

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Porn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Porn Matthew 5:28 - "But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart."

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Bacon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Bacon Leviticus 11:4 - "There are some that only chew the cud or only have a divided hoof, but you must not eat them. The camel, though it chews the cud, does not have a divided hoof; it is ceremonially unclean for you."

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Mini Skirts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Mini Skirts 1 Timothy 2:9 - "I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety"

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Cheeseburger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Cheeseburgers Exodus 23:19 - "You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk."

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Cussin' is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Cussin' Ephesians 5:4 - "Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving."

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Lobster, Shrimp, Crab, & Crawf... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Lobster, Shrimp, Crab, & Crawfish Leviticus 11:10 - "But all creatures in the seas or streams that do not have fins and scales — whether among all the swarming things or among all the other living creatures in the water — you are to regard as unclean."

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Remarrying After Divorce is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Remarrying After Divorce Matthew 5:32 - "But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery."

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Lesbian Porn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Lesbian Porn Romans 1:26 - "For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature"

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Threesomes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Threesomes Galatians 5:21 - "Envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God."

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Tattoos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Tattoos Leviticus 19:28 - "Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you"

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Obesity is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Pigging Out Proverbs 23:2 - "and put a knife to your throat if you are given to gluttony."

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Women Speaking in Church is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Women Speaking in Church 1 Corinthians 14:34 - "Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience as also saith the law."

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Getting Even is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Getting Even 1 Thessalonians 5:15 - "See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone."

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Gay Stuff is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Gay Stuff Leviticus 18:22 - "Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination."

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Torn Jeans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Torn Jeans Leviticus 10:6 - "do not tear your clothes, or you will die and the Lord will be angry with the whole community."

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Football is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Football Leviticus 11:7-8 - "And the pig, because it parts the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud, is unclean to you. You shall not eat any of their flesh, and you shall not touch their carcasses; they are unclean to ...

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Divorce is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Divorce 1 Corinthians 7:10-11 - "To the married I give this charge (not I, but the Lord): the wife should not separate from her husband (but if she does, she should remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and the husband ...

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Binge Drinking is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Binge Drinking Proverbs 23:20-21 - "Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat, for drunkards and gluttons become poor, and drowsiness clothes them in rags."

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Gold Jewelry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Gold Jewelry 1 Timothy 2:9 - " I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes"

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Gossip is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Gossip Psalm 101:5 - "Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer."

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Maltipoos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Maltipoos Leviticus 19:19 - "You shall keep my statutes. You shall not let your cattle breed with a different kind."

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Seeing Psychics & Fortune Tell... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Seeing Psychics & Fortune Tellers Leviticus 19:31 - "Do not turn to mediums or necromancers; do not seek them out, and so make yourselves unclean by them"

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Poly Blends is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Poly Blends Leviticus 19:19 - "Keep my decree: Do not wear clothing woven of two kinds of material"

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Escargot is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Things Banned in the Bible
Escargot Leviticus 11:28–29 - "These also shall be unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth."