Free AdviceGet Free Advice
Home | Get advice | Give advice | Topics | Columnists | - !START HERE! -
Make Suggestions | Sitemap

Get Advice

Search Questions

Ask A Question

Browse Advice Columnists

Search Advice Columnists

Chat Room

Give Advice

View Questions
Search Questions
Advice Topics


Remember me
Register for free!
Lost Password?

Want to give Advice?

Sign Up Now
(It's FREE!)


Shirts and Stuff
Page Backgrounds
Make Suggestions
Site News
Link To Us
About Us
Terms of Service
Contact Us


a sin?

Question Posted Wednesday May 16 2007, 8:04 pm

Is it a sin to masterbate?
Does the Bible state anything about it?


[ Answer this question ]
Want to answer more questions in the Miscellaneous category?
Maybe give some free advice about: Random Weirdos?

JesusFreak2006 answered Thursday May 17 2007, 12:33 am:
It basically comes down to opinion

The only story in the bible that some scholars believe that refers to masturbation is in Genesis 39:6-9

I will go ahead and give you a brief summary of it but you can always read it if you want: Well the passage tells about Tamar(girl) and Er(boy)and how they were married, Er become wicked and evil so God killed him. Well under jewish law if a wife is becomed windowed, the brother of the husband must marry his brothers wife and perform the regular duties such as support her and of course sex so their tribe could reproduce.
Er's brother was Onan, Onan married his brother's wife. Well if Onan and Tamar concieved the first born son would still be Er's under jewish law, well at their first sexual encounter he was abouut to orgasm in her, and thats when he pulled our and spilled his "seed" on the ground.
God was angry and killed Onan.

Now their are two interpratations: One is that God killed him because he disobeyed jewish law and wouldnt impregnate Tamar. And the Second is that God killed him because he spilled his semen on the ground which wasnt used for reproduction which is technically masturbation...

Now how you interept that, is purely up to you...the bible doesnt come right out and say masturbation is a sin...but nor does it say smoking is wrong...however it does say your body is your temple so keep it it's open to intereptation...

However there has been medical studies that do say that boys and men who masturbate or have sex atleast three times a week are half as likely to go to the doctors as those who don't so what I say to that is why would God make us that way if we weren't supposed to masturbate

[ JesusFreak2006's advice column | Ask JesusFreak2006 A Question

More Questions:

<<< Previous Question: oily face
Next Question >>> messege

Recent popular questions:
Want to give advice?

Click here to start your own advice column!

I can't handle the hate on my career choices
should I join a gay church?
Should I keep fighting for her or try to move on?
Should I quit my job?
add weight
I didn't do so good on my
Valentines Day Outfit
What highschool I should go to
I need advice. Is there a chance we might get back together?
My wrists are hurting.
Just wondering what most people have to say about this
Lunar New Year
is my child father in love or somebody else?
twin brother hates my girlfriend
I am having irregular period
my sex life
im attracted to my boss
Complicated love life
How to not lead a guy on

All content on this page posted by members of is the responsibility those individual members. Other content © 2003-2014 We do not promise accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any advice and are not responsible for content.

Attention: NOTHING on this site may be reproduced in any fashion whatsoever without explicit consent (in writing) of the owner of said material, unless otherwise stated on the page where the content originated. Search engines are free to index and cache our content.
Users who post their account names or personal information in their questions have no expectation of privacy beyond that point for anything they disclose. Questions are otherwise considered anonymous to the general public.

[Valid RSS] eXTReMe Tracker