Question: Hi Mr. Hamilton, I agree with you on modesty but was wondering what you would say in the case of societies like some in Africa where women are bare-chested as well as the men. Is this like the case similar to an ankle in the Victorian age or are we right in saying these…

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Question: I just read your answer to the question about whether boys should see one another naked as in locker rooms, etc. In the Bible, when Ham “saw his father’s nakedness,” that does not mean he literally saw his father without clothing on. It literally meant that he had sex with his father’s wife. That…

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Question: Dear Jeff, We use quite a bit of your material in our bulletin with links to your site. For your consideration: I found your article on Modest Apparel.  The context of Job 22:6 does not seem to support your contention that Job was disrobing the naked (as if humiliating the immodest person), but rather being accused…

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Question: In Leviticus 18:6-19, the phrase “uncover the nakedness” is used repeatedly. What is meant by this phrase? Answer: There are three sets of words in the Hebrew that are translated as naked or nakedness. The Hebrew adjective ‘arom refers to being without clothing. It can mean without any clothes or being inadequately clothed (Job 22:6).…

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Fornication (Greek: porneia): Porneia, typically translated as fornication, sexual immorality, or sometimes just immorality is defined as follows: “Porneia, which is relatively rare in classical Greek (Moulton-Milligan), originally stood for “prostitution” … In other, later contexts it denotes “unchasity, illicit sexual relations” of any kind (“fornication” is a somewhat archaic but common translation).” [The Complete Biblical…

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Question: Is it true that Adam and his wife did not know that they were physically naked before sin? I.e. the terms ‘naked’ and ‘clothed’ did not exist unto then. Answer: “And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed” (Genesis 2:25). Adam and Eve were like little children in this…

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Question: A link to your survey was sent to me by a girl in Nepal who has been reading the arguments we’ve made on our anti-porn-addiction web site. This is what I’m wondering: What would the answers to those survey questions have looked like from teens growing up in a “naked people group” culture? I believe their answers would put to shame…

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Question: My wife recently was thinking of changing jobs, going back to working at a tanning salon she once worked at. The owners want her to be the store manager and take on more roles than when she worked there before. She brought something up to me tonight that bothered and upset me. One of…

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Question: There are people who chose to put their bodies on display as art. Is it wrong to appreciate the body in that way? It’s not porn. It doesn’t cause the body to lust. It’s just people standing around naked. Answer: When Adam and Eve sinned by eating of the tree of the knowledge of…

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Question: You have given me insight into my life and that I appreciate it a lot. I would like to tell you more about my life’s story now that you know some things about me. I want to show how great God is — not me or how good I am, but God’s love for…

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