1 Corinthians 7:11-21 NIV

11 But if she does, she must remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband. And a husband must not divorce his wife.

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12 To the rest I say this (I, not the Lord): If any brother has a wife who is not a believer and she is willing to live with him, he must not divorce her.

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13 And if a woman has a husband who is not a believer and he is willing to live with her, she must not divorce him.
14 For the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified through her believing husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy.

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15 But if the unbeliever leaves, let it be so. The brother or the sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace.

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16 How do you know, wife, whether you will save your husband? Or, how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife?

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Concerning Change of Status

17 Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has called them. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.

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18 Was a man already circumcised when he was called? He should not become uncircumcised. Was a man uncircumcised when he was called? He should not be circumcised.

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19 Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing. Keeping God’s commands is what counts.

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20 Each person should remain in the situation they were in when God called them.

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      21 Were you a slave when you were called? Don’t let it trouble you—although if you can gain your freedom, do so.