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1 Corinthians 7:35

Overview - 1 Corinthians 7
He treats of marriage;
shewing it to be a remedy against fornication,
10 and that the bond thereof ought not lightly to be dissolved.
20 Every man must be content with his vocation.
25 Virginity wherefore to be embraced;
35 and for what respects we may either marry, or abstain from marrying.
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1 Corinthians 7:35  (King James Version)
And this I speak for your own profit; not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which is comely, and that ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction.
 


not
This is an allusion to the {Retiarius} among the Romans, who carried a small casting net, {rete,} which he endeavoured to throw over his adversary's head.
1 Corinthians 7:2 1 Corinthians 7:5-9 1 Corinthians 7:28 1 Corinthians 7:36 ; Matthew 19:12

comely
36 ; Ephesians 5:3 ; Philippians 4:8 ; 1 Timothy 1:10 ; Titus 2:3

and that
1 Corinthians 7:33 1 Corinthians 7:34 ; Luke 8:14 ; 10:40-42 21:34
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