1 Corinthians 7:3-13 DBY

3 Let the husband render her due to the wife, and in like manner the wife to the husband.
4 The wife has not authority over her own body, but the husband: in like manner also the husband has not authority over his own body, but the wife.
5 Defraud not one another, unless, it may be, by consent for a time, that ye may devote yourselves to prayer, and again be together, that Satan tempt you not because of your incontinency.
6 But this I say, as consenting [to], a not as commanding [it].

References for 1 Corinthians 7:6

    • — 7:6 - Or 'permitting' it. Not 'by permission;' that would imply that he said it by the Lord's permission. He said it in the way of permission, not as command.
      7 Now I wish all men to be even as myself: but every one has his own gift b of God: one man thus, and another thus.

      References for 1 Corinthians 7:7

        • ˜ 7:7 - Charisma: see Note h, Rom. 5.16.
          8 But I say to the unmarried and to the widows, It is good for them that they remain even as I.
          9 But if they have not control over themselves, let them marry; for it is better to marry than to burn.
          10 But to the married I enjoin, not *I*, but the Lord, Let not wife be separated from husband;
          11 (but if also she shall have been separated, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband;) and let not husband leave wife.
          12 But as to the rest, *I* say, not the Lord, If any brother have an unbelieving wife, and *she* consent to dwell with him, let him not leave her.
          13 And a woman who has an unbelieving husband, and he consents to dwell with her, let her not leave [her] husband. c

          References for 1 Corinthians 7:13

            • ™ 7:13 - Lit. 'the husband.'