1 Corinthians 7:9 ESV

9 But if they cannot exercise self-control, 1they should marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

References for 1 Corinthians 7:9

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  • a 7:6 - Or I say this:
  • b 7:15 - Some manuscripts us
  • c 7:21 - Greek bondservant; also twice in verse 22 and once in verse 23 (plural)
  • d 7:24 - Or brothers and sisters; also verse 29
  • e 7:25 - The expression Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians' letter; see 7:1
  • f 7:25 - Greek virgins
  • g 7:26 - Or impending
  • h 7:28 - Greek virgin; also verse 34
  • i 7:36 - Greek virgin; also verses 37, 38
  • j 7:36 - Or her