1 Corinthians 7:3-13 ESV

3 1The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband.

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4 For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. Likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.
5 2Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, 3so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

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6 Now as a concession, 4not a command, I say this.a

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    • t 7:6 - Or I say this:
      7 5I wish that all were 6as I myself am. But 7each has his own gift from God, 8one of one kind and one of another.

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      8 To the unmarried and the widows I say that 9it is good for them to remain single 10as I am.

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        • 212 7:8 - ver. 1, 26
        • 213 7:8 - ver. 7
          9 But if they cannot exercise self-control, 11they should marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

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          10 To the married 12I give this charge (not I, but the Lord): 13the wife should not separate from her husband

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              11 (but if she does, 14she should remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and 15the husband should not divorce his wife.

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                  12 To the rest I say (I, not the Lord) that if any brother has a wife who is an unbeliever, and she consents to live with him, he should not divorce her.
                  13 If any woman has a husband who is an unbeliever, and he consents to live with her, she should not divorce him.