1 Corinthians 7:6-12 ESV

6 Now as a concession, 1not a command, I say this.a

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    • t 7:6 - Or I say this:
      7 2I wish that all were 3as I myself am. But 4each has his own gift from God, 5one of one kind and one of another.

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      8 To the unmarried and the widows I say that 6it is good for them to remain single 7as 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, 8they should marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

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          10 To the married 9I give this charge (not I, but the Lord): 10the wife should not separate from her husband

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              11 (but if she does, 11she should remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and 12the 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.