20Let every manabidein the samecallingwhereinhe was called .
Art thou called being a servant?carenot for it : butif thou mayest be madefree,use it rather.22For he that is calledin the Lord, being a servant,is the Lord'sfreeman:alikewisealso he that is called , being free,isChrist'sservant.23
Ye are bought with a price;benotye the servants of men.24Brethren,let every man,whereinhe is called , thereinabidewithGod.25Nowconcerningvirgins I havenocommandment of the Lord:yet I give my judgment,as one that hath obtained mercyof the Lord to befaithful.26
I supposetherefore that thisisgoodfor the presentdistress,b I say, that it is good for a manso to be .
Art thou bound unto a wife?seeknot to be loosed . Art thou loosedfrom a wife?seeknot a wife.28Butandif thou marry , thou hastnotsinned ; andif a virginmarry , she hathnotsinned . Neverthelesssuch shall havetrouble in the flesh:butIspareyou.29Butthis I say , brethren, the time is short : it remaineth , thatboth they that havewivesbe as though they hadnone;30And they that weep , as though they weptnot;and they that rejoice , as though they rejoicednot;and they that buy , as though they possessednot;