1 Corinthians 7:20-30 KJV

20 Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called .
21 Art thou called being a servant? care not for it : but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.
22 For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's freeman:a likewise also he that is called , being free, is Christ's servant.

References for 1 Corinthians 7:22

    • t 7:22 - freeman: Gr. made free
      23 Ye are bought with a price; be not ye the servants of men.
      24 Brethren, let every man, wherein he is called , therein abide with God.
      25 Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment, as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.
      26 I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress,b I say, that it is good for a man so to be .

      References for 1 Corinthians 7:26

        • u 7:26 - distress: or, necessity
          27 Art thou bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed . Art thou loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.
          28 But and if thou marry , thou hast not sinned ; and if a virgin marry , she hath not sinned . Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you.
          29 But this I say , brethren, the time is short : it remaineth , that both they that have wives be as though they had none;
          30 And they that weep , as though they wept not; and they that rejoice , as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy , as though they possessed not;