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1 Corinthians 7:40 LEB

40 But she is happier if she remains thus, according to my opinion--and I think I have the Spirit of God.

Study tools for 1 Corinthians 7:40

  • a 7:1 - I.e., in a sexual sense
  • b 7:2 - I.e., in the sense of "have sexual relations with"
  • c 7:5 - Literally "at the same"
  • d 7:15 - Some manuscripts have "you" (plural)
  • e 7:18 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("being circumcised") which is understood as temporal
  • f 7:36 - Or "if his passions are strong" (it is not clear in context whether this term refers to the man or to the woman)
  • g 7:38 - Or perhaps "the one who gives in marriage"
  • h 7:39 - Literally "falls asleep"