1 Corinthians 7:8-24 NAS

8 But I say to the unmarried and to widows that it is 1good for them if they remain 2even as I.

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9 But if they do not have self-control, 3let them marry; for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

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10 But to the married I give instructions, 4not I, but the Lord, that the wife should not aleave her husband

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11 (but if she does leave, she must remain unmarried, or else be reconciled to her husband ), and that the husband should not bdivorce his wife.

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    • © 7:11 - Or "leave his wife"
      12 But to the rest 5I say, not the Lord, that if any brother has a wife who is an unbeliever, and she consents to live with him, he must not cdivorce her.

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      13 And a woman who has an unbelieving husband, and he consents to live with her, she must not dsend her husband away.

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        • « 7:13 - Or "leave her husband"
          14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified through eher believing husband; for otherwise your children are unclean, but now they are 6holy.

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            • ¬ 7:14 - Lit "the brother"
              15 Yet if the unbelieving one leaves, let him leave; the brother or the sister is not under bondage in such cases, but God has called fus g7to peace.

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                • ­ 7:15 - One early ms reads "you"
                • ® 7:15 - Lit "in"
                  16 For how do you know, O wife, whether you will 8save your husband? Or how do you know, O husband, whether you will save your wife?

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                  17 Only , 9as the Lord has assigned to each one, as God has called each, in this manner let him walk. And 10so I direct in 11all the churches.

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                  18 Was any man called when he was already circumcised? He is not to become uncircumcised. Has anyone been called in uncircumcision? 12He is not to be circumcised.

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                  19 13Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but what matters is 14the keeping of the commandments of God.

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                  20 15Each man must remain in that hcondition in which he was called.

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                    • ¯ 7:20 - Lit "calling"
                      21 Were you called while a slave? iDo not worry about it; but if you are able also to become free, rather jdo that.

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                        • ° 7:21 - Lit "Let it not be a care to you"
                        • ± 7:21 - Lit "use"
                          22 For he who was called in the Lord while a slave, is 16the Lord's freedman; likewise he who was called while free, is 17Christ's slave.

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                          23 18You were bought with a price; do not become slaves of men.

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                          24 Brethren, 19each one is to remain with God in that condition in which he was called.

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