1 Corinthians 7:40

Happier (makariwtera). Comparative of makario used in the Beatitudes ( Matthew 5:3 ). After my judgment (kata thn emhn gnwmhn). The same word used in verse 1 Corinthians 7:25 , not a command. I think (dokw). From dokew, not nomizw of verse 1 Corinthians 26 . But he insists that he has "the spirit of God" (pneuma qeou) in the expression of his inspired judgment on this difficult, complicated, tangled problem of marriage. But he has discharged his duty and leaves each one to decide for himself.