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1 Corinthians 7:1-16

NIV 1 Now for the matters you wrote about: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” NIV 1 Now for the matters you wrote about: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” NIV 2 But since sexual immorality is occurring, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman with her own husband. NIV 2 But since sexual immorality is occurring, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman with her own husband. NIV 3 The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. NIV 3 The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. NIV 4 The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife. NIV 4 The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife. NIV 5 Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. NIV 5 Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. NIV 6 I say this as a concession, not as a command. NIV 6 I say this as a concession, not as a command. NIV 7 I wish that all of you were as I am. But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that. NIV 7 I wish that all of you were as I am. But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that. NIV 8 Now to the unmarried and the widows I say: It is good for them to stay unmarried, as I do. NIV 8 Now to the unmarried and the widows I say: It is good for them to stay unmarried, as I do. NIV 9 But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with passion. NIV 9 But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with passion. NIV 10 To the married I give this command (not I, but the Lord): A wife must not separate from her husband. NIV 10 To the married I give this command (not I, but the Lord): A wife must not separate from her husband. NIV 11 But if she does, she must remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband. And a husband must not divorce his wife. NIV 11 But if she does, she must remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband. And a husband must not divorce his wife. NIV 12 To the rest I say this (I, not the Lord): If any brother has a wife who is not a believer and she is willing to live with him, he must not divorce her. NIV 12 To the rest I say this (I, not the Lord): If any brother has a wife who is not a believer and she is willing to live with him, he must not divorce her. NIV 13 And if a woman has a husband who is not a believer and he is willing to live with her, she must not divorce him. NIV 13 And if a woman has a husband who is not a believer and he is willing to live with her, she must not divorce him. NIV 14 For the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified through her believing husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy. NIV 14 For the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified through her believing husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy. NIV 15 But if the unbeliever leaves, let it be so. The brother or the sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace. NIV 15 But if the unbeliever leaves, let it be so. The brother or the sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace. NIV 16 How do you know, wife, whether you will save your husband? Or, how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife? NIV 16 How do you know, wife, whether you will save your husband? Or, how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife?