3 Do you not know that we shall judge angels? The word used is not agathon, good, but kalon, fair; "an excellent thing." For it is better to marry than to burn with passion. 2Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. Are you loosed from a wife? Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her … But she who is married cares about the things of the world—how she may please her husband. Was anyone called while uncircumcised? 12 But to the rest I, not the Lord, say: If any brother has a wife who does not believe, and she is willing to live with him, let him not divorce her. 10 Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Do not seek to be loosed. 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. Read verse in New King James Version 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. 8 But I say to the unmarried and to the widows: It is good for them if they remain even as I am; 9 but if they cannot exercise self-control, let them marry. 3 Let the husband render to his wife the affection due her, and likewise also the wife to her husband. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 3 Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband. 7:8, 26 It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Principles of Marriage. 1 Corinthians 7 is the seventh chapter of the First Epistle to the Corinthians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.It is authored by Paul the Apostle and Sosthenes in Ephesus.In this chapter, Paul replies to certain questions raised by the Corinthian church in a letter sent to him. 1 Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 1 Corinthians 7 [[[[[1COR 7:1 Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. I Corinthians 7:1 NKJV. 21 Were you called while a slave? I do not say this to condemn; for I have said before that you are in our hearts, to die together and to … It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 15 But if the unbeliever departs, let him depart; a brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases. 36 But if any man thinks he is behaving improperly toward his [d]virgin, if she is past the flower of youth, and thus it must be, let him do what he wishes. 1 Corinthians 7 (King James Version) 1 Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 3:8, 9], Ps. 3 But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you or by a human [a] court. 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. 2 For he who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God, for no one understands him; … 6:6; Col. 3:24; 1 Pet. 36 But if any man thinks he is behaving improperly toward his [d]virgin, if she is past the flower of youth, and thus it must be, let him do what he wishes. 2 And though I have the gift of # Matt. 8 I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be … Let him not be circumcised. But God has called us to peace. 5 And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. 34 There is a difference between a wife and a virgin. Copy Options. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Or how do you know, O husband, whether you will save your wife? 25:42; 1 Cor. 3 Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies … 3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 7 Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me:. 2 Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. 35 And this I say for your own profit, not that I may put a leash on you, but for what is proper, and that you may serve the Lord without distraction. 1 Corinthians 6 New King James Version (NKJV) Do Not Sue the Brethren. 2 Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. 8 But I say to the unmarried and to the widows: (G)It is good for them if they remain even as I am; 9 but (H)if they cannot exercise self-control, let them marry. 1 Corinthians 7 - Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: [It is] good for a man not to touch a woman. For all the saints. Do not be concerned about it; but if you can be made free, rather use it. 7 Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. 18 Was anyone called while circumcised? 2:16, Lev. 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 2 Corinthians 7 - Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. 38 So then he who gives [f]her in marriage does well, but he who does not give her in marriage does better. (1-2) Paul enlarges on the principle of purity. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. 1 Corinthians 7:9 Context. 22 For he who is called in the Lord while a slave is the Lord’s freedman. 1 Corinthians 7:5 The New King James Version 5 cDo not deprive one another except with consent for a time, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again so that dSatan does not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband; otherwise your children would be unclean, but now they are holy. 7 Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. The unmarried woman (AD)cares about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit. 7:22; 1 Cor. 28 But even if you do marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. 3 Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband. 1 Corinthians 7:25; 1 Corinthians 8:1; 1 Corinthians 12:1).It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Answer to a question about sexual relations in marriage. (O)Let him not be circumcised. 28 But even if you do marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. 3 # Eph. 7:31; 1 Pet. Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own hu 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. 12:8–10, 28; 14:1 prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, # Matt. Principles for Marriage 1 Corinthians 7. 1Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Handed down. 1:24; 4:7; [1 John 2:17], The NKJV, American Patriot's Bible, Hardcover: The Word of God and the Shaping of America, NKJV Word Study Bible: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System. 29 But (Z)this I say, brethren, the time is short, so that from now on even those who have wives should be as though they had none, 30 those who weep as though they did not weep, those who rejoice as though they did not rejoice, those who buy as though they did not possess, 31 and those who use this world as not (AA)misusing it. 17 But as God has distributed to each one, as the Lord has called each one, so let him walk. 18 Was anyone called while circumcised? Comfort in Suffering. Sign up for the Verse of the Day. 37 Nevertheless he who stands steadfast in his heart, having no necessity, but has power over his own will, and has so determined in his heart that he will keep his [e]virgin, does well. 20 Let each one remain in the same calling in which he was called. But each one has his own gift from God, one in this manner and another in that. Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband. 7 For I wish that all men were even as I myself. 1 Corinthians 7 Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Read verse in New King James Version 23 You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of men. 1 Corinthians 7 New King James Version (NKJV) Principles of Marriage. Used by permission. He who is unmarried [c]cares for the things of the Lord—how he may please the Lord. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 1 Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: [It is] good for a man not to touch a woman. 39 (AF)A wife is bound by law as long as her husband lives; but if her husband dies, she is at liberty to be married to whom she wishes, (AG)only in the Lord. 2 Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. 1 Corinthians Chapter 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31. 10 Now to the married I command, yet not I but the (I)Lord: (J)A wife is not to depart from her husband. 12 But to the rest I, not the Lord, say: If any brother has a wife who does not believe, and she is willing to live with him, let him not divorce her. 26 I suppose therefore that this is good because of the present distress—that it is good for a man to remain as he is: 27 Are you bound to a wife? Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 22 For he who is called in the Lord while a slave is (R)the Lord’s freedman. 19 Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing, but keeping the commandments of God is what matters. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. Do not seek a wife. 1 Corinthians 12:7 Context. 2 To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:. 6:4) if anyone thinks that he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know. 14:3 Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies. All rights reserved. 7 1 Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. 5:13]; Eph. 13 And a woman who has a husband who does not believe, if he is willing to live with her, let her not divorce him. And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. 7:6, 7, 13 comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. 40 But she is happier if she remains as she is, (AH)according to my judgment—and (AI)I think I also have the Spirit of God. 13 And a woman who has a husband who does not believe, if he is willing to live with her, let her not divorce him. He does not sin; let them marry. 4 The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. 1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. 1 Corinthians 2:7 7 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God 3 ordained before the ages for our glory, Read more Share Copy 1:3; 1 Pet. 1 Corinthians 1:3-7 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. But every man hath his proper gift of God, one after this manner, and another after that. [fn] In fact, I … 39:6; 1 Cor. 7 Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: a It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Verse 1. 6 Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints? 2:27, 29; Gal. 1 Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. [Rom. 25:42; 1 Cor. 1 Corinthians 12:7-11. I thank my God always concerning you for the grace of God which was given to you by Christ Jesus, Read verse in New King James Version 4The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. 35 And this I say for your own profit, not that I may put a leash on you, but for what is proper, and that you may serve the Lord without distraction. 12:8–10, 28; 14:1 prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, # Matt. Let him not become uncircumcised. 1 Corinthians 7:5 5 c Do not deprive one another except with consent for a time, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again so that d Satan does not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 24 Brethren, let each one remain with God in that state in which he was called. 4 Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. Let him not become uncircumcised. 12 But to the rest I, not the Lord, say: If any brother has a wife who does not believe, and she is willing to live with him, let him not divorce her. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 New King James Version (NKJV). Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. 11 But even if she does depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. 4 The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. But she who is married cares about the things of the world—how she may please her husband. 2 Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. 1:18, 19; Rev. 34 There is a difference between a wife and a virgin. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 New King James Version (NKJV). 3 (B)Let the husband render to his wife the affection due her, and likewise also the wife to her husband. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. 1 Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: a It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Love. 1COR 7:2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. 8:4, 7, 10 concerning things offered to idols: We know that we all have # Rom. # Rom. 7 Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. 23 (T)You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of men. And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. Verses 1-11. 25 Now concerning virgins: (V)I have no commandment from the Lord; yet I give judgment as one (W)whom the Lord in His mercy has made (X)trustworthy. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 1 Corinthians 7:2 Context. 6:3; (1 Tim. 1 Corinthians 7 – Principles Regarding Marriage and Singleness A. 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