But if her husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only jin the Lord. Font Size. Does not the Law say the same? All rights reserved. 27 Are you bound to a wife? Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! But aeach has his own gift from God, bone of one kind and one of another. 26 So I do not run aimlessly; I wdo not box as one xbeating the air. 2 And yyou are arrogant! 37 But whoever is firmly established in his heart, being under no necessity but having his desire under control, and has determined this in his heart, to keep her as his betrothed, he will do well. Scripture Formatting. qYou are not your own, Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. 11 And ysuch were some of you. Do not seek a wife. Likewise he who was free when called is ta bondservant of Christ. 2 If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you, for you are nthe seal of my apostleship in the Lord. 1 Corinthians 7:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Corinthians 7:3, NIV: "The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband." 10 Does he not certainly speak for our sake? God has called you2 jto peace. 2 And y you are arrogant! 8 Do I say these things on human authority? 11 And so by your knowledge this weak person is fdestroyed, the brother for whom Christ died. For dthe present form of this world is passing away. 9 But take care dthat this right of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block eto the weak. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 1 Corinthians 7. 24 So, brothers,5 win whatever condition each was called, there let him remain with God. Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 25 Every uathlete exercises self-control in all things. The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband. Proud member 10 For if anyone sees you who have knowledge eating3 in an idol’s temple, will he not be encouraged,4 if his conscience is weak, to eat food offered to idols? For it is better to marry than to burn with passion. 2 But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. 26 I think that in view of the present8 distress ait is good for a person to remain as he is. 5 It is actually reported that there is wsexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, xfor a man has his father’s wife. 5 uI say this to your shame. 20 rfor you were bought with a price. mThis is my rule in nall the churches. 14 In the same way, the Lord commanded that bthose who proclaim the gospel should get their living by the gospel. 1 Corinthians 3. Nevertheless, ywe have not made use of this right, but we endure anything zrather than put an obstacle in the way of the gospel of Christ. Do you not know that ga little leaven leavens the whole lump? 9 Or do you not know that the unrighteous2 will not inherit the kingdom of God? NIV®. 7 Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: t“It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” 40 Yet kin my judgment she is happier if she remains as she is. iOtherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy. That in my preaching gI may present the gospel free of charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel. pI have become all things to all people, that qby all means I might save some. 12 For what have I to do with judging ooutsiders? Proud member 4 oDo we not have the right to eat and drink? But zyou were washed, ayou were sanctified, byou were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God. 17 But he who is joined to the Lord mbecomes one spirit with him. 13 If any woman has a husband who is an unbeliever, and he consents to live with her, she should not divorce him. Was anyone at the time of his call uncircumcised? 25 Now concerning6 the betrothed,7 xI have no command from the Lord, but I give my judgment as yone who by the Lord’s mercy is ztrustworthy. 15 But if the unbelieving partner separates, let it be so. 10 knot at all meaning lthe sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters, msince then you would need to go out of the world. 14 And hGod raised the Lord and iwill also raise us up jby his power. Can it be that there is no one among you wise enough to settle a dispute between the brothers, The husband should fulfill his wife’s sexual needs, and the wife should fulfill her husband’s needs. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body ... Read verse in New International Version 9 I wrote to you in my letter jnot to associate with sexually immoral people— 39 iA wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. 4 When you are assembled bin the name of the Lord Jesus and my spirit is present, with the power of our Lord Jesus, 7 However, not all possess this knowledge. For enecessity is laid upon me. 4 For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 14 For the unbelieving husband is made holy because of his wife, and the unbelieving wife is made holy because of her husband. 7 sWho serves as a soldier at his own expense? But the married woman is anxious about worldly things, how to please her husband. Or, let not married persons fancy that there is any perfection in living with each other as if they were unmarried. 9 But if they cannot exercise self-control, ethey should marry. 17 For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward, but if not of my own will, I am still entrusted with fa stewardship. 16 Or do you not know that he who is joined4 to a prostitute becomes one body with her? 9 For it is written in the Law of Moses, u“You shall not muzzle an ox when it treads out the grain.” Is it for oxen that God is concerned?