1 Corinthians 7:40
Good News Translation
She will be happier, however, if she stays as she is. That is my opinion, and I think that I too have God's Spirit.

Contemporary English Version
However, I think I am obeying God's Spirit when I say she would be happier to stay single.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But more blessed shall she be, if she so remain, according to my counsel. And I think that I also have the spirit of God.

New American Bible
She is more blessed, though, in my opinion, if she remains as she is, and I think that I too have the Spirit of God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But more blessed shall she be, if she so remain, according to my counsel. And I think that I also have the spirit of God.

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1 Corinthians 7:1,8,26,35 Now concerning the things whereof you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. . . .

I think.

1 Corinthians 7:25 Now, concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord: but I give counsel, as having obtained mercy of the Lord, to be faithful.

1 Corinthians 9:1-3 Am I not I free? Am not I an apostle? Have not I seen Christ Jesus our Lord? Are not you my work in the Lord? . . .

1 Corinthians 14:36,37 Or did the word of God come out from you? Or came it only unto you? . . .

2 Corinthians 10:8-10 For if also I should boast somewhat more of our power, which the Lord hath given us unto edification and not for your destruction, I should not be ashamed. . . .

2 Corinthians 12:11 I am become foolish. You have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended by you. For I have no way come short of them that are above measure apostles, although I be nothing.

1 Thessalonians 4:8 Therefore, he that despiseth these things, despiseth not man, but God, who also hath given his holy Spirit in us.

2 Peter 3:15,16 And account the longsuffering of our Lord, salvation: as also our most dear brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, hath written to you: . . .

Context
The Unmarried and Widowed
39A woman is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth: but if her husband die, she is at liberty. Let her marry to whom she will: only in the Lord. 40But more blessed shall she be, if she so remain, according to my counsel. And I think that I also have the spirit of God.
Cross References
1 Corinthians 7:6
But I speak this by indulgence, not by commandment.

1 Corinthians 7:25
Now, concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord: but I give counsel, as having obtained mercy of the Lord, to be faithful.

2 Corinthians 8:10
And herein I give my advice: for this is profitable for you who have begun not only to do but also to be willing, a year ago.

2 Corinthians 13:3
Do you seek a proof of Christ that speaketh in me, who towards you is not weak, but is mighty in you?

Additional Translations
In my judgment, however, she is happier if she remains as she is. And I think that I too have the Spirit of God.

But she is more blessed if she should remain in the same manner, according to my judgment; and I think myself also to have the Spirit of God.

But she is happier if she so abide, after my judgment: and I think also that I have the Spirit of God.

But she is happier if she abide as she is, after my judgment: and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

But she is happier if she so remain, according to my judgment; but I think that I also have God's Spirit.

But she is happier if she abide as she is, after my judgment: and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

But she is happier if she so remain, after my judgment; and I think also that I have the Spirit of God.

But in my judgement, her state is a more enviable one if she remains as she is; and I also think that I have the Spirit of God.

But she is happier if she stays as she is, in my judgment, and I think that I also have God's Spirit.

and she is happier if she may so remain -- according to my judgment; and I think I also have the Spirit of God.
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