1 Corinthians 7:10
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English Standard Version
To the married I give this charge (not I, but the Lord): the wife should not separate from her husband

King James Bible
And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband:

American Standard Version
But unto the married I give charge, yea not I, but the Lord, That the wife depart not from her husband

Douay-Rheims Bible
But to them that are married, not I but the Lord commandeth, that the wife depart not from her husband.

English Revised Version
But unto the married I give charge, yea not I, but the Lord, That the wife depart not from her husband

Webster's Bible Translation
And to the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband:

Weymouth New Testament
But to those already married my instructions are--yet not mine, but the Lord's--that a wife is not to leave her husband;

1 Corinthians 7:10 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Not I, but the Lord

Referring to Christ's declarations respecting divorce, Matthew 5:31, Matthew 5:32; Matthew 19:3-12. Not a distinction between an inspired and an uninspired saying. Paul means that his readers had no need to apply to him for instruction in the matter of divorce, since they had the words of Christ himself.

1 Corinthians 7:10 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

yet.

1 Corinthians 7:12,25,40 But to the rest speak I, not the Lord: If any brother has a wife that believes not, and she be pleased to dwell with him...

Let.

1 Corinthians 7:15 But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases...

Jeremiah 3:20 Surely as a wife treacherously departs from her husband, so have you dealt treacherously with me, O house of Israel, said the LORD.

Malachi 2:14-16 Yet you say, Why? Because the LORD has been witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously...

Matthew 5:32 But I say to you, That whoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causes her to commit adultery...

Matthew 19:6-9 Why they are no more two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man put asunder...

Mark 10:11,12 And he said to them, Whoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, commits adultery against her...

Luke 16:18 Whoever puts away his wife, and marries another, commits adultery...

Cross References
Malachi 2:16
"For the man who does not love his wife but divorces her, says the LORD, the God of Israel, covers his garment with violence, says the LORD of hosts. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and do not be faithless."

Matthew 5:32
But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.

Matthew 19:3
And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, "Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?"

Mark 10:2
And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"

Luke 16:18
"Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery.

1 Corinthians 7:6
Now as a concession, not a command, I say this.

1 Corinthians 7:11
(but if she does, she should remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and the husband should not divorce his wife.

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