1 Corinthians 7:22
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English Standard Version
For he who was called in the Lord as a bondservant is a freedman of the Lord. Likewise he who was free when called is a bondservant of Christ.

King James Bible
For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's servant.

American Standard Version
For he that was called in the Lord being a bondservant, is the Lord's freedman: likewise he that was called being free, is Christ's bondservant.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he that is called in the Lord, being a bondman, is the freeman of the Lord. Likewise he that is called, being free, is the bondman of Christ.

English Revised Version
For he that was called in the Lord, being a bondservant, is the Lord's freedman: likewise he that was called, being free, is Christ's bondservant.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's free-man: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's servant.

Weymouth New Testament
For a Christian, if he was a slave when called, is the Lord's freed man, and in the same way a free man, if called, becomes the slave of Christ.

1 Corinthians 7:22 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Freeman (ἀπελεύθερος)

Rev., correctly, freedman; the preposition ἀπ' from implying previous bondage.

1 Corinthians 7:22 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Luke 1:74,75 That he would grant to us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear...

John 8:32-36 And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free...

Romans 6:18-22 Being then made free from sin, you became the servants of righteousness...

Galatians 5:1,13 Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage...

Ephesians 6:5,6 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart...

Colossians 3:22-24 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men pleasers; but in singleness of heart...

Philemon 1:16 Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more to you, both in the flesh...

1 Peter 2:16 As free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.

freeman. Gr. made free. is Christ's.

1 Corinthians 9:19 For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant to all, that I might gain the more.

Psalm 116:16 O LORD, truly I am your servant; I am your servant, and the son of your handmaid: you have loosed my bonds.

Romans 1:1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God,

Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

Colossians 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, salutes you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers...

1 Peter 2:16 As free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.

2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ...

Jude 1:1 Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ...

Cross References
John 8:32
and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."

John 8:36
So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

Romans 6:22
But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.

1 Corinthians 7:21
Were you a bondservant when called? Do not be concerned about it. (But if you can gain your freedom, avail yourself of the opportunity.)

1 Corinthians 9:21
To those outside the law I became as one outside the law (not being outside the law of God but under the law of Christ) that I might win those outside the law.

Ephesians 6:6
not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,

Colossians 3:24
knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.

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