New Living Translation
But because there is so much sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband.
King James Bible
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
Darby Bible Translation
but on account of fornications, let each have his own wife, and each woman have her own husband.
World English Bible
But, because of sexual immoralities, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.
Young's Literal Translation
and because of the whoredom let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her proper husband;
1 Corinthians 7:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:2 Yet, when it is needful, in order to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife. His own - For Christianity allows no polygamy.
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The Apostolic Scriptures.
It Is, Therefore, the Present Necessity that we are to Avoid...
But Lest any Should Think that of Two Works...
But I say that a man who divorces his wife, unless she has been unfaithful, causes her to commit adultery. And anyone who marries a divorced woman also commits adultery.
1 Corinthians 7:1
Now regarding the questions you asked in your letter. Yes, it is good to abstain from sexual relations.
1 Corinthians 7:3
The husband should fulfill his wife's sexual needs, and the wife should fulfill her husband's needs.
1 Thessalonians 4:4
Then each of you will control his own body and live in holiness and honor--
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