New Living Translation
If you have a wife, do not seek to end the marriage. If you do not have a wife, do not seek to get married.
King James Bible
Art thou bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.
Darby Bible Translation
Art thou bound to a wife? seek not to be loosed; art thou free from a wife? do not seek a wife.
World English Bible
Are you bound to a wife? Don't seek to be freed. Are you free from a wife? Don't seek a wife.
Young's Literal Translation
Hast thou been bound to a wife? seek not to be loosed; hast thou been loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.
1 Corinthians 7:27 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:26-27 This is good for the present distress - While any church is under persecution. For a man to continue as he is - Whether married or unmarried. St. Paul does not here urge the present distress as a reason for celibacy, any more than for marriage; but for a man's not seeking to alter his state, whatever it be, but making the best of it.
"Lo! where yon cottage whitens through the green, The loveliest feature of a matchless scene; Beneath its shading elm, with pious fear, An aged mother draws her children near, While from the Holy Word, with earnest air, She teaches them the privilege of prayer. Look! how their infant eyes with rapture speak; Mark the flushed lily on the dimpled cheek; Their hearts are filled with gratitude and love, Their hopes are centered in a world above!" The Christian home demands a family religion. This makes …
Samuel Philips—The Christian Home
The Apostolic Scriptures.
It Is, Therefore, the Present Necessity that we are to Avoid...
But Lest any Should Think that of Two Works...
1 Corinthians 7:26
Because of the present crisis, I think it is best to remain as you are.
1 Corinthians 7:28
But if you do get married, it is not a sin. And if a young woman gets married, it is not a sin. However, those who get married at this time will have troubles, and I am trying to spare you those problems.
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