New Living Translation
The husband should fulfill his wife's sexual needs, and the wife should fulfill her husband's needs.
King James Bible
Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.
Darby Bible Translation
Let the husband render her due to the wife, and in like manner the wife to the husband.
World English Bible
Let the husband render to his wife the affection owed her, and likewise also the wife to her husband.
Young's Literal Translation
to the wife let the husband the due benevolence render, and in like manner also the wife to the husband;
1 Corinthians 7:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:3 Let not married persons fancy that there is any perfection in living with each other, as if they were unmarried. The debt - This ancient reading seems far more natural than the common one.
"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 …
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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...
"If a man who has married a slave wife takes another wife for himself, he must not neglect the rights of the first wife to food, clothing, and sexual intimacy.
1 Corinthians 7:2
But because there is so much sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband.
1 Corinthians 7:4
The wife gives authority over her body to her husband, and the husband gives authority over his body to his wife.
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