1 Corinthians 7:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
But since sexual immorality is occurring, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman with her own husband.

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.

English Standard Version
But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.

Berean Study Bible
But because there is so much sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman her own husband.

New American Standard Bible
But because of sexual immoralities, each man is to have his own wife, and each woman is to have her own husband.

NASB 1995
But because of immoralities, each man is to have his own wife, and each woman is to have her own husband.

NASB 1977
But because of immoralities, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

Amplified Bible
But because of [the temptation to participate in] sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

Christian Standard Bible
But because sexual immorality is so common, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman should have sexual relations with her own husband.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But because sexual immorality is so common, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband.

Contemporary English Version
Well, having your own husband or wife should keep you from doing something immoral.

Good News Translation
But because there is so much immorality, every man should have his own wife, and every woman should have her own husband.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But in order to avoid sexual sins, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband.

International Standard Version
Because sexual immorality is so rampant, every man should have his own wife, and every woman should have her own husband.

NET Bible
But because of immoralities, each man should have relations with his own wife and each woman with her own husband.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

New King James Version
Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

King James 2000 Bible
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

New Heart English Bible
But, because of sexual immoralities, let each man have his own wife, and let 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.

American King James Version
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

American Standard Version
But, because of fornications, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

A Faithful Version
Rather, to avoid sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each 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.

English Revised Version
But, because of fornications, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

Webster's Bible Translation
Nevertheless, to avoid lewdness, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Neuertheles, to auoide fornication, let euery man haue his wife, and let euery woman haue her owne husband.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Neuerthelesse, to auoyde fornication, let euery man haue his owne wyfe, and let euery woman haue her owne husband.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Neuertheles to avoyde whordome, let euery man haue his awne wife, and let euery woman haue hir awne hussbande.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Neverthelesse to avoyde fornicacio let every man have his wyfe: and let every woman have her husbande.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and because of the whoredom let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her proper husband;

Berean Literal Bible
But because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have the 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;

Smith's Literal Translation
And, on account of fornication, let each have his own wife, and let each have her own husband.

Literal Emphasis Translation
But because of fornications, let each man have his own wife, and let each women her own husband.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But for fear of fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But, because of fornication, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But because of fornication, let a man take a wife and a woman take her husband.

Lamsa Bible
Nevertheless, because of the danger of immorality, let every man cling to his own wife, and let every woman cling to her own husband.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
But, to avoid lewd practices, let every man have his own wife, and every woman her own husband.

Godbey New Testament
but on account of fornication, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

Haweis New Testament
But because of the whoredoms, let every man have his own wife, and every wife her own husband.

Mace New Testament
I answer, with regard to the licentious, it is best for a man, to have his wife; and for a woman to have her husband.

Weymouth New Testament
But because there is so much fornication every man should have a wife of his own, and every woman should have a husband.

Worrell New Testament
but, because of fornications, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

Worsley New Testament
Nevertheless to prevent whoredoms, let every one have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.








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