1 Corinthians 7:20

“Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let euery man abide in the same calling wherein he was called.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Each man must remain in that condition in which he was called.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let each man abide in that calling wherein he was called.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let every man keep the position in which he has been placed by God.
- Basic English Bible

Let each abide in that calling in which he has been called.
- Darby Bible

Let every man continue in the same calling in which he was called.
- Webster's Bible

Whatever be the condition in life in which a man was, when he was called, in that let him continue.
- Weymouth Bible

Let each man stay in that calling in which he was called.
- World English Bible

Ech man in what clepyng he is clepid, in that dwelle he.
- Wycliffe Bible

Each in the calling in which he was called -- in this let him remain;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:20


7:20 In the calling - The outward state. Wherein he is - When God calls him. Let him not seek to change this, without a clear direction from Providence.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:20


1Co 7:20 Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called. In that secular condition of life in which he was when called.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 7:20

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