1 Corinthians 7:27

“Art thou bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Art thou bound vnto a wife? seeke not to bee loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? seeke not a wife.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek to be released. Are you released from a wife? Do not seek a wife.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Art thou bound unto a wife? Seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? Seek not a wife.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you are married to a wife, make no attempt to get free from her: if you are free from a wife, do not take a wife.
- Basic English Bible

Art thou bound to a wife? seek not to be loosed; art thou free from a wife? do not seek a wife.
- Darby Bible

Art thou bound to a wife? seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.
- Webster's Bible

Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek to get free. Are you free from the marriage bond? Do not seek for a wife.
- Weymouth Bible

Are you bound to a wife? Don't seek to be freed. Are you free from a wife? Don't seek a wife.
- World English Bible

Thou art boundun to a wijf, nyle thou seke vnbyndyng; thou art vnboundun fro a wijf, nyle thou seke a wijf.
- Wycliffe Bible

Hast thou been bound to a wife? seek not to be loosed; hast thou been loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:27


1Co 7:27 Art thou bound? . . . Art thou loosed? If married, he is to remain true to the bond; if unmarried, at present it seemed best to remain so.

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