1 Corinthians 7:38

“So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth her not in marriage doeth better.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So then he that giueth her in mariage, doeth wel: but he that giueth her not in mariage, doeth better.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So then both he who gives his own virgin {daughter} in marriage does well, and he who does not give her in marriage will do better.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So then both he that giveth his own virgin `daughter' in marriage doeth well; and he that giveth her not in marriage shall do better.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So then, he who gets married to his virgin does well, and he who keeps her unmarried does better.
- Basic English Bible

So that he that marries himself does well; and he that does not marry does better.
- Darby Bible

So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth her not in marriage doeth better.
- Webster's Bible

So that he who gives his daughter in marriage does well, and yet he who does not give her in marriage will do better.
- Weymouth Bible

So then both he who gives his own virgin in marriage does well, and he who doesn't give her in marriage does better.
- World English Bible

Therfore he that ioyneth his virgyn in matrymonye, doith wel; and he that ioyneth not, doith betere.
- Wycliffe Bible

so that both he who is giving in marriage doth well, and he who is not giving in marriage doth better.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:38


7:38 Doeth better - If there be no necessity.


Discussion for 1 Corinthians 7:38

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