1 Corinthians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

1 Corinthians 7:24

“Brethren, let euery man wherin he is called, therein abide with God.”

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Other Translations

Brethren, let every man, wherein he is called, therein abide with God.
- King James Version

Brethren, each one is to remain with God in that {condition} in which he was called.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Brethren, let each man, wherein he was called, therein abide with God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My brothers, let every man keep in that condition which is the purpose of God for him.
- Basic English Bible

Let each, wherein he is called, brethren, therein abide with God.
- Darby Bible

Brethren, let every man in the state in which he is called, continue in it with God.
- Webster's Bible

Where each one stood when he was called, there, brethren, let him still stand--close to God.
- Weymouth Bible

Brothers, let each man, in whatever condition he was called, stay in that condition with God.
- World English Bible

Therfor ech man in what thing he is clepid a brothir, dwelle he in this anentis God.
- Wycliffe Bible

each, in that in which he was called, brethren, in this let him remain with God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:24


7:24 Therein abide with God - Doing all things as unto God, and as in his immediate presence. They who thus abide with God preserve an holy indifference with regard to outward things.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:24


1Co 7:24 Let every man, [in the state] in which he is called, etc. Let each one remain in the domestic and social condition in which the call of God found him.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 7

  • G. Ochoa
    Clearer explanation of 1 Corinth 6:9, 10 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Then lists the fornicators sexually immoral , idolater, adulterers, effeminate male prostitutes , abusers of themselves with mankind homosexual offenders , 10. The thieves, covetous the greedy , drunkards, revilers slanderers , extortioners swindlers . . .
  • Adam
    Fornication in verse 2- do you believe fornication is sexual intercourse outside of marriage? Does it include all sexual activity even kissing is considered sexual by some or just intercourse?
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 7:25 now concerning virgins --- I have no commandment of THE LORD --- YET I GIVE MY JUDGEMENT --- as one that hath obtained mercy of THE LORD to be faithful ECCLESISTES 5:2 be not rash with thy mouth and let not thine heart be hasty to utter anything before GOD for GOD is in heaven and thou upon earth --- therefore let thy words be few
  • BSP
    Verse 16~ A husband's or wife's faith can have a powerful impact on their unbelieving mate and may even move that one to have faith.
  • Peace Francis
    1Corinthian 6:9-10 be not deceived neither fornicators, nor idolatry nor adulterers, nor effeminate(homosexual), not abusers of themselves with mankind... Shall inherit the kingdom of God.
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 7:34 there is difference also between a wife and a virgin the unmarried woman careth for the--THINGS OF THE LORD--that she may be holy both in body and in spirit but she that is married careth for the things of the world how she may may please her husband 1TIMOTHY 5:5 now she that is a widow indeed and desolate trusteth in GOD and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day

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