1 Corinthians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

1 Corinthians 7:33

“But hee that is maried, careth for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife.”

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Other Translations

But he that is married careth for the things that are of the world, how he may please [his] wife.
- King James Version

but one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please his wife,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but he that is married is careful for the things of the world, how he may please his wife,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the married man gives his attention to the things of this world, how he may give pleasure to his wife.
- Basic English Bible

but he that has married cares for the things of the world, how he shall please his wife.
- Darby Bible

But he that is married, is anxious for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife.
- Webster's Bible

but a married man concerns himself with the business of the world--how he shall please his wife.
- Weymouth Bible

but he who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please his wife.
- World English Bible

But he that is with a wijf, is bysy what thingis ben of the world, hou he schal plese the wijf, and he is departid.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the married is anxious for the things of the world, how he shall please the wife.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:33


7:33 But the married careth for the things of the world - And it in his duty so to do, so far as becomes a Christian. How he may please his wife - And provide all things needful for her and his family.


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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