1 Corinthians 7:6
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New International Version
I say this as a concession, not as a command.

New Living Translation
I say this as a concession, not as a command.

English Standard Version
Now as a concession, not a command, I say this.

Berean Study Bible
I say this as a concession, not as a command.

Berean Literal Bible
Now I say this by way of concession, not by way of command.

New American Standard Bible
But this I say by way of concession, not of command.

King James Bible
But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I say the following as a concession, not as a command.

International Standard Version
But I say this as a concession, not as a command.

NET Bible
I say this as a concession, not as a command.

New Heart English Bible
But this I say by way of concession, not of commandment.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I say this as to the weak, not by commandment.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
What I have just said is not meant as a command but as a suggestion.

New American Standard 1977
But this I say by way of concession, not of command.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But I speak this by permission, and not by commandment.

King James 2000 Bible
But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.

American King James Version
But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.

American Standard Version
But this I say by way of concession, not of commandment.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But I speak this by indulgence, not by commandment.

Darby Bible Translation
But this I say, as consenting [to], not as commanding [it].

English Revised Version
But this I say by way of permission, not of commandment.

Webster's Bible Translation
But I speak this by permission, and not as a commandment.

Weymouth New Testament
Thus much in the way of concession, not of command.

World English Bible
But this I say by way of concession, not of commandment.

Young's Literal Translation
and this I say by way of concurrence -- not of command,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:1-9 The apostle tells the Corinthians that it was good, in that juncture of time, for Christians to keep themselves single. Yet he says that marriage, and the comforts of that state, are settled by Divine wisdom. Though none may break the law of God, yet that perfect rule leaves men at liberty to serve him in the way most suited to their powers and circumstances, of which others often are very unfit judges. All must determine for themselves, seeking counsel from God how they ought to act.
Study Bible
Principles of Marriage
5Do not deprive one another, except by mutual consent for a limited time, so you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again, so that Satan will not tempt you through your lack of self-control. 6I say this as a concession, not as a command. 7I wish that all men were as I am. But each man has his own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 7:10
To the married I give this command (not I, but the Lord): A wife must not separate from her husband.

1 Corinthians 7:12
To the rest I say this (I, not the Lord): If a brother has an unbelieving wife and she is willing to live with him, he must not divorce her.

1 Corinthians 7:25
Now about virgins, I have no command from the Lord, but I give a judgment as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy.

1 Corinthians 7:40
In my judgment, however, she is happier if she remains as she is. And I think that I too have the Spirit of God.

2 Corinthians 8:8
I am not making a demand, but I am testing the sincerity of your love in comparison to the earnestness of others.
Treasury of Scripture

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2 Corinthians 8:8 I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of …

2 Corinthians 11:17 That which I speak, I speak it not after the Lord, but as it were …

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