1 Corinthians 7:38
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English Standard Version
So then he who marries his betrothed does well, and he who refrains from marriage will do even better.

King James Bible
So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth her not in marriage doeth better.

American Standard Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore, both he that giveth his virgin in marriage, doth well; and he that giveth her not, doth better.

English Revised Version
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.

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

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

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then.

1 Corinthians 7:28 But and if you marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she has not sinned. Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh...

doeth well.

1 Corinthians 7:2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

Hebrews 13:4 Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

doeth better.

1 Corinthians 7:1,8,26,32-34,37 Now concerning the things whereof you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman...

Cross References
Matthew 5:32
But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.

1 Corinthians 7:37
But whoever is firmly established in his heart, being under no necessity but having his desire under control, and has determined this in his heart, to keep her as his betrothed, he will do well.

1 Corinthians 7:39
A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.

Hebrews 13:4
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.

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