1 Corinthians 7:20
Good News Translation
Each of you should remain as you were when you accepted God's call.

Contemporary English Version
So don't try to change what you were when God chose you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let every man abide in the same calling in which he was called.

New American Bible
Everyone should remain in the state in which he was called.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let every man abide in the same calling in which he was called.

abide.

1 Corinthians 7:17,21-23 But as the Lord hath distributed to every one, as God hath called every one: so let him walk. And so in all churches I teach. . . .

Proverbs 27:8 As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that leaveth his place.

Luke 3:10-14 And the people asked him, saying: What then shall we do? . . .

1 Thessalonians 4:11 And that you use your endeavour to be quiet: and that you do your own business and work with your own hands, as we commanded you: and that you walk honestly towards them that are without: and that you want nothing of any man's.

2 Thessalonians 3:12 Now we charge them that are such and beseech them by the Lord Jesus Christ that, working with silence, they would eat their own bread.

Context
Live Your Calling
19Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing: but the observance of the commandments of God. 20Let every man abide in the same calling in which he was called. 21Wast thou called, being a bondman? Care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 7:21
Wast thou called, being a bondman? Care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.

1 Corinthians 7:24
Brethren, let every man, wherein he was called, therein abide with God.

Additional Translations
Each one should remain in the situation he was in when he was called.

Each in the calling in which he has been called, in this let him abide.

Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called.

Let each man abide in that calling wherein he was called.

Let each abide in that calling in which he has been called.

Let each man abide in that calling wherein he was called.

Let every man continue in the same calling in which he was called.

Whatever be the condition in life in which a man was, when he was called, in that let him continue.

Let each man stay in that calling in which he was called.

Each in the calling in which he was called -- in this let him remain;
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