1 Corinthians 7:25
Good News Translation
Now, concerning what you wrote about unmarried people: I do not have a command from the Lord, but I give my opinion as one who by the Lord's mercy is worthy of trust.

Contemporary English Version
I don't know of anything the Lord said about people who have never been married. But I will tell you what I think. And you can trust me, because the Lord has treated me with kindness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now, concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord: but I give counsel, as having obtained mercy of the Lord, to be faithful.

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Now, concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord: but I give counsel, as having obtained mercy of the Lord, to be faithful.

concerning.

1 Corinthians 7:28,34,36-38 But if thou take a wife, thou hast not sinned. And if a virgin marry, she hath not sinned: nevertheless, such shall have tribulation of the flesh. But I spare you. . . .

Psalm 78:63 Fire consumed their young men: and their maidens were not lamented.

virgins.

have.

1 Corinthians 7:6,10,12,40 But I speak this by indulgence, not by commandment. . . .

2 Corinthians 8:8-10 I speak not as commanding: but by the carefulness of others, approving also the good disposition of your charity. . . .

2 Corinthians 11:17 That which I speak, I speak not according to God: but as it were in foolishness, in this matter of glorying.

obtained.

1 Corinthians 4:2 Here now it is required among the dispensers that a man be found faithful.

1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God, I am what I am. And his grace in me hath not been void: but I have laboured more abundantly than all they. Yet not I, but the grace of God with me:

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, adulterating the word of God: but with sincerity: but as from God, before God, in Christ we speak.

2 Corinthians 4:1,2 Therefore seeing we have this ministration, according as we have obtained mercy, we faint not. . . .

1 Timothy 1:12-16 I give him thanks who hath strengthened me, even to Christ Jesus our Lord, for that he hath counted me faithful, putting me in the ministry: . . .

Context
The Unmarried and Widowed
24Brethren, let every man, wherein he was called, therein abide with God. 25Now, concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord: but I give counsel, as having obtained mercy of the Lord, to be faithful. 26I think therefore that this is good for the present necessity: that it is good for a man so to be.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 7:6
But I speak this by indulgence, not by commandment.

1 Corinthians 7:40
But more blessed shall she be, if she so remain, according to my counsel. And I think that I also have the spirit of God.

2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore seeing we have this ministration, according as we have obtained mercy, we faint not.

2 Corinthians 8:10
And herein I give my advice: for this is profitable for you who have begun not only to do but also to be willing, a year ago.

2 Corinthians 11:17
That which I speak, I speak not according to God: but as it were in foolishness, in this matter of glorying.

1 Timothy 1:13
Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

1 Timothy 1:16
But for this cause have I obtained mercy: that in me first Christ Jesus might shew forth all patience, for the information of them that shall believe in him unto life everlasting.

Additional Translations
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.

Now concerning virgins, I do not have a commandment of the Lord, but I give judgment as having received mercy from the Lord to be trustworthy.

Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment, as one that has obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.

Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: but I give my judgment, as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be trustworthy.

But concerning virgins, I have no commandment of [the] Lord; but I give my opinion, as having received mercy of [the] Lord to be faithful.

Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: but I give my judgment, as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.

Now concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment as one that hath obtained mercy from the Lord to be faithful.

Concerning unmarried women I have no command to give you from the Lord; but I offer you my opinion, which is that of a man who, through the Lord's mercy, is deserving of your confidence.

Now concerning virgins, I have no commandment from the Lord, but I give my judgment as one who has obtained mercy from the Lord to be trustworthy.

And concerning the virgins, a command of the Lord I have not; and I give judgment as having obtained kindness from the Lord to be faithful:
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