1 Corinthians 7:21
21   1401 [e]
21   doulos
21   δοῦλος
21   Slave [being]
21   N-NMS
2564 [e]
eklēthēs
ἐκλήθης  ,
were you called
V-AIP-2S
3361 [e]

μή
not
Adv
4771 [e]
soi
σοι
to you
PPro-D2S
3199 [e]
meletō
μελέτω  ;
let it be a care
V-PMA-3S
235 [e]
all’
ἀλλ’
but
Conj
1487 [e]
ei
εἰ
if
Conj
2532 [e]
kai
καὶ
also
Conj
1410 [e]
dynasai
δύνασαι
you are able
V-PIM/P-2S
1658 [e]
eleutheros
ἐλεύθερος
free
Adj-NMS
1096 [e]
genesthai
γενέσθαι  ,
to become
V-ANM
3123 [e]
mallon
μᾶλλον
rather
Adv
5530 [e]
chrēsai
χρῆσαι  .
take advantage
V-AMM-2S








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Were you called while a slave? It should not be a concern to you. But if you can become free, by all means take the opportunity.

New American Standard Bible
Were you called while a slave? Do not worry about it; but if you are able also to become free, rather do that.

King James Bible
Art thou called [being] a servant? care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use [it] rather.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
Were you a slave when you were called? Do not let that bother you. Of course, if you have a chance to become free, take advantage of the opportunity.

American Standard Version
Wast thou called being a bondservant? Care not for it: nay, even if thou canst become free, use it rather.

Young's Literal Translation
a servant -- wast thou called? be not anxious; but if also thou art able to become free -- use it rather;
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