1 Corinthians 7:27
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
Are you boundδέδεσαι
(dedesai)
1210: to tie, binda prim. verb
to a wife?γυναικί
(gunaiki)
1135: a womana prim. word
Do not seekζήτει
(zētei)
2212: to seekof uncertain origin
to be released.λύσιν
(lusin)
3080: a loosing (by divorce)from luó
Are you releasedλέλυσαι
(lelusai)
3089: to loose, to release, to dissolvea prim. verb
from a wife?γυναικός
(gunaikos)
1135: a womana prim. word
Do not seekζήτει
(zētei)
2212: to seekof uncertain origin
a wife.γυναῖκα
(gunaika)
1135: a womana prim. word







KJV Lexicon
δεδεσαι  verb - perfect passive indicative - second person singular
deo  deh'-o:  to bind (in various applications, literally or figuratively) -- bind, be in bonds, knit, tie, wind.
γυναικι  noun - dative singular feminine
gune  goo-nay':  a woman; specially, a wife -- wife, woman.
μη  particle - nominative
me  may:  any but (that), forbear, God forbid, lack, lest, neither, never, no (wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without.
ζητει  verb - present active imperative - second person singular
zeteo  dzay-teh'-o:  to seek; specially, (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life)
λυσιν  noun - accusative singular feminine
lusis  loo'-sis:  a loosening, i.e. (specially), divorce -- to be loosed.
λελυσαι  verb - perfect passive indicative - second person singular
luo  loo'-o:  to loosen -- break (up), destroy, dissolve, (un-)loose, melt, put off.
απο  preposition
apo  apo':  off, i.e. away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative)
γυναικος  noun - genitive singular feminine
gune  goo-nay':  a woman; specially, a wife -- wife, woman.
μη  particle - nominative
me  may:  any but (that), forbear, God forbid, lack, lest, neither, never, no (wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without.
ζητει  verb - present active imperative - second person singular
zeteo  dzay-teh'-o:  to seek; specially, (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life)
γυναικα  noun - accusative singular feminine
gune  goo-nay':  a woman; specially, a wife -- wife, woman.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek to be released. Are you released from a wife? Do not seek a wife.

King James Bible
Art thou bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek to be loosed. Are you loosed from a wife? Do not seek a wife.

International Standard Version
Have you become committed to a wife? Stop trying to get released from your commitment. Have you been freed from your commitment to a wife? Stop looking for one.

NET Bible
The one bound to a wife should not seek divorce. The one released from a wife should not seek marriage.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Are you bound with a wife? Do not seek a divorce. Are you divorced from a wife? Do not seek a wife.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Do you have a wife? Don't seek a divorce. Are you divorced from your wife? Don't look for another one.

King James 2000 Bible
Are you bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed. Are you loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.
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