New International Version
Now to the unmarried and the widows I say: It is good for them to stay unmarried, as I do.
King James Bible
I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I.
Darby Bible Translation
But I say to the unmarried and to the widows, It is good for them that they remain even as I.
World English Bible
But I say to the unmarried and to widows, it is good for them if they remain even as I am.
Young's Literal Translation
And I say to the unmarried and to the widows: it is good for them if they may remain even as I am;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The unmarried and widows - It is supposed that the apostle speaks here of men who had been married, in the word αγαμοι, but were now widowers; as he does of women who had been married, in the word χηραι, but were now widows. And when he says ὡς καγω, even as I, he means that he himself was a widower; for several of the ancients rank Paul among the married apostles.
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'Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.'--1 COR. vii. 19. 'For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by love.'--GAL. v. 6. 'For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.'--GAL. vi. 16 (R.V.). The great controversy which embittered so much of Paul's life, and marred so much of his activity, turned upon the question whether a heathen man could come …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
Marriage and Celibacy.
Yet He Added, "But Such Shall have Tribulation of the Flesh...
Far be It, Therefore, that the Apostle So Said...
1 Corinthians 7:1
Now for the matters you wrote about: "It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman."
1 Corinthians 7:7
I wish that all of you were as I am. But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.
1 Corinthians 7:26
Because of the present crisis, I think that it is good for a man to remain as he is.
1 Corinthians 9:5
Don't we have the right to take a believing wife along with us, as do the other apostles and the Lord's brothers and Cephas?
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