1 Corinthians 7:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1487 [e]εἰ
ei
IfConj
1161 [e]δὲ
de
howeverConj
3756 [e]οὐκ
ouk
notAdv
1467 [e]ἐγκρατεύονται,
enkrateuontai
they have self-control,V-PIM/P-3P
1060 [e]γαμησάτωσαν·
gamēsatōsan
let them marry;V-AMA-3P
2909 [e]κρεῖττον
kreitton
betterAdj-NNS-C
1063 [e]γάρ
gar
forConj
1510 [e]ἐστιν
estin
it isV-PIA-3S
1060 [e]γαμῆσαι*
gamēsai
to marryV-ANA
2228 [e]
ē
thanConj
4448 [e]πυροῦσθαι.
pyrousthai
to burn with passion.V-PNM/P









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 7:9 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
εἰ δὲ οὐκ ἐγκρατεύονται, γαμησάτωσαν· κρεῖττον γάρ ἐστιν γαμεῖν ἢ πυροῦσθαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 7:9 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
εἰ δὲ οὐκ ἐγκρατεύονται, γαμησάτωσαν, κρεῖττον γάρ ἐστιν γαμεῖν ἢ πυροῦσθαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 7:9 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
εἰ δὲ οὐκ ἐγκρατεύονται, γαμησάτωσαν, κρεῖττον γάρ ἐστιν γαμεῖν / γαμῆσαι ἢ πυροῦσθαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 7:9 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Εἰ δὲ οὐκ ἐγκρατεύονται, γαμησάτωσαν· κρεῖσσον γάρ ἐστιν γαμῆσαι ἢ πυροῦσθαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 7:9 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
εἰ δὲ οὐκ ἐγκρατεύονται, γαμησάτωσαν· κρεῖσσον γάρ ἐστι γαμῆσαι ἢ πυροῦσθαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 7:9 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
εἰ δὲ οὐκ ἐγκρατεύονται γαμησάτωσαν· κρεῖττον γάρ ἐστιν γαμεῖν ἢ πυροῦσθαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 7:9 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
εἰ δὲ οὐκ ἐγκρατεύονται γαμησάτωσαν· κρεῖσσον γάρ ἐστι γαμῆσαι ἢ πυροῦσθαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 7:9 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
εἰ δὲ οὐκ ἐγκρατεύονται γαμησάτωσαν κρεῖσσον γάρ ἐστιν γαμῆσαι ἢ πυροῦσθαι

1 Corinthians 7:9 Hebrew Bible
אך אם לא יוכלו להנזר יתחברו בנשואין כי טוב להתחבר בנשואין מהיות בער בתאוה׃

1 Corinthians 7:9 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܢ ܠܐ ܕܝܢ ܡܤܝܒܪܝܢ ܢܙܕܘܓܘܢ ܦܩܚ ܓܝܪ ܠܡܤܒ ܐܢܬܬܐ ܛܒ ܡܢ ܕܠܡܐܩܕ ܒܪܓܬܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But if they do not have self-control, let them marry; for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

King James Bible
But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if they do not have self-control, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with desire.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1 Corinthians 7:2,28,36,39 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, …

1 Timothy 5:11,14 But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton …

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