1 Corinthians 7:25-28
The Unmarried and the Widowed25Now concerning ▼
▼The expression Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians’ letter; see 7:1the betrothed ▼
▼Greek virginsc I have no command from the Lord, but I give my judgment as d one who by the Lord’s mercy is e trustworthy. 26I think that in view of the present ▼
▼Or impendingdistress g it is good for a person to remain as he is. 27Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek to be free. Are you free from a wife? Do not seek a wife. 28But if you do marry, you have not sinned, and if a betrothed woman ▼
▼Greek virgin; also verse 34marries, she has not sinned. Yet those who marry will have worldly troubles, and I would spare you that.
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