22 For he that is called in the [a]Lord, being a servant, is the Lord’s freeman: likewise also he that is called being free, is Christ’s servant.

23 (A)[b]Ye are bought with a price: be not the servants of men.

24 [c]Brethren, let every man, wherein he was called, therein abide with [d]God.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 7:22 He that is in state of a servant, and is called to be a Christian.
  2. 1 Corinthians 7:23 He showeth the reason of the unlikeness, because that he that desireth to be circumcised, maketh himself subject to man’s tradition, and not to God. And this may be much more understood of superstitions, which some do foolishly accompt for things indifferent.
  3. 1 Corinthians 7:24 A repetition of the general doctrine.
  4. 1 Corinthians 7:24 So purely and from the heart, that your doings may be approved before God.