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To the unmarried and the widows I say that it is well for them to remain unmarried as I am.

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32 I want you to be free from anxieties. The unmarried man is anxious about the affairs of the Lord, how to please the Lord;

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34 and his interests are divided. And the unmarried woman and the virgin are anxious about the affairs of the Lord, so that they may be holy in body and spirit; but the married woman is anxious about the affairs of the world, how to please her husband. 35 I say this for your own benefit, not to put any restraint upon you, but to promote good order and unhindered devotion to the Lord.

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26 I think that, in view of the impending[a] crisis, it is well for you to remain as you are. 27 Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek to be free. Are you free from a wife? Do not seek a wife.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 7:26 Or present

I wish that all were as I myself am. But each has a particular gift from God, one having one kind and another a different kind.

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Directions concerning Marriage

Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is well for a man not to touch a woman.”

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