26 I think, then, that this is good in view of the [a]present (A)distress, that (B)it is good for a man [b]to remain as he is. 27 Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek to be released. Are you released from a wife? Do not seek a wife. 28 But if you marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. Yet such people as yourselves will have [c]trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 7:26 Or impending
  2. 1 Corinthians 7:26 Lit so to be
  3. 1 Corinthians 7:28 Lit tribulation in the flesh

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