(A)Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge (B)the sexually immoral and adulterous.

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(A)who forbid marriage and (B)require abstinence from foods (C)that God created (D)to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

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36 If anyone thinks that he is not behaving properly toward his betrothed,[a] if his[b] passions are strong, and it has to be, let him do as he wishes: let them marry—it is no sin. 37 But whoever is firmly established in his heart, being under no necessity but having his desire under control, and has determined this in his heart, to keep her as his betrothed, he will do well. 38 So then he who marries his betrothed (A)does well, and he who refrains from marriage will do even better.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 7:36 Greek virgin; also verses 37, 38
  2. 1 Corinthians 7:36 Or her

57 They said, “Let us call the young woman and ask her.”

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