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1 Corinthians 7:6
But I speak this by permission, and not by commandment.
But this I say by way of concession, not of commandment.
But I am saying this as a concession, not as a command.
But I am saying this more as a matter of permission and concession, not as a command or regulation.
But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.
I’m saying this to give you permission; it’s not a command.
I am giving you this as a suggestion, not as a command.
In my opinion that is what should be done, though I don’t know of anything the Lord said about this matter.
But this I say, as consenting [to], not as commanding [it].
But I am saying this by way of concession, not by way of command.
But I speak this by indulgence, not by commandment.
I say this only to give you permission to be separated for a time. It is not a rule.
Now as a concession, not a command, I say this.
Now as a concession, not a command, I say this.
I say this ·to give you permission to stay away from sexual relations for a time [L as a concession/allowance]. It is not a command to do so.
But I speak this by permission, not by commandment.
What I have just said is not meant as a command but as a suggestion.
I tell you this not as an order, but simply as a permission.
I say the following as a concession, not as a command.
I say this to give you permission. It is not a command.
But I say this as a concession, not as a command.
I give the advice above more as a concession than as a command. I wish that all men were like myself, but I realise that everyone has his own particular gift from God, some one thing and some another. Yet to those who are unmarried or widowed, I say definitely that it is a good thing to remain unattached, as I am. But if they find they have not the gift of self-control in such matters, by all means let them get married. I think it is far better for them to be married than to be tortured by unsatisfied desire.
But I speak this by permission, and not by commandment.
But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.
But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.
But I say this as a concession, not as a command.
I’m not saying you must marry, but you certainly may if you wish.
Certainly—but only within a certain context. It’s good for a man to have a wife, and for a woman to have a husband. Sexual drives are strong, but marriage is strong enough to contain them and provide for a balanced and fulfilling sexual life in a world of sexual disorder. The marriage bed must be a place of mutuality—the husband seeking to satisfy his wife, the wife seeking to satisfy her husband. Marriage is not a place to “stand up for your rights.” Marriage is a decision to serve the other, whether in bed or out. Abstaining from sex is permissible for a period of time if you both agree to it, and if it’s for the purposes of prayer and fasting—but only for such times. Then come back together again. Satan has an ingenious way of tempting us when we least expect it. I’m not, understand, commanding these periods of abstinence—only providing my best counsel if you should choose them.
I speak this as a concession and not as a command.
This · I say by way of concession, not of command.
What I have just said is not meant as a command but as a suggestion.
This I say by way of concession, however, not as a command.
But this I say by way of concession, not of command.
I say this to give you permission to stay away from sexual relations for a time. It is not a command to do so.
I say this as a concession, not as a command.
I say those things to you as my advice, not as a command.
I say this as a concession, not as a command.
I say this as a concession, not as a command.
But I say this as a concession, not as a commandment.
This is what I think. I am not saying you must do it.
I say this as a concession, not as a command.
This I say by way of concession, not of command.
This I say by way of concession, not of command.
This I say by way of concession, not of command.
This I say by way of concession, not of command.
But I say this according to concession (T.N. in view of 5:1-5; 6:12-20), not according to [Rebbe, Melech HaMoshiach’s] mitzvoh.
I say this by way of concession, not of command.
I say this by way of concession, not of command.
But this I say as a concession, not as a command.
I am trying to encourage you and give you some wise counsel, so don’t take this advice as a command.
But this I say by way of concession, not of commandment.
I say you may do this. I do not say that you must do it.
But I say this thing as giving leave, not by commandment.
and this I say by way of concurrence -- not of command,
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