Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Each person should remain in the life situation in which he was called.

New American Standard Bible

Each man must remain in that condition in which he was called.

King James Version

Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called.

International Standard Version

Everyone should stay in the same condition in which he was called.

A Conservative Version

Each man, in the situation in which he was called, in this he should remain.

American Standard Version

Let each man abide in that calling wherein he was called.

Amplified

Everyone should remain after God calls him in the station or condition of life in which the summons found him.

An Understandable Version

Each person should remain in the [same] state he was in when he was called [by God].

Anderson New Testament

Let every one remain in that condition in which he was, when called.

Bible in Basic English

Let every man keep the position in which he has been placed by God.

Common New Testament

Each one should remain in the state in which he was called.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let every man continue in the same state he was in when he turn'd christian.

Darby Translation

Let each abide in that calling in which he has been called.

Godbey New Testament

Let each one abide in the same calling in which he is called.

Goodspeed New Testament

Everyone ought to remain in the station in which he was called.

John Wesley New Testament

Let every one in the calling wherein he is called, therein abide.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let each abide in the same calling in which he was called.

Julia Smith Translation

Each in the calling which he was called, in this let him remain.

King James 2000

Let every man abide in the same calling in which he was called.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Each one in the calling in which he was called--in this he should remain.

Modern King James verseion

Let each one remain in the calling in which he was called.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let every man abide in the same state wherein he was called.

Moffatt New Testament

Everyone must remain in the condition of life where he was called.

Montgomery New Testament

Whatever be the condition of life in which he was called, in that let him continue.

NET Bible

Let each one remain in that situation in life in which he was called.

New Heart English Bible

Let each man stay in that calling in which he was called.

Noyes New Testament

Let every one remain in the same calling in which he was called.

Sawyer New Testament

Let each one remain in the calling in which he was called;

The Emphasized Bible

Each one, in the calling wherein he was called, in the same, let him abide:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let every one abide in the calling in which he is called.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let every one remain in that condition of life in which he was when the Call came to him.

Webster

Let every man continue in the same calling in which he was called.

Weymouth New Testament

Whatever be the condition in life in which a man was, when he was called, in that let him continue.

Williams New Testament

Everybody must remain in the station in which he was called.

World English Bible

Let each man stay in that calling in which he was called.

Worrell New Testament

Let each one abide in that calling in which he was called.

Worsley New Testament

In the calling in which every one was called, let him continue.

Youngs Literal Translation

Each in the calling in which he was called -- in this let him remain;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the same
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

κλῆσις 
Klesis 
Usage: 11

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

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Watsons

Verse Info

Context Readings

Concerning Christian Marriage

19 Circumcision does not matter and uncircumcision does not matter, but keeping God’s commands does. 20 Each person should remain in the life situation in which he was called. 21 Were you called while a slave? It should not be a concern to you. But if you can become free, by all means take the opportunity.



Cross References

Proverbs 27:8

A man wandering from his home
is like a bird wandering from its nest.

Luke 3:10-14

“What then should we do?” the crowds were asking him.

1 Corinthians 7:17

However, each one must live his life in the situation the Lord assigned when God called him. This is what I command in all the churches.

1 Corinthians 7:21-24

Were you called while a slave? It should not be a concern to you. But if you can become free, by all means take the opportunity.

1 Thessalonians 4:11

to seek to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you,

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now we command and exhort such people by the Lord Jesus Christ that quietly working, they may eat their own food.

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