Parallel Verses

King James 2000

You are bought with a price; be not the servants of men.

New American Standard Bible

You were bought with a price; do not become slaves of men.

King James Version

Ye are bought with a price; be not ye the servants of men.

Holman Bible

You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of men.

International Standard Version

You were bought for a price. Stop becoming slaves of people.

A Conservative Version

Ye were bought with a price, become not bondmen of men.

American Standard Version

Ye were bought with a price; become not bondservants of men.

Amplified

You were bought with a price [a precious price paid by Christ]; do not become slaves to men [but to Christ].

An Understandable Version

[Since] you people were bought for a price [i.e., the blood of Christ], do not become slaves to [other] people.

Anderson New Testament

You have been bought with a price; become not the servants of men.

Bible in Basic English

It is the Lord who has made payment for you: be not servants of men.

Common New Testament

You were bought with a price; do not become slaves of men.

Daniel Mace New Testament

have you been redeemed from slavery? then, don't turn slaves.

Darby Translation

Ye have been bought with a price; do not be the bondmen of men.

Godbey New Testament

You have been bought with a price; be not the slaves of men.

Goodspeed New Testament

You have been bought and paid for; you must not let yourselves become slaves to men.

John Wesley New Testament

Ye are bought with a price; do not become the servants of men.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye were bought for a price; be ye not servants of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of men.

Modern King James verseion

You are bought with a price, do not be the slaves of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye are dearly bought; be not men's servants.

Moffatt New Testament

(for you were bought for a price; you must not turn slaves to any man).

Montgomery New Testament

You have been brought with a price; do not become slaves to men.

NET Bible

You were bought with a price. Do not become slaves of men.

New Heart English Bible

You were bought with a price. Do not become bondservants of men.

Noyes New Testament

Ye were bought with a price; become not the slaves of men.

Sawyer New Testament

You are bought with a price; be not servants of men.

The Emphasized Bible

With a price, have ye been bought, - do not become bond-servants of men:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Have you been redeemed with a price? become not the slaves of men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You were bought, and the price was paid. Do not let yourselves become slaves to men.

Webster

Ye are bought with a price; be not ye the servants of men.

Weymouth New Testament

You have all been redeemed at infinite cost: do not become slaves to men.

Williams New Testament

You have been bought and actually paid for; stop becoming slaves to men.

World English Bible

You were bought with a price. Don't become bondservants of men.

Worrell New Testament

Ye were bought with a price; become not slaves of men.

Worsley New Testament

Ye are bought with a price, do not become the slaves of men.

Youngs Literal Translation

with a price ye were bought, become not servants of men;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye are bought
G59
ἀγοράζω 
Agorazo 
Usage: 21

with a price
τιμή 
Time 
Usage: 43

be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ye
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

the servants
δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 7:23

References

Images 1 Corinthians 7:23

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 7:23

Context Readings

Concerning Christian Marriage

22 For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's servant. 23 You are bought with a price; be not the servants of men. 24 Brethren, let every man, however he is called, therein abide with God.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:20

For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.

Leviticus 25:42

For they are my servants, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt: they shall not be sold as slaves.

Matthew 23:8-11

But you be not called Rabbi: for one is your Teacher, even Christ; and all you are brothers.

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.

Galatians 2:4

And because of false brethren brought in unawares, who came in secretly to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage:

Titus 2:14

Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own, zealous of good works.

1 Peter 1:18-19

Since you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain manner of life received by tradition from your fathers;

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit:

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the scroll, and to open the seals thereof: for you were slain, and have redeemed us to God by your blood out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

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