Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I think then that this is good in view of the present distress, that it is good for a man to remain as he is.

King James Version

I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, I say, that it is good for a man so to be.

Holman Bible

Therefore I consider this to be good because of the present distress: it is fine for a man to stay as he is.

International Standard Version

In view of the present crisis, I think it is prudent for a man to stay as he is.

A Conservative Version

I suppose therefore this to be good because of the present distress, that it is good for a man to be this way:

American Standard Version

I think therefore that this is good by reason of the distress that is upon us, namely, that it is good for a man to be as he is.

Amplified

I think then, because of the impending distress [that is even now setting in], it is well (expedient, profitable, and wholesome) for a person to remain as he or she is.

An Understandable Version

So, because of the impending crisis, I think it is a good thing for a man to remain as he is.

Anderson New Testament

I think, then, that this is good for the present affliction that it is good for a man to be as he is.

Bible in Basic English

In my opinion then, because of the present trouble, it is good for a man to keep as he is.

Common New Testament

I think that in view of the present distress it is good for a person to remain as he is.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I think therefore it is best, considering the present distress, I say, it is best, for a single person to continue so still.

Darby Translation

I think then that this is good, on account of the present necessity, that it is good for a man to remain so as he is.

Godbey New Testament

But I consider this to be good on account of the present distress, that it is good for a man so to be.

Goodspeed New Testament

This, then, is my opinion in view of the present distress??hat it is a good thing for a man to remain just as he is.

John Wesley New Testament

I apprehend therefore, that this is good for the present distress, that it is good for a man to continue as he is.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I hold, therefore, this to be good because of the present distress, that it is good for a man to be thus:

Julia Smith Translation

I think therefore this to be good for the present necessity, that it is good for a man to be thus.

King James 2000

I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, I say, that it is good for a man so to be.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, I consider this to be good because of the impending distress, that [it is] good for a man to be thus.

Modern King James verseion

Then I think this is good, because of the present necessity; that it is good for a man to be so.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I suppose that it is good for the present necessity. For it is good for a man so to be.

Moffatt New Testament

Well, what I think is this: that, considering the imminent distress in these days, it would be an excellent plan for you to remain just as you are.

Montgomery New Testament

I think then, that in view of the time of suffering now imminent, it is best for a man to remain as he is.

NET Bible

Because of the impending crisis I think it best for you to remain as you are.

New Heart English Bible

I think that it is good therefore, because of the distress that is on us, that it is good for a man to be as he is.

Noyes New Testament

I think, then, that it is well, on account of the impending distress, for a man to remain as he is.

Sawyer New Testament

I think then that this is good on account of the present necessity, because it is good for man to be so.

The Emphasized Bible

I consider this, then, to be, good, in the circumstances, by reason of the existing distress, - that it is, good for a man, so, to be:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I think then that this is becoming, considering our present straits, that it is proper for a man to be thus.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I think, then, that, in view of the time of suffering that has now come upon us, what I have already said is best-that a man should remain as he is.

Webster

I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, I say, that it is good for a man so to be.

Weymouth New Testament

I think then that, taking into consideration the distress which is now upon us, it is well for a man to remain as he is.

Williams New Testament

Now this is my opinion in the light of the present distress: That it is a good thing for a man to remain as he is.

World English Bible

I think that it is good therefore, because of the distress that is on us, that it is good for a man to be as he is.

Worrell New Testament

I think, therefore, that this is good on account of the impending distress; namely, that it is good for a man to be thus.

Worsley New Testament

I think then, that it is---better on account of the present distress,---that it is better, I say,

Youngs Literal Translation

I suppose, therefore, this to be good because of the present necessity, that it is good for a man that the matter be thus: --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
νομίζω 
Nomizo 
Usage: 12

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is
ὑπάρχω 
Huparcho 
be, have, live, after, not tr
Usage: 41

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the present
ἐνίστημι 
Enistemi 
Usage: 7

ἀναγκή 
Anagke 
Usage: 15

I say, that
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

it is good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

for a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

Context Readings

Concerning The Unmarried

25 Now concerning virgins I have no command of the Lord, but I give an opinion as one who by the mercy of the Lord is trustworthy. 26 I think then that this is good in view of the present distress, that it is good for a man 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.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:1

Now concerning the things about which you wrote, it is good for a man not to touch a woman.

1 Corinthians 7:8

But I say to the unmarried and to widows that it is good for them if they remain even as I.

Luke 21:23

"Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days; for there will be great distress upon the land and wrath to this people;

Jeremiah 16:2-4

"You shall not take a wife for yourself nor have sons or daughters in this place."

Matthew 24:19

"But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days!

Luke 23:28-29

But Jesus turning to them said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, stop weeping for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.

1 Corinthians 7:28

But if you marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. Yet such will have trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you.

1 Corinthians 7:35-38

This I say for your own benefit; not to put a restraint upon you, but to promote what is appropriate and to secure undistracted devotion to the Lord.

1 Peter 4:17

For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?



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