Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

for
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

References

Context Readings

Concerning The Unmarried

25 About virgins: I have no command from the Lord, but I do give an opinion as one who by the Lord’s mercy is trustworthy. 26 Therefore I consider this to be good because of the present distress: It is fine for a man to remain as he is. 27 Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek to be loosed. Are you loosed from a wife? Do not seek a wife.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:1

Now in response to the matters you wrote about: “It is good for a man not to have relations with a woman.”

1 Corinthians 7:8

I say to the unmarried and to widows: It is good for them if they remain as I am.

Luke 21:23

Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days, for there will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people.

Jeremiah 16:2-4

“You must not marry or have sons or daughters in this place.

Matthew 24:19

Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days!

Luke 23:28-29

But turning to them, Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me, but weep for yourselves and your children.

1 Corinthians 7:28

However, if you do get married, you have not sinned, and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. But such people will have trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you.

1 Corinthians 7:35-38

Now I am saying this for your own benefit, not to put a restraint on you, but because of what is proper and so that you may be devoted to the Lord without distraction.

1 Peter 4:17

For the time has come for judgment to begin with God’s household, and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who disobey the gospel of God?

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