Parallel Verses

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.

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 remain 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 that because of the impending distress [that is, the pressure of the current trouble], it is good for a man to remain as he 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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment, as one that has obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful. 26 I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, I say, that it is good for a man so to be. 27 Are you bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed. Are you loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:1

Now concerning the things of which you wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.

1 Corinthians 7:8

I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I.

Luke 21:23

But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that nurse children, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people.

Jeremiah 16:2-4

You shall not take you a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters in this place.

Matthew 24:19

And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that nurse a child in those days!

Luke 23:28-29

But Jesus turning unto them said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not 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 marry, she has not sinned. Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you.

1 Corinthians 7:35-38

And this I speak for your own profit; not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which is proper, and that you may attend upon the Lord without distraction.

1 Peter 4:17

For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begins with us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?

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