Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Art thou bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.

Thou bound

General references

Bible References

Thou bound

1 Corinthians 7:12
But I, not the Lord, say this to the rest of you [Note: Paul now addresses the matter of mixed marriages, a circumstance Jesus never taught about]: If any brother has a wife who is an unbeliever, and she agrees to continue living with him [Note: In these verses Paul addresses a situation where one marriage partner is converted after they are married], he should not divorce her.

General references

Matthew 19:10
His disciples [then] said to Jesus, "If this is the way it has to be between a man and his wife, it is not worth getting married."
1 Corinthians 7:8
Now to those people who are not married [Note: This probably refers to all unmarried people, and not just to widowers, as some think], or who are widows, I say it is [a] good [idea] for them to remain like me [i.e., single. See verse