Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But and if thou marry, thou hast not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she hath not sinned. Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you.


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1 Corinthians 7:36
But if any man thinks he is [being tempted to] behave improperly toward his virgin [fiancee], and she is past prime [marriageable] age, and feels the need [to get married] [Note: The Greek says "and so it has to be"], he should do what he wants; they should get married --- that man has not sinned.
Hebrews 13:4
Marriage should be considered honorable among all people and its sexual responsibilities should be faithfully kept. For God will judge [and condemn] those people who are sexually immoral and who are sexually unfaithful to their mates.


1 Corinthians 7:26
So, because of the impending crisis, I think it is a good thing for a man to remain as he is.


1 Corinthians 7:35
Now I am saying this for your own benefit, not in order to put [unreasonable] restrictions on you, but that you may do whatever is proper and devote yourselves to the Lord's service without distraction.
2 Corinthians 1:23
But I appeal to God as my witness [i.e., to verify that I am telling the truth]; it was in order to spare you [i.e., from a disciplinary action] that I decided not to return to Corinth.

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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."