Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But this I say, brethren, the time has been shortened, so that from now on those who have wives should be as though they had none;

King James Version

But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;

Holman Bible

And I say this, brothers: The time is limited, so from now on those who have wives should be as though they had none,

International Standard Version

This is what I mean, brothers: The time is short. From now on, those who have wives should live as though they had none,

A Conservative Version

But this I say, brothers, the time is shortened. It is the remaining, so that also those who have wives may be as not having,

American Standard Version

But this I say, brethren, the time is shortened, that henceforth both those that have wives may be as though they had none;

Amplified

But I say this, believers: the time has been shortened, so that from now on even those who have wives should be as though they did not;

An Understandable Version

But I say this, brothers; there is not much time left [i.e., before the crisis arrives in full fury. See verse 26]. From now on those men who are married should live as though they were single.

Anderson New Testament

Now, this I say, brethren, the time is fraught with trials. It remains that those who have wives be as though they had them not;

Bible in Basic English

But I say this, my brothers, the time is short; and from now it will be wise for those who have wives to be as if they had them not;

Common New Testament

I mean, brethren, the appointed time has grown very short; so that from now on, those who have wives should live as though they had none,

Daniel Mace New Testament

This I say, brethren, because the time is coming, when they who have wives will be as those that have none;

Darby Translation

But this I say, brethren, the time is straitened. For the rest, that they who have wives, be as not having any:

Godbey New Testament

But I say this, brethren; that the time is at hand, that moreover indeed those having wives may be as those not having;

Goodspeed New Testament

But this I do say, brothers. The appointed time has grown very short. From this time on those who have wives should live as though they had none,

John Wesley New Testament

But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that even they that have wives, be as if they had none: And they that weep, as if they wept not;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But this I say, brothers, the time is short; for the rest, let those that have wives be as though they had none;

Julia Smith Translation

And this I say, brethren, the time is restricted; as to the rest, that they also having wives should be as not having;

King James 2000

But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remains, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I say this, brothers: the time is shortened, that from now on even those who have wives should be as [if they] do not have [wives],

Modern King James verseion

But this I say, brothers, The time is short. It remains that both those who have wives should be as not having one.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This say I, brethren: the time is short. It remaineth that they which have wives, be as though they had none:

Moffatt New Testament

I mean, brothers, ??the interval has been shortened; so let those who have wives live as if they had none,

Montgomery New Testament

Indeed, brothers, the time that remains to us has been shortened; so let those who have wives live as if they had none,

NET Bible

And I say this, brothers and sisters: The time is short. So then those who have wives should be as those who have none,

New Heart English Bible

But I say this, brothers: the time is short, that from now on, both those who have wives may be as though they had none;

Noyes New Testament

But this I say, brethren, the time that remaineth is short; that both they that have wives may be as though they had none;

Sawyer New Testament

But this I say, brothers, the time is short, so that in future those who have wives should be as those not having them,

The Emphasized Bible

But, this, I say - the opportunity is, contracted for what remaineth - in order that, they who have wives, may be, as though they had none,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now this I say, brethren, that the time is short. The conclusion is, that even they who have wives, should be as though they had not;

Twentieth Century New Testament

What I mean, Brothers, is this-The time is short. Meanwhile, let those who have wives live as if they had none,

Webster

But this I say, brethren, The time is short. It remaineth, that both they that have wives, be as though they had none;

Weymouth New Testament

Yet of this I warn you, brethren: the time has been shortened--so that henceforth those who have wives should be as though they had none,

Williams New Testament

I mean this, brothers. The time has been cut short. For the future, men who have wives should live as though they had none,

World English Bible

But I say this, brothers: the time is short, that from now on, both those who have wives may be as though they had none;

Worrell New Testament

But this I say, brethren, the time has been shortened; that henceforth both those who have wives may be as though they had none;

Worsley New Testament

But this I say, brethren, that the time is short: it remains therefore, that even those, who have wives, be as though they had none;

Youngs Literal Translation

And this I say, brethren, the time henceforth is having been shortened -- that both those having wives may be as not having;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

I say
φημί 
Phemi 
Usage: 54

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

the time
συστέλλω 
Sustello 
wind up, short
Usage: 2

is short

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

be as
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

Context Readings

Concerning The Unmarried

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. 29 But this I say, brethren, the time has been shortened, so that from now on those who have wives should be as though they had none; 30 and those who weep, as though they did not weep; and those who rejoice, as though they did not rejoice; and those who buy, as though they did not possess;


Cross References

Romans 13:11-12

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

Job 14:1-2

"Man, who is born of woman, Is short-lived and full of turmoil.

Psalm 39:4-7

"LORD, make me to know my end And what is the extent of my days; Let me know how transient I am.

Psalm 90:5-10

You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.

Psalm 103:15-16

As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few years of his futile life? He will spend them like a shadow. For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.

Ecclesiastes 12:7-8

then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.

Isaiah 24:1-2

Behold, the LORD lays the earth waste, devastates it, distorts its surface and scatters its inhabitants.

Isaiah 40:6-8

A voice says, "Call out." Then he answered, "What shall I call out?" All flesh is grass, and all its loveliness is like the flower of the field.

1 Corinthians 7:31

and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it; for the form of this world is passing away.

Hebrews 13:13-14

So, let us go out to Him outside the camp, bearing His reproach.

James 4:13-16

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit."

1 Peter 1:24

For, "ALL FLESH IS LIKE GRASS, AND ALL ITS GLORY LIKE THE FLOWER OF GRASS. THE GRASS WITHERS, AND THE FLOWER FALLS OFF,

1 Peter 4:7

The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.

2 Peter 3:8-9

But do not let this one fact escape your notice, beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day.

1 John 2:17

The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.



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