Parallel Verses

King James 2000

So then he that gives her in marriage does well; but he that gives her not in marriage does better.

New American Standard Bible

So then both he who gives his own virgin daughter in marriage does well, and he who does not give her in marriage will do better.

King James Version

So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth her not in marriage doeth better.

Holman Bible

So then he who marries his virgin does well, but he who does not marry will do better.

International Standard Version

So then the man who marries the virgin acts appropriately, but the man who refrains from marriage does even better.

A Conservative Version

And therefore he who gives in marriage does well, but he who does not give in marriage does better.

American Standard Version

So then both he that giveth his own virgin daughter in marriage doeth well; and he that giveth her not in marriage shall do better.

Amplified

So then both the father who gives his virgin daughter in marriage does well, and he who does not give her in marriage will do better.

An Understandable Version

So then, the man who marries his virgin [fiancee] is doing the right thing and the man who does not marry her is doing [even] better.

Anderson New Testament

So then, even he that gives her in marriage, does well; but he that gives her not in marriage, does better.

Bible in Basic English

So then, he who gets married to his virgin does well, and he who keeps her unmarried does better.

Common New Testament

So then he who marries his betrothed does well, and he who does not marry her will do better.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so that he who marries, does well; but he who lives single, may have less trouble.

Darby Translation

So that he that marries himself does well; and he that does not marry does better.

Godbey New Testament

So indeed he that marries his own virgin does well; and he that marries her not will do better.

Goodspeed New Testament

So the man who marries her does what is right, and the man who refrains from doing so does even better.

John Wesley New Testament

So then he also that giveth in marriage, doth well; but he that giveth not in marriage, doth better.

Julia Smith Translation

So that he marrying does well; and he not marrying does better.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, the one who marries his own virgin does well, and the one who does not marry [her] will do better.

Modern King James verseion

So then he who gives in marriage does well. But he who does not give in marriage does better.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So then he that joineth his virgin in marriage doth well. But he that joineth not his virgin in marriage doth better.

Moffatt New Testament

Thus both are right alike in marrying and in refraining from marriage, but he who does not marry will be found to have done better.

Montgomery New Testament

So he that gives his daughter in marriage is doing right, and he who keeps her unmarried will be doing right, and he who keeps her unmarried will be doing better.

NET Bible

So then, the one who marries his own virgin does well, but the one who does not, does better.

New Heart English Bible

So then both he who gives his own virgin in marriage does well, and he who does not give her in marriage does better.

Noyes New Testament

So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; and he that doth not give her in marriage doeth better.

Sawyer New Testament

He that gives in marriage therefore does well, and he that gives not in marriage does better.

The Emphasized Bible

So that, he that giveth in marriage his own virginity, doeth, well; and, he that giveth it not, shall do, better.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore though he who giveth in marriage doeth well, yet he who avoids a matrimonial connection, doeth better.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In short, the one who consents to his daughter's marriage is doing right, and yet the other will be doing better.

Webster

So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth her not in marriage doeth better.

Weymouth New Testament

So that he who gives his daughter in marriage does well, and yet he who does not give her in marriage will do better.

Williams New Testament

And so the man who gives his daughter in marriage does what is right, and yet the man who does not do so does even better.

World English Bible

So then both he who gives his own virgin in marriage does well, and he who doesn't give her in marriage does better.

Worrell New Testament

So that both he that gives his own virgin daughter in marriage does well; and he that gives her not in marriage will do better.

Worsley New Testament

So that he, who giveth her in marriage, doth well; but he, that giveth her not in marriage, doth better.

Youngs Literal Translation

so that both he who is giving in marriage doth well, and he who is not giving in marriage doth better.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So
ὥστε 
hoste 
Usage: 72


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

he



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

ἐκγαμίζω 
Ekgamizo 
ἐκγαμίζω 
Ekgamizo 
Usage: 2
Usage: 2

ἐκγαμίζω 
Ekgamizo 
Usage: 2

ποιέω 
Poieo 
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372
Usage: 372

καλῶς 
Kalos 
Usage: 26

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

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

ἐκγαμίζω 
Ekgamizo 
Usage: 2

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Concerning The Unmarried

37 Nevertheless he that stands steadfast in his heart, having no necessity, but has power over his own will, and has so decreed in his heart that he will keep her his virgin, does well. 38 So then he that gives her in marriage does well; but he that gives her not in marriage does better. 39 The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband lives; but if her husband is dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.


Cross References

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be held in honor by all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

1 Corinthians 7:1-2

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.

1 Corinthians 7:26

I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, I say, that it is good for a man so to be.

1 Corinthians 7:32-34

But I would have you without concern. He that is unmarried cares for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:

1 Corinthians 7:37

Nevertheless he that stands steadfast in his heart, having no necessity, but has power over his own will, and has so decreed in his heart that he will keep her his virgin, does well.

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