Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But in my opinion she is happier if she remains as she is; and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

King James Version

But she is happier if she so abide, after my judgment: and I think also that I have the Spirit of God.

Holman Bible

But she is happier if she remains as she is, in my opinion. And I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

International Standard Version

However, in my opinion she will be happier if she stays as she is. And in saying this, I think that I, too, have God's Spirit.

A Conservative Version

But she is more blessed if she remains this way according to my opinion. And I also seem to have Spirit of God.

American Standard Version

But she is happier if she abide as she is, after my judgment: and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

Amplified

But in my opinion [a widow] is happier (more blessed and to be envied) if she does not remarry. And also I think I have the Spirit of God.

An Understandable Version

But she will be happier if she remains as she is [i.e., single]. This is my advice and I think that I, too, have God's Holy Spirit.

Anderson New Testament

But she is happier, in my judgment, if she remains as she is; and I think that I have, also, the Spirit of God.

Bible in Basic English

But it will be better for her to keep as she is, in my opinion: and it seems to me that I have the Spirit of God.

Common New Testament

But in my judgment she is happier if she remains as she is; and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but she will be happier, if she remain a widow, in my opinion: and I think the divine spirit suggests the same.

Darby Translation

But she is happier if she so remain, according to my judgment; but I think that I also have God's Spirit.

Godbey New Testament

But she is happier if she may so remain, according to my opinion: but I realize that I truly have the Spirit of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

But she will be happier, in my judgment, if she remains as she is, and I think I have God's spirit as well as other people.

John Wesley New Testament

But she is happier, if she continue as she is, in my judgment; and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But she shall be more blessed if she so abides, after my counsel, and I think also that I have the Spirit of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And she is happier if she so remain, according to my opinion: and I also think to have the Spirit of God.

King James 2000

But she is happier if she so abide, after my judgment: and I think also that I have the Spirit of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But she is happier if she remains thus, according to my opinion--and I think I have the Spirit of God.

Modern King James verseion

But she is happier if she so remains, according to my judgment. And I also think that I have the Spirit of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But she is happier if she so abide, in my judgement. And I think verily that I have the spirit of God.

Moffatt New Testament

However, she is happier if she remains as she is; that is my opinion ??and I suppose I have the Spirit of God as well as other people!

Montgomery New Testament

But she is happier, in my judgment, if she remains as she is; and I think that I, too, have the Spirit of God.

NET Bible

But in my opinion, she will be happier if she remains as she is -- and I think that I too have the Spirit of God!

New Heart English Bible

But she is happier if she stays as she is, in my judgment, and I think that I also have God's Spirit.

Noyes New Testament

But she is happier if she remain as she is, in my opinion; and I too think that I have the Spirit of God.

Sawyer New Testament

But she is happier if she continues thus, in my opinion, and I think also I have the Spirit of God.

The Emphasized Bible

But, happier, is she, if, so, she remain, - in my judgment; for I think, I also, have the Spirit of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But she is more blessed if she abide as she is, in my opinion: and I think I have the spirit of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet she will be happier if she remains as she is-in my opinion, for I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

Webster

But she is happier if she so remain, after my judgment; and I think also that I have the Spirit of God.

Weymouth New Testament

But in my judgement, her state is a more enviable one if she remains as she is; and I also think that I have the Spirit of God.

Williams New Testament

But in my opinion she will be happier, if she remains as she is, and I think too that I have God's Spirit.

World English Bible

But she is happier if she stays as she is, in my judgment, and I think that I also have God's Spirit.

Worrell New Testament

But she is happier, if she abides as she is, according to my judgment; and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

Worsley New Testament

but she is happier, in my opinion, if she continue as she is: and I think I have the Spirit of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and she is happier if she may so remain -- according to my judgment; and I think I also have the Spirit of God.

Interlinear

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

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

μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

she
μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

my
ἐμός 
Emos 
my, mine, mine own, of me, I
Usage: 25

γνώμη 
Gnome 
judgment, mind, purpose 9, advice, will, agree 9
Usage: 9

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

I
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39

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

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

References

Context Readings

Concerning The Unmarried

39 A wife is bound as long as her husband lives; but if her husband is dead, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord. 40 But in my opinion she is happier if she remains as she is; and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:1

Now concerning the things about which you wrote, it is good for a man not to touch a woman.

1 Corinthians 7:6

But this I say by way of concession, not of command.

1 Corinthians 7:8

But I say to the unmarried and to widows that it is good for them if they remain even as I.

1 Corinthians 7:25-26

Now concerning virgins I have no command of the Lord, but I give an opinion as one who by the mercy of the Lord is trustworthy.

1 Corinthians 7:35

This I say for your own benefit; not to put a restraint upon you, but to promote what is appropriate and to secure undistracted devotion to the Lord.

1 Corinthians 9:1-3

Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not my work in the Lord?

1 Corinthians 14:36-37

Was it from you that the word of God first went forth? Or has it come to you only?

2 Corinthians 10:8-10

For even if I boast somewhat further about our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for destroying you, I will not be put to shame,

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become foolish; you yourselves compelled me Actually I should have been commended by you, for in no respect was I inferior to the most eminent apostles, even though I am a nobody.

1 Thessalonians 4:8

So, he who rejects this is not rejecting man but the God who gives His Holy Spirit to you.

2 Peter 3:15-16

and regard the patience of our Lord as salvation; just as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you,

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