Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The disciples said to Him, "If the relationship of the man with his wife is like this, it is better not to marry."

King James Version

His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.

Holman Bible

His disciples said to Him, "If the relationship of a man with his wife is like this, it's better not to marry!"

International Standard Version

His disciples asked him, "If that is the relationship of a man with his wife, it's not worth getting married!"

A Conservative Version

His disciples say to him, If the case of the man with his wife is this way, it is not advantageous to marry.

American Standard Version

The disciples say unto him, If the case of the man is so with his wife, it is not expedient to marry.

Amplified

The disciples said to Him, If the case of a man with his wife is like this, it is neither profitable nor advisable to marry.

An Understandable Version

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."

Anderson New Testament

His disciples said to him: If the relation of man and wife be such, it is not good to marry.

Bible in Basic English

The disciples say to him, If this is the position of a man in relation to his wife, it is better not to be married.

Common New Testament

The disciples said to him, "If such is the case of a man with his wife, it is better not to marry."

Daniel Mace New Testament

thereupon his disciples said, if the case between man and wife be such, it is best not to marry.

Darby Translation

His disciples say to him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.

Godbey New Testament

His disciples say to Him, If the cause of a man with his wife is thus, it is better not to marry.

Goodspeed New Testament

The disciples said to him, "If that is a man's relation to his wife, it is better not to marry!"

John Wesley New Testament

His disciples say to him, If the case of a man with his wife be so, it is not expedient to marry.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not expedient to marry.

Julia Smith Translation

His disciples say to him, If the cause of a man is so with the woman, it is not profitable to marry.

King James 2000

His disciples said unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The disciples said to him, "If this is the case of a man with his wife, it would be better not to marry!"

Modern King James verseion

His disciples said to Him, If this is the case of the man with his wife, it is not good to marry.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said his disciples to him, "If the matter be so between man and wife, then is it not good to marry."

Moffatt New Testament

The disciples said to him, "If that is a man's position with his wife, there is no good in marrying."

Montgomery New Testament

"If that is the position of a man in relation to his wife," answered the disciples, "it is better not to marry."

NET Bible

The disciples said to him, "If this is the case of a husband with a wife, it is better not to marry!"

New Heart English Bible

The disciples said to him, "If this is the case of the man with his wife, it is not expedient to marry."

Noyes New Testament

The disciples say to him, If such be the case of a man with his wife, it is not good to marry.

Sawyer New Testament

The disciples said to him, If the case of a man is thus with his wife, it is not expedient to marry.

The Emphasized Bible

The disciples say unto him - If, so, is the cause of the husband with the wife, it is not expedient to marry.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

His disciples said unto him, If the case of a man with his wife be thus, it is not expedient to marry.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"If that," said the disciples, "is the position of a man with regard to his wife, it is better not to marry."

Webster

His disciples say to him, If the case of the man is so with his wife, it is not good to marry.

Weymouth New Testament

"If this is the case with a man in relation to his wife," said the disciples to Him, "it is better not to marry."

Williams New Testament

The disciples said to Him, "If that is a man's relation to his wife, there is no advantage in getting married."

World English Bible

His disciples said to him, "If this is the case of the man with his wife, it is not expedient to marry."

Worrell New Testament

The disciples say to Him, "If the case of the man is so with his wife, it is not expedient to marry."

Worsley New Testament

His disciples say unto Him, if the case of a man with his wife be thus, it is not adviseable to marry:

Youngs Literal Translation

His disciples say to him, 'If the case of the man with the woman is so, it is not good to marry.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
His

Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

the case
αἰτία 
Aitia 
Usage: 20

of the man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

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

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

it is
συμφέρω 
Sumphero 
Usage: 13

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

συμφέρω 
Sumphero 
Usage: 13

References

Easton

Man

Context Readings

On Divorce

9 "And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery." 10 The disciples said to Him, "If the relationship of the man with his wife is like this, it is better not to marry." 11 But He said to them, "Not all men can accept this statement, but only those to whom it has been given.


Cross References

Genesis 2:18

Then the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."

Proverbs 5:15-19

Drink water from your own cistern And fresh water from your own well.

Proverbs 18:22

He who finds a wife finds a good thing And obtains favor from the LORD.

Proverbs 19:13-14

A foolish son is destruction to his father, And the contentions of a wife are a constant dripping.

Proverbs 21:9

It is better to live in a corner of a roof Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.

Proverbs 21:19

It is better to live in a desert land Than with a contentious and vexing woman.

1 Corinthians 7:1-2

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

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 7:26-28

I think then that this is good in view of the present distress, that it is good for a man to remain as he is.

1 Corinthians 7:32-35

But I want you to be free from concern. One who is unmarried is concerned about the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord;

1 Corinthians 7:39-40

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.

1 Timothy 4:3

men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.

1 Timothy 5:11-15

But refuse to put younger widows on the list, for when they feel sensual desires in disregard of Christ, they want to get married,

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