Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 I say to you: whoever dismisses (repudiates, divorces) his wife, except for unchastity, and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries a divorced woman commits adultery. 10 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. 11 But He said to them, Not all men can accept this saying, but it is for those to whom [the capacity to receive] it has been given.


Cross References

Genesis 2:18

Now the Lord God said, It is not good (sufficient, satisfactory) that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper (suitable, adapted, complementary) for him.

Proverbs 5:15-19

Drink waters out of your own cistern [of a pure marriage relationship], and fresh running waters out of your own well.

Proverbs 18:22

He who finds a [true] wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.

Proverbs 19:13-14

A self-confident and foolish son is the [multiplied] calamity of his father, and the contentions of a wife are like a continual dripping [of water through a chink in the roof].

Proverbs 21:9

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop [on the flat oriental roof, exposed to all kinds of weather] than in a house shared with a nagging, quarrelsome, and faultfinding woman.

Proverbs 21:19

It is better to dwell in a desert land than with a contentious woman and with vexation.

1 Corinthians 7:1-2

Now as to the matters of which you wrote me. It is well [and by that I mean advantageous, expedient, profitable, and wholesome] for a man not to touch a woman [to cohabit with her] but to remain unmarried.

1 Corinthians 7:8

But to the unmarried people and to the widows, I declare that it is well (good, advantageous, expedient, and wholesome) for them to remain [single] even as I do.

1 Corinthians 7:26-28

I think then, because of the impending distress [that is even now setting in], it is well (expedient, profitable, and wholesome) for a person to remain as he or she is.

1 Corinthians 7:32-35

My desire is to have you free from all anxiety and distressing care. The unmarried man is anxious about the things of the Lord -- "how he may please the Lord;

1 Corinthians 7:39-40

A wife is bound to her husband by law as long as he lives. If the husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she will, only [provided that he too is] in the Lord.

1 Timothy 4:3

Who forbid people to marry and [teach them] to abstain from [certain kinds of] foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and have [an increasingly clear] knowledge of the truth.

1 Timothy 5:11-15

But refuse [to enroll on this list the] younger widows, for when they become restive and their natural desires grow strong, they withdraw themselves against Christ [and] wish to marry [again].

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