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 Jesus, “If the relationship of a man with his wife is like this, it is better not 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.

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 unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication and shall marry another, commits adultery, and whosoever marries her that is put away 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 unto them, Everyone cannot receive this word, except those unto whom it is given.


Cross References

Genesis 2:18

And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a help meet for him.

Proverbs 5:15-19

Drink waters out of thine own cistern and running waters out of thine own well.

Proverbs 18:22

Whosoever found a wife found a good thing and has attained the favour of the LORD.

Proverbs 19:13-14

A foolish son is a pain unto his father, and the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping.

Proverbs 21:9

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

Proverbs 21:19

It is better to dwell in the wilderness than with a contentious and an angry woman.

1 Corinthians 7:1-2

Now concerning the things of which ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.

1 Corinthians 7:8

I say, therefore, to the unmarried men and widowers, It is good for them if they abide even as I.

1 Corinthians 7:26-28

I hold, therefore, this to be good because of the present distress, that it is good for a man to be thus:

1 Corinthians 7:32-35

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

1 Corinthians 7:39-40

The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband lives; but if her husband dies, she is free and may be married to whom she will, if it is in the Lord.

1 Timothy 4:3

they shall forbid to marry and shall command men to abstain from foods, which God has created to be received with thanksgiving by those who are faithful and have known the truth.

1 Timothy 5:11-15

But the younger widows refuse, for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they desire to marry,

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