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1 Corinthians 7:9

But if they cannot exercise self-control, ethey should marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

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1 Corinthians 7:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

But if they can’t control themselves, they should go ahead and marry. It’s better to marry than to burn with lust.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

but if they cannot exercise self-control, let them marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry. It is better to marry than to burn with sexual desire.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

But if they have not continency, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

But if they have not control over themselves, let them marry; for it is better to marry than to burn.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

However, if you cannot control your desires, you should get married. It is better for you to marry than to burn ⸤with sexual desire⸥. 

1 Corinthians 7:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

But if they do not have self-control, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with desire.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But if they are not practicing self-control, they should marry. For it is better to marry than to be aflame with passion.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with sexual desire.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

But if you can’t control yourselves, you should get married. It is better to get married than to burn with sexual longing.

1 Corinthians 7:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

But if they do not have self-control, let them marry; for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.


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