1 Corinthians 7:22

Greek/English Interlinear with Strongís Numbers

King James Version

For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lordís freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christís servant.
New King James Version

For he who is called in the Lord while a slave is the Lordís freedman. Likewise he who is called while free is Christís slave.
New American Standard Bible

For he who was called in the Lord while a slave, is the Lordís freedman; likewise he who was called while free, is Christís slave.
New International Version

For he who was a slave when he was called by the Lord is the Lordís freedmaní similarly, he who was a free man when he was called is Christís slave.
The Amplified Bible

For he who as a slave was summoned [to union with] the Lord is a freedman of the Lord, just so he who was free when he was called is a bondservant of Christ (the Messiah).
Wuestís Expanded Translation

for the slave who was divinely summoned by the Lord is the Lordís freedman. Likewise, he who was divinely summoned when he was a freedman, is Christís slave.
Phillipsí Modern English

But a slave who is called to life in Christ is set free in the eyes of the Lord. Similarly a man who was free when God called him becomes a slave Ė to Christ Himself!
Williamsí Language of the People

For the slave who has been called to union with the Lord is the Lordís freedman; in the same way the freeman who has been called is a slave of Christ.
1 Cor. 7:21 π 1 Cor. 7:23
Scriptures π 1 Corinthians

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That Reference This Scripture

  1. Misusing Wealth; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard Manís fallen nature gives him a virtually unshakable allegiance to social standards that are based, not on a divine perspective nor even on valuing honest work, but on the belief that real achievement consists in imitating and emulating the wealthy leisure class.

  2. The Wiles of the Adversary in the Spiritual Sphere Concerning Revelations, the Voice of the Lord, Guidance, and Liberty.; The Warfare With Satan and the Way of Victory - Jesse Penn-Lewis Let us see that we are now encased safely in the heavenly armour, under the protection of the Blood of the Lamb, as we take the sword of the Spirit, the Word of God, and unveil some of the wiles of the devil which he plans around some aspects of the life in the spiritual sphere.
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