1 Corinthians 7:21
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Were you a slave when you were called? Don't let it trouble you--although if you can gain your freedom, do so.


New American Standard Bible
Were you called while a slave? Do not worry about it; but if you are able also to become free, rather do that.


King James Bible
Art thou called being a servant? care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Were you called while a slave? It should not be a concern to you. But if you can become free, by all means take the opportunity.


International Standard Version
Were you a slave when you were called? Do not let that bother you. Of course, if you have a chance to become free, take advantage of the opportunity.


American Standard Version
Wast thou called being a bondservant? Care not for it: nay, even if thou canst become free, use it rather.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Wast thou called, being a bondman ? care not for it; but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.


Darby Bible Translation
Hast thou been called being a bondman, let it not concern thee; but and if thou canst become free, use it rather.


Young's Literal Translation
a servant -- wast thou called? be not anxious; but if also thou art able to become free -- use it rather;
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Treasury of Scripture

Are you called being a servant? care not for it: but if you may be made free, use it rather.

being.

1 Corinthians 12:13 For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free...

Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 3:11 Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all...

1 Timothy 6:1-3 Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor...

1 Peter 2:18-24 Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the fraudulent...

a servant. Rather, a slave, [doulos,] the property of another, and bought with his money. In these verses the apostle shows that Christianity makes no change in our civil connections.

care.

Luke 10:40,41 But Martha was encumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord...

Luke 12:29 And seek not you what you shall eat, or what you shall drink, neither be you of doubtful mind.

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Luke 21:34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life...

Philippians 4:6,11 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God...

Hebrews 13:5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for he has said, I will never leave you...

1 Peter 5:7 Casting all your care on him; for he cares for you.

Strong's Concordance
Art thou called [being] a servant? care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use [it] rather.
Topical Bible
Able Advantage Although Anxious Avail Bondman Bondservant Bother Canst Care Chance Christian Concern Free Freedom Gain Grief Hast Mayest Mind Nay Opportunity Rather Servant Slave Trouble Wast Weigh Worry Yet
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1 Corinthians Chapter 7 Verse 21

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NT Letters: 1 Corinthians 7:21 Were you called being a bondservant? Don't (1 Cor. 1C iC 1Cor i cor icor)
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