Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Corinthians 7:39 in English Standard Version "A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord." Ro 7:2 For a married woman is bound by law to her husband while he lives, but if her husband dies she is released from the law of marriage. 2Co 6:14 Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?