Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Corinthians 7:6 in English Standard Version "Now as a concession, not a command, I say this." 1Co 7:10 To the married I give this charge (not I, but the Lord): the wife should not separate from her husband 1Co 7:12 To the rest I say (I, not the Lord) that if any brother has a wife who is an unbeliever, and she consents to live with him, he should not divorce her. 1Co 7:25 Now concerning the betrothed, I have no command from the Lord, but I give my judgment as one who by the Lord’s mercy is trustworthy. 1Co 7:40 Yet in my judgment she is happier if she remains as she is. And I think that I too have the Spirit of God. 2Co 8:8 I say this not as a command, but to prove by the earnestness of others that your love also is genuine.