1 Corinthians 7:6-7
This I say by way of concession,
however, not as a command. Indeed,
I wish everyone to be as I am (single?
widowed?), but each has a particular
gift from God, one of one kind and
one of another.
1 Corinthians 7:25-26
Now in regard to virgins, I have no commandment from
the Lord, but I give my opinion as one who by the Lord's
mercy is trustworthy. So this is what I think best
of the present distress: that it is a good
thing for a
person to remain as he