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Perhaps. But because of the danger of immorality,[a] each husband should have sexual intimacy with his wife and each wife should have sexual intimacy with her husband. A husband has the responsibility of meeting the sexual needs of his wife, and likewise a wife to her husband.[b] Neither the husband nor the wife have exclusive rights to their own bodies, but those rights are to be surrendered to the other.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 7:2 Or “because of immoralities” or “because of prostitutions.”
  2. 1 Corinthians 7:3 The Aramaic (and a few of the oldest Greek manuscripts) can be translated “The husband should pay back the love he owes to his wife and the wife to her husband.”

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