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  1. # Are you bound ... Do not seek ... Are you free ... Do not seek ... you do ... you have
  2. Paul is speaking to the Corinthians as if he were speaking to each person, so all these instances of "you" and the command "do not seek" here are singular. (See: [[rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-you]])
  3. # Are you bound to a woman? Do not ...
  4. Paul uses this question to introduce a possible condition. The question can be translated with "if." AT: If you are bound to a woman, do not" (See: [[rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-rquestion]])
  5. # Are you bound to a woman
  6. Here "bound to a woman" is a metaphor for being married to a woman, as if the husband and wife are tied to each other. AT: "Are you attached to a woman" or "Are you married to a woman" (See: [[rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor]]).
  7. # Do not seek to be free of her
  8. Here being free of a woman, or untied to a woman, is a metaphor for not being married to her. AT: "Do not seek to be separated from her" (See: [[rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor]])
  9. # Are you free of a wife? Do not ...
  10. Paul uses this question to introduce a possible condition. The question can be translated with "if." AT: "If you are free of a wife, do not" (See: [[rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-rquestion]])
  11. # Are you free of a wife
  12. Paul addresses men who are not married. Here being free of a wife, or untied to a wife, is a metaphor for not being married. (See: [[rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor]])
  13. # Do not seek a wife
  14. "Do not try to get married"
  15. # committed
  16. "done"
  17. # I would like to spare you from them
  18. "I do not want you to have them"
  19. # translationWords
  20. * [[rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/free]]
  21. * [[rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/sin]]