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But the married person will have more trouble (the Greek word means “pressure”), and Paul is trying to spare him.
Interpreters differ, and so I can’t be dogmatic, but I think that Paul sensed an impending time of persecution against the church.
Many missionaries send their young children away to boarding schools.
Of course, many single people are not as devoted to the Lord as many married people are.When Paul says, “It is good for a man not to touch a woman” (7:1), he is using the word “touch” as a figure of speech that refers to the physical relationship in marriage as representing marriage as a whole.Thus, he means, “It is good to remain single.” He restates the same idea in 7:7-9, and discusses it at length in -40.He was writing to a church in a pagan, sex-saturated society.Many in that culture thought that satisfaction in life comes through gratifying sensual lusts.