Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.

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1 Corinthians 7:2
But, because of so much sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.
1 Timothy 5:11
But refuse [to put] younger widows [on the list. See verse 9], because when they become restless for sensual pleasure, contrary to [their commitment to] Christ, they want to get married [again].

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Matthew 19:11
But He replied, "Not all men can accept such an arrangement [i.e., not marrying], but it is [only] for those who have the capacity for accepting it.