Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?
1 Timothy 3:2
The bishop therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, orderly, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
1 Timothy 4:3
forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by them that believe and know the truth.
if any man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children that believe, who are not accused of riot or unruly.
Let marriage be had in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
1 Corinthians 7:15
Yet if the unbelieving departeth, let him depart: the brother or the sister is not under bondage in such cases : but God hath called us in peace.
Song of Songs 4:9
Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my bride; Thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, With one chain of thy neck.
Song of Songs 5:1
I am come into my garden, my sister, my bride: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk. Eat, O friends; Drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.
I commend unto you Phoebe our sister, who is a servant of the church that is at Cenchreae:
1 Timothy 5:2
the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity.
While he was yet speaking to the multitudes, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without, seeking to speak to him.
Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joseph, and Simon, and Judas?
Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James, and Joses, and Judas, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended in him.
and Matthew and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon who was called the Zealot,
After this he went down to Capernaum, he, and his mother, and his brethren, and his disciples; and there they abode not many days.
These all with one accord continued stedfastly in prayer, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.
But other of the apostles saw I none, save James the Lord's brother.