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 overseer then must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,
1 Timothy 4:3
They will prohibit marriage and require abstinence from foods that God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.
An elder must be blameless, the husband of one wife, with faithful children who cannot be charged with dissipation or rebellion.
Marriage must be honored among all and the marriage bed kept undefiled, for God will judge sexually immoral people and adulterers.
1 Corinthians 7:15
But if the unbeliever wants a divorce, let it take place. In these circumstances the brother or sister is not bound. God has called you in peace.
Song of Songs 4:9
You have stolen my heart, my sister, my bride! You have stolen my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace.
Song of Songs 5:1
The Lover to His Beloved: I have entered my garden, O my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh with my balsam spice. I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey; I have drunk my wine and my milk! The Poet to the Couple: Eat, friends, and drink! Drink freely, O lovers!
Now I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a servant of the church in Cenchrea,
1 Timothy 5:2
older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters -- with complete purity.
While Jesus was still speaking to the crowds, his mother and brothers came and stood outside, asking to speak to him.
Isn't this the carpenter's son? Isn't his mother named Mary? And aren't his brothers James, Joseph, Simon, and Judas?
Isn't this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And aren't his sisters here with us?" And so they took offense at him.
Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Simon who was called the Zealot,
After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother and brothers and his disciples, and they stayed there a few days.
All these continued together in prayer with one mind, together with the women, along with Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.
But I saw none of the other apostles except James the Lord's brother.