Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry;

The younger

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The younger

1 Timothy 5:9
Let a widow be put on the list [if she] is not less than sixty years [old], the wife of one husband,

To wax

Deuteronomy 32:15
And Jeshurun grew fat, and he kicked; you grew fat, you bloated, and you became obstinate; and he abandoned God, his maker, and he scoffed [at] the rock of his salvation.
Isaiah 3:16
And Yahweh said: "Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and they walk [with] outstretched neck, and they give flirting glances [with their] eyes, {mincing along as they go}, and {with their feet they rattle their bangles},
Hosea 13:6
When I fed them, they were satisfied; they were satisfied and their heart was lifted up; therefore they forgot me.
James 5:5
You have lived self-indulgently on the earth and have lived luxuriously. You have fattened your hearts in the day of slaughter.
2 Peter 2:18
{For by speaking high-sounding but empty words}, they entice with desires of the flesh [and] with licentiousness those who are scarcely escaping from those who live in error,

They will

1 Timothy 5:14
Therefore I want younger [widows] to marry, to bear children, to manage a household, to give the adversary no opportunity for reproach.
1 Timothy 4:3
who forbid marrying [and insist on] abstaining from foods that God created for sharing in with thankfulness by those who believe and who know the truth,
1 Corinthians 7:39
A wife is bound for as long a time [as] her husband lives. But if her husband {dies}, she is free to marry whomever she wishes, only in the Lord.

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Matthew 19:10
The disciples said to him, "If this is the case of a man with his wife, it would be better not to marry!"