For I am jealous over you with a jealousy, of God; for I myself betrothed you unto one husband, to present, a chaste virgin, unto the Christ, -
For, thy husband, is, thy Maker, Yahweh of hosts, is his Name, - And, thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, The God of all the earth, shall he be called.
And I will take thee unto myself, unto times age-abiding, - yea I will take thee unto myself, in righteousness and in justice, and in lovingkindness, and in abounding compassion:
Whom we are declaring, admonishing every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, in order that we may present every man complete in Christ;
So Abraham said unto his servant, elder of his house, ruler of all that he had, - Place, I pray thee thy hand under my thigh;
So they called Rebekah and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.
But, he, shall take a woman in her virginity:
Hearken, O daughter, and observe, Incline also thine ear, Forget, then, thine own people, And the house of thy father;
Thou shalt he termed no longer - Forsaken Nor shall thy land be termed any longer A desolation, But, thou, shalt be called Hephzibah, And, thy land, Beulah, - For Yahweh hath found delight in thee, And thy land, shall be married.
Neither widow nor divorced woman, shall they take to them to wife, - But, virgins of the seed of the house of Israel, Or a widow who shall be the widow of a priest shall they take.
He that hath the bride, is, bridegroom; but, the friend of the bridegroom, who standeth by and hearkeneth unto him, greatly, rejoiceth, by reason of the voice of the bridegroom. This, my joy, therefore, is fulfilled.
So, then, my brethren, ye also, were made dead unto the law through the body of the Christ, to the end ye might become another's - his who from among the dead was raised, in order that we might bring forth fruit unto God.
For, though myriads of tutors ye should have in Christ, yet not many fathers; for, in Christ Jesus, through means of the joyful message, I, begat you.
Knowing that, he who raised up the Lord Jesus, will raise up, us also, together with Jesus, and will present us together with you.
They shew a zeal for you, not honourably, but wish, to shut you out, in order that ye may be zealous for, them.
That, her, he might sanctify, having purified her with the bath of water, in declaration,
For God is, my witness, how I long for you all in the tender affections of Christ Jesus.