Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
I am afraid of you, lest I have been wearied for you in vain.
For God is my witness, how I long for you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 2:11
As ye know how each one of you, as a father his children, comforting and encouraging, and testifying,
And Abraham will say to the old man of his house ruling over all which is to him, Put now thy hand under my thigh.
Hear, O daughter, and see, and incline thine ear, and forget thy people and thy father's house;
For thy Lord making thee; Jehovah of armies his name; and he redeeming thee, the Holy One of Israel; the God of the earth shall he be called.
It shall no more be said to thee, Forsaken; and to thy land it shall no more be said, Desolation; for it shall be called to thee, My delight in her, and to thy land, Married: for Jehovah delighted in thee, and thy land shall be married.
And I betrothed thee to me forever; and I betrothed thee to me in justice and in judgment, and in kindness and in compassions.
He having the bride is the bridegroom: and the friend of the bridegroom, standing and hearing him, rejoices with joy for the bridegroom's voice: therefore this my joy has been completed.
Therefore, my brethren, ye also were dead to the law by the body of Christ; for you not to be to another, but to him raised from the dead, that we bring forth fruit to God.
1 Corinthians 4:15
For if ye have ten thousand preceptors in Christ, but not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus by the good news I begat you.
That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing: but that it be holy and blameless.
Whom we announce, reminding every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfected in Christ jesus:
And he shall take a wife in her virginity.
And they Shall not take a widow and her thrust away, to them for wives: but virgins from the seed of the house of Israel, and a widow which shall be a widow from a priest, shall they take.