Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And what man is there that hath betrothed a wife, and hath not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.

General references

Bible References

Betrothed a wife

Deuteronomy 22:23
If there is a girl who is a virgin engaged to a man, and another man finds her in the city and lies with her,
Deuteronomy 24:5
When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.
Matthew 1:18
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.

Lest he die

Deuteronomy 28:30
You shall betroth a wife, but another man will violate her; you shall build a house, but you will not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but you will not use its fruit.
Luke 14:18
But they all alike began to make excuses. The first one said to him, ‘I have bought a piece of land and I need to go out and look at it; please consider me excused.’
2 Timothy 2:4
No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.

General references

Deuteronomy 22:23
If there is a girl who is a virgin engaged to a man, and another man finds her in the city and lies with her,