Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Neither shall they take for their wives a widow, nor her that is put away: but they shall take maidens of the seed of the house of Israel, or a widow that had a priest before.

Put away

General references

Bible References

A widow

Leviticus 21:7
They shall not take a woman, a harlot, or profane; and they shall not take a wife driven away from her husband, for he is holy to his God.
1 Timothy 3:2
Therefore an overseer must be irreprehensible, husband of one wife, sober, of sound mind, well arranged, hospitable, giving instruction;
Titus 1:6
If any be irreproachable, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not in accusation of licentiousness, or disorderly.

Put away

Deuteronomy 24:1
When a man shall take a wife and he married her, and it was if she shall find not favor in his eyes because he found in her a nakedness of the word: and he wrote for her a writing of cutting off, and gave in her hand, and sent her away from his house.

General references

Leviticus 21:13
And he shall take a wife in her virginity.