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 {marry} a woman [who is] a prostitute and defiled, nor shall they {marry} a woman divorced from her husband, because each priest [is] holy for his God.
1 Timothy 3:2
Therefore the overseer must be irreproachable, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, skillful in teaching,
Titus 1:6
If anyone is blameless, [the] husband of one wife, having faithful children, not {accused of dissipation} or rebellious.

Put away

Deuteronomy 24:1
"When a man takes a wife and he marries her {and then} {she does not please him}, because he found {something objectionable} and writes her a letter of divorce and puts [it] in her hand and sends her [away] from his house,

General references

Leviticus 21:13
" 'And he himself must take a wife in her virginity.