Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband: for he is holy unto his God.

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Bible References

That is a whore

Leviticus 21:8
Therefore shalt thou hold him as holy, for the food of thy God, doth he bring near, - Holy, shall he be to thee, For, holy, am I - Yahweh, who am making you holy.
Ezekiel 44:22
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.
1 Timothy 3:11
Wives, in the same way, - dignified, not given to intrigue, sober, faithful in all things.

Put away

Deuteronomy 24:1
When a man taketh a woman, and marrieth her, then shall it be, if she find not favour in his eyes, because he hath found in her some matter of shame, that he shall write her a scroll of divorcement, and put it into her hand, and shall send her forth, out of his house.
Isaiah 50:1
Thus, saith Yahweh - Where then is the set, oil of your mothers divorce, whom I have put away? Or, which of my creditors, is it to whom I have sold you? Lo! for your iniquities, have ye been sold, And for your transgressions, hath your mother been put away.

General references

Leviticus 21:13
But, he, shall take a woman in her virginity:
Numbers 30:9
But as for the vow of a widow, or of a woman divorced, whatsoever she hath bound on her soul, shall stand against her.