Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.
And God made man in his image, in the image of God he made him: male and female he made them.
And the man gave names to all cattle and to the birds of the air and to every beast of the field; but Adam had no one like himself as a help.
And he said in answer, Have you not seen in the Writings, that he who made them at the first made them male and female, and said,
But from the first, male and female made he them.
1 Corinthians 7:2
But because of the desires of the flesh, let every man have his wife, and every woman her husband.
And the Lord God made man from the dust of the earth, breathing into him the breath of life: and man became a living soul.
(For all my breath is still in me, and the spirit of God is my life;)
And the dust goes back to the earth as it was, and the spirit goes back to God who gave it.
And when he had said this, breathing on them, he said to them, Let the Holy Spirit come on you:
And take an oath by the Lord, the God of heaven and the God of the earth, that you will not get a wife for my son Isaac from the daughters of the Canaanites among whom I am living;
And when Esau was forty years old, he took as his wives Judith, the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath, the daughter of Elon the Hittite:
Then Rebekah said to Isaac, My life is a weariness to me because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob takes a wife from among the daughters of Heth, such as these, the women of this land, of what use will my life be to me?
But go to Paddan-aram, to the house of Bethuel, your mother's father, and there get yourself a wife from the daughters of Laban, your mother's brother.
For through them your sons will be turned from me to the worship of other gods: and the Lord will be moved to wrath against you and send destruction on you quickly.
Then everyone who went in fear of the words of the God of Israel, because of the sin of those who had come back, came together to me; and I kept where I was, overcome with grief, till the evening offering.
And their children were talking half in the language of Ashdod; they had no knowledge of the Jews' language, but made use of the language of the two peoples.
But when you were planted by me, you were a noble vine, in every way a true seed: how then have you been changed into the branching plant of a strange vine?
1 Corinthians 7:14
For the husband who has not faith is made holy through his Christian wife, and the wife who is not a Christian is made holy through the brother: if not, your children would be unholy, but now are they holy.
And, you fathers, do not make your children angry: but give them training in the teaching and fear of the Lord.
1 Timothy 3:4
Ruling his house well, having his children under control with all serious behaviour;
Men having a good record, husbands of one wife, whose children are of the faith, children of whom it may not be said that they are given to loose living or are uncontrolled.
The sons of God saw that the daughters of men were fair; and they took wives for themselves from those who were pleasing to them.
But still the number of the children of Israel will be like the sand of the sea, which may not be measured or numbered; and in place of its being said to them, You are not my people, it will be said to them, You are the sons of the living God
You are the sons of the prophets, and of the agreement which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, Through your seed a blessing will come on all the families of the earth.
2 Corinthians 6:18
And will be a Father to you; and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord, the Ruler of all.
But you say, For what reason? Because the Lord has been a witness between you and the wife of your early years, to whom you have been untrue, though she is your friend and the wife to whom you have given your word.
And keep watch over your heart with all care; so you will have life.
Let not your heart's desire go after her fair body; let not her eyes take you prisoner.
Let not your heart be turned to her ways, do not go wandering in her footsteps.
But I say to you that everyone whose eyes are turned on a woman with desire has had connection with her in his heart.
For out of the heart come evil thoughts, the taking of life, broken faith between the married, unclean desires of the flesh, taking of property, false witness, bitter words:
But every man is tested when he is turned out of the right way by the attraction of his desire.