Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.

General references

Bible References

The woman

Genesis 2:23
And the man said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
Numbers 30:7
and her husband hear it, and hold his peace at her in the day that he heareth it; then her vows shall stand, and her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul shall stand.
1 Corinthians 7:4
The wife hath not power over her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband hath not power over his own body, but the wife.

General references

Exodus 20:14
Thou shalt not commit adultery.
Numbers 30:9
But the vow of a widow, or of her that is divorced, even everything wherewith she hath bound her soul, shall stand against her.
Mark 10:9
What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

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