Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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 Adam 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 heard it, and held his peace at her in the day that he heard it: then her vows shall stand, and her bonds with which she bound her soul shall stand.
1 Corinthians 7:4
The wife has not power over her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband has not power over his own body, but the wife.

General references

Exodus 20:14
You shall not commit adultery.
Numbers 30:9
But every vow of a widow, and of her that is divorced, with which they have bound their souls, shall stand against her.
Mark 10:9
What therefore God has joined together, let not man put asunder.