Husband And Wife
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A wife does not have authority over her own body, but her husband does. Equally, a husband does not have authority over his own body, but his wife does.
for the husband is head of the wife as also Christ is head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.
"When a man takes a bride, he must not go out with the army or be liable for any duty. He is free [to stay] at home for one year, so that he can bring joy to the wife he has married.
A husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise a wife to her husband.
I command the married-not I, but the Lord-a wife is not to leave her husband.
And if they want to learn something, they should ask their own husbands at home, for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church meeting.
But I want you to know that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of Christ.
But because of sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband.
For you, wife, how do you know whether you will save your husband? Or you, husband, how do you know whether you will save your wife?
Also, if any woman has an unbelieving husband, and he is willing to live with her, she must not leave her husband.
Wives, in the same way, submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even if some disobey the [Christian] message, they may be won over without a message by the way their wives live,
A wife is bound as long as her husband is living. But if her husband dies, she is free to be married to anyone she wants-only in the Lord.
But a married man is concerned about the things of the world-how he may please his wife-
But if she does leave, she must remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband-and a husband is not to leave his wife.
Husbands, love your wives and don't become bitter against them.
To sum up, each one of you is to love his wife as himself, and the wife is to respect her husband.
For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the Christian husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but now they are holy.
For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage but are like angels in heaven.
Husbands, love your wives, just as also Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her,
and he is divided. An unmarried woman or a virgin is concerned about the things of the Lord, so that she may be holy both in body and in spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the things of the world-how she may please her husband.
For example, a married woman is legally bound to her husband while he lives. But if her husband dies, she is released from the law regarding the husband.
For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord,
Wives, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
the first husband who sent her away may not marry her again after she has been defiled, because that would be detestable to the Lord. You must not bring guilt on the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
His disciples said to Him, "If the relationship of a man with his wife is like this, it's better not to marry!"
someone who is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of wildness or rebellion.
A capable wife is her husband's crown, but a wife who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones.
If he takes an additional wife, he must not reduce the food, clothing, or marital rights of the first wife.
This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.
Take wives and have sons and daughters. Take wives for your sons and give your daughters to men [in marriage] so that they may bear sons and daughters. Multiply there; do not decrease.
Now there were seven brothers among us. The first got married and died. Having no offspring, he left his wife to his brother.
Let your fountain be blessed, and take pleasure in the wife of your youth.
Set for me the compensation and the gift; I'll give you whatever you ask me. Just give the girl to be my wife!"
who abandons the companion of her youth and forgets the covenant of her God;
Now return the man's wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, know that you will certainly die, you and all who are yours."
From Thematic Bible
Husbands, love your wives, just as also Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her, to make her holy, cleansing her in the washing of water by the word. He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but holy and blameless. read more.
In the same way, husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hates his own flesh, but provides and cares for it, just as Christ does for the church, since we are members of His body. For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. This mystery is profound, but I am talking about Christ and the church.
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