Husband And Wife
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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.
For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body.
When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall bring happiness to his wife whom he has taken.
Let the husband render unto the wife her due: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.
And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband:
And if they will learn anything, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is shameful for women to speak in the church.
But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
For how do you know, O wife, whether you shall save your husband? or how do you know, O man, whether you shall save your wife?
And the woman who has a husband that believes not, and if he be pleased to dwell with her, let her not leave him.
Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conduct of the wives;
The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband lives; but if her husband is dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.
But he that is married cares for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife.
But if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife.
Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she respect her husband.
For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy.
For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman cares for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married cares for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
For the woman who has a husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he lives; but if the husband dies, she is loosed from the law of her husband.
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fitting in the Lord.
Her former husband, who sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after she is defiled; for that is abomination before the LORD: and you shall not cause the land to sin, which the LORD your God gives you for an inheritance.
His disciples said unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.
If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of rebellion or unruly.
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that makes ashamed is like rottenness in his bones.
If he takes him another wife; her food, her clothing, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
Take yourself wives, and beget sons and daughters; and take wives for your sons, and give your daughters to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; that you may be increased there, and not diminished.
Now there were with us seven brothers: and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no child, left his wife unto his brother:
Let your fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of your youth.
Ask me ever so much dowry and gift, and I will give according as you shall say unto me: but give me the damsel for my wife.
Who forsakes the companion of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God.
Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for you, and you shall live: and if you restore her not, know that you shall surely die, you, and all that are yours.
From Thematic Bible
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. read more.
So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord the church: For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
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