Husband And Wife
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The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband hath not power of 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 saviour of the body.
When a man hath 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 cheer up his wife which he hath taken.
Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: 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 any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame 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 what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?
And the woman which hath an husband that believeth not, and if he be pleased to dwell with her, let her not leave him.
Likewise, ye 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 conversation of the wives;
The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.
But he that is married careth for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife.
But and 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 reverence 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 careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
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.
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 fit in the Lord.
Her former husband, which sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after that she is defiled; for that is abomination before the LORD: and thou shalt not cause the land to sin, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.
His disciples say 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 riot or unruly.
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, 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 ye 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 ye may be increased there, and not diminished.
Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his brother:
Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.
Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say unto me: but give me the damsel to wife.
Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.
Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.
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 loveth his wife loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth 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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