Husband And Wife

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1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife does not have authority over her own body, but her husband [does]. And likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but his wife [does].

Ephesians 5:28

Thus also husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. The one who loves his own wife loves himself.

Numbers 30:13

"Any vow and any sworn oath of a pledge to inflict on herself, her husband can confirm it or her husband can nullify it.

Deuteronomy 24:4

her first husband who sent her [away] is not allowed {to take her again} to become a wife to him after she has {been defiled}, for that [is] a detestable thing {before} Yahweh, and [so] you shall not mislead into sin the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you [as an] inheritance.

Deuteronomy 24:2

and she goes from his house, and she goes [out] and becomes [a wife] {for another man},

Jeremiah 29:6

Take wives and father sons and daughters, and take for your sons wives, and give your daughters to men that they may bear sons and daughters, and multiply there, and you must not be few.

Matthew 22:25

Now there were seven brothers with us. And the first died [after] getting married, and [because he] did not have descendants, he left his wife to his brother.

Genesis 20:7

So now, return the wife of the man, for he [is] a prophet, so that he will pray for you and you will live. And {if you do not return her}, know that you will certainly die, and all that [are] yours."

Numbers 30:10

But if she made a vow [in] her husband's house, or bound herself on a pledge with a sworn oath,

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Union with Christ » Illustrated » Husband and wife

Ephesians 5:25-32

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for her; in order that he might sanctify her by cleansing [her] with the washing of water by the word; in order that he might present to himself the church glorious, not having a spot or wrinkle or any such [thing], but that she may be holy and blameless. read more.
Thus also husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. The one who loves his own wife loves himself. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as also Christ [does] the church, because 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 great, but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church.)