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Exodus 20:17

Do not covet your neighbor's house. Do not covet your neighbor's wife, his male or female slave, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.

Deuteronomy 5:21

Do not desire your neighbor's wife or covet your neighbor's house, his field, his male or female slave, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.

Deuteronomy 22:30

"A man is not to marry his father's wife; he must not violate his father's marriage bed.

Leviticus 20:14

If a man marries a woman and her mother, it is depraved. Both he and they must be burned with fire, so that there will be no depravity among you.

Matthew 14:4

since John had been telling him, "It's not lawful for you to have her!"

Mark 6:18

John had been telling Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife!"

Numbers 36:6-12

This is what the Lord has commanded concerning Zelophehad's daughters: They may marry anyone they like provided they marry within a clan of their ancestral tribe. An inheritance belonging to the Israelites must not transfer from tribe to tribe, because each of the Israelites is to retain the inheritance of his ancestral tribe. Any daughter who possesses an inheritance from an Israelite tribe must marry someone from the clan of her ancestral tribe, so that each of the Israelites will possess the inheritance of his fathers.read more.
No inheritance is to transfer from one tribe to another, because each of the Israelite tribes is to retain its inheritance." The daughters of Zelophehad did as the Lord commanded Moses. Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, married cousins on their father's side. They married [men] from the clans of the descendants of Manasseh son of Joseph, and their inheritance remained within the tribe of their father's clan.

Leviticus 21:7

They are not to marry a woman defiled by prostitution or divorced by her husband, for the priest is holy to his God.

Leviticus 21:13-14

"He is to marry a woman who is a virgin. He is not to marry a widow, a divorced woman, or one defiled by prostitution. He is to marry a virgin from his own people,

Leviticus 21:14

He is not to marry a widow, a divorced woman, or one defiled by prostitution. He is to marry a virgin from his own people,

Ezekiel 44:22

He is not to marry a widow or a divorced woman, but must marry a virgin from the offspring of the house of Israel, or a widow who is the widow of a priest.

Matthew 5:32

But I tell you, everyone who divorces his wife, except in a case of sexual immorality, = fornication, or possibly a violation of Jewish marriage laws causes her to commit adultery. And whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.

1 Timothy 3:12

Deacons must be husbands of one wife, managing their children and their own households competently.

1 Timothy 5:9

No widow should be placed on the official support list unless she is at least 60 years old, has been the wife of one husband,

Romans 7:2

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.

Exodus 21:3

If he arrives alone, he is to leave alone; if he arrives with a wife, his wife is to leave with him.

Exodus 21:4

If his master gives him a wife and she bears him sons or daughters, the wife and her children belong to her master, and the man must leave alone.

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