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27 Bible Verses about Marriage Controlled

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Exodus 20:17

Thou dost not desire the house of thy neighbour, thou dost not desire the wife of thy neighbour, or his man-servant, or his handmaid, or his ox, or his ass, or anything which is thy neighbour's.'

Deuteronomy 5:21

Thou dost not desire thy neighbour's wife; nor dost thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, and his man-servant, and his handmaid, his ox, and his ass, and anything which is thy neighbour's.

Leviticus 20:14

And a man who taketh the woman and her mother -- it is wickedness; with fire they burn him and them, and there is no wickedness in your midst.

Leviticus 20:21

And a man who taketh his brother's wife -- it is impurity; the nakedness of his brother he hath uncovered; childless they are.

Matthew 14:4

for John was saying to him, 'It is not lawful to thee to have her,'

Mark 6:18

for John said to Herod -- 'It is not lawful to thee to have the wife of thy brother;'

Numbers 36:6-12

this is the thing which Jehovah hath commanded concerning the daughters of Zelophehad, saying, To those good in their eyes let them be for wives; only, to a family of the tribe of their fathers let them be for wives; and the inheritance of the sons of Israel doth not turn round from tribe unto tribe; for each to the inheritance of the tribe of his fathers, do the sons of Israel cleave. 'And every daughter possessing an inheritance, of the tribes of the sons of Israel, is to one of the family of the tribe of her father for a wife, so that the sons of Israel possess each the inheritance of his fathers,read more.
and the inheritance doth not turn round from one tribe to another tribe; for each to his inheritance do they cleave, the tribes of the sons of Israel.' As Jehovah hath commanded Moses, so have the daughters of Zelophehad done, and Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, daughters of Zelophehad, are to the sons of their fathers' brethren for wives; to men of the families of the sons of Manasseh, son of Joseph, they have been for wives, and their inheritance is with the tribe of the family of their father.

Leviticus 21:7

A woman, a harlot, or polluted, they do not take, and a woman cast out from her husband they do not take, for he is holy to his God;

Leviticus 21:13-14

'And he taketh a wife in her virginity; widow, or cast out, or polluted one -- a harlot -- these he doth not take, but a virgin of his own people he doth take for a wife,

Leviticus 21:14

widow, or cast out, or polluted one -- a harlot -- these he doth not take, but a virgin of his own people he doth take for a wife,

Ezekiel 44:22

And a widow and divorced woman they do not take to them for wives: but -- virgins of the seed of the house of Israel, and the widow who is widow of a priest, do they take.

1 Timothy 3:12

Ministrants -- let them be of one wife husbands; the children leading well, and their own houses,

1 Timothy 5:9

A widow -- let her not be enrolled under sixty years of age, having been a wife of one husband,

Exodus 21:3

if by himself he cometh in, by himself he goeth out; if he is owner of a wife, then his wife hath gone out with him;

Exodus 21:4

if his lord give to him a wife, and she hath borne to him sons or daughters -- the wife and her children are her lord's, and he goeth out by himself.

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