Transferring Wives

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 5:8

They are well-fed, eager stallions,
each neighing after someone else’s wife.

2 Samuel 12:11

“This is what the Lord says, ‘I am going to bring disaster on you from your own family: I will take your wives and give them to another before your very eyes, and he will sleep with them publicly.

Genesis 12:17

But the Lord struck Pharaoh and his household with severe plagues because of Abram’s wife Sarai.

Genesis 12:19

Why did you say, ‘She’s my sister,’ so that I took her as my wife? Now, here is your wife. Take her and go!”

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said to him, “You are about to die because of the woman you have taken, for she is a married woman.”

Genesis 12:12

When the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife.’ They will kill me but let you live.

Genesis 26:9

Abimelech sent for Isaac and said, “So she is really your wife! How could you say, ‘She is my sister’?”Isaac answered him, “Because I thought I might die on account of her.”

Judges 14:20

and his wife was given to one of the men who had accompanied him.

Judges 15:2

“I was sure you hated her,” her father said, “so I gave her to one of the men who accompanied you. Isn’t her younger sister more beautiful than she is? Why not take her instead?”

Judges 15:6

Then the Philistines asked, “Who did this?”They were told, “It was Samson, the Timnite’s son-in-law, because he has taken Samson’s wife and given her to another man.” So the Philistines went to her and her father and burned them to death.

1 Samuel 25:44

But Saul gave his daughter Michal, David’s wife, to Palti son of Laish, who was from Gallim.

2 Samuel 3:15

So Ish-bosheth sent someone to take her away from her husband, Paltiel son of Laish.

2 Samuel 12:9

Why then have you despised the command of the Lord by doing what I consider evil? You struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and took his wife as your own wife—you murdered him with the Ammonite’s sword.

2 Samuel 12:10

Now therefore, the sword will never leave your house because you despised Me and took the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your own wife.’

2 Samuel 12:8

I gave your master’s house to you and your master’s wives into your arms, and I gave you the house of Israel and Judah, and if that was not enough, I would have given you even more.

1 Kings 2:17

He replied, “Please speak to King Solomon since he won’t turn you down. Let him give me Abishag the Shunammite as a wife.”

1 Kings 20:3

‘Your silver and your gold are mine! And your best wives and children are mine as well!’”

1 Kings 20:5

The messengers then returned and said, “This is what Ben-hadad says: ‘I have sent messengers to you, saying: You are to give me your silver, your gold, your wives, and your children.

Jeremiah 6:12

Their houses will be turned over to others,
their fields and wives as well,
for I will stretch out My hand
against the inhabitants of the land.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Jeremiah 8:10

Therefore, I will give their wives to other men,
their fields to new occupants,
for from the least to the greatest,
everyone is making profit dishonestly.
From prophet to priest,
everyone deals falsely.

Jeremiah 38:23

All your wives and sons will be brought out to the Chaldeans. You yourself will not escape from them, for you will be seized by the king of Babylon and this city will burn down.’”

Mark 6:17

For Herod himself had given orders to arrest John and to chain him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, whom he had married.

Mark 6:18

John had been telling Herod, “It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife!”

Mark 12:23

In the resurrection, when they rise, whose wife will she be, since the seven had married her?”

Luke 20:33

In the resurrection, therefore, whose wife will the woman be? For all seven had married her.”

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