the young woman’s father and mother will take the evidence of her virginity and bring it to the city elders at the gate.
1 Corinthians 7:37
But he who stands firm in his heart (who is under no compulsion, but has control over his own will) and has decided in his heart to keep his own virgin, will do well.
“If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and he has sexual relations with her, he must certainly pay the bridal price for her to be his wife.
If there is a young woman who is a virgin engaged to a man, and another man encounters her in the city and has sex with her,
These are the ones not defiled with women, for they have kept their virginity. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. They were redeemed from the human race as the firstfruits for God and the Lamb.
1 Corinthians 7:38
So then he who marries his virgin does well, but he who does not marry will do better.
the man who raped her must give the young woman’s father 50 silver shekels, and she must become his wife because he violated her. He cannot divorce her as long as he lives.
1 Corinthians 7:28
However, if you do get married, you have not sinned, and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. But such people will have trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you.
1 Corinthians 7:25
About virgins: I have no command from the Lord, but I do give an opinion as one who by the Lord’s mercy is trustworthy.
“If a man marries a woman, has sexual relations with her, and comes to hate her,
If a man encounters a young woman, a virgin who is not engaged, takes hold of her and rapes her, and they are discovered,
they will bring the woman to the door of her father’s house, and the men of her city will stone her to death. For she has committed an outrage in Israel by being promiscuous in her father’s house. You must purge the evil from you.
He has accused her of shameful conduct, saying: “I didn’t find any evidence of your daughter’s virginity,” but here is the evidence of my daughter’s virginity.’ They will spread out the cloth before the city elders.
1 Corinthians 7:36
But if any man thinks he is acting improperly toward his virgin, if she is past marriageable age, and so it must be, he can do what he wants. He is not sinning; they can get married.
Set up road markers for yourself;
Keep the highway in mind,
the way you have traveled.
Return, Virgin Israel!
Return to these cities of yours.
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,
See, the virgin will become pregnant
and give birth to a son,
and they will name Him Immanuel,which is translated “God is with us.”
She also said to her father, “Let me do this one thing: Let me wander two months through the mountains with my friends and mourn my virginity.”
Again I will build you so that you will be rebuilt,
You will take up your tambourines again
and go out in joyful dancing.
Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive, have a son, and name him Immanuel.
There was also a prophetess, Anna, a daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was well along in years, having lived with her husband seven years after her marriage,
He may make himself unclean for his young unmarried sister in his immediate family.
“Go,” he said. And he sent her away two months. So she left with her friends and mourned her virginity as she wandered through the mountains.
For as a young man marries a young woman,
so your sons will marry you;
and as a groom rejoices over his bride,
so your God will rejoice over you.
She has fallen;
Virgin Israel will never rise again.
She lies abandoned on her land,
with no one to raise her up.
But if this accusation is true and no evidence of the young woman’s virginity is found,
the way of an eagle in the sky,
the way of a snake on a rock,
the way of a ship at sea,
and the way of a man with a young woman.
In colorful garments she is led to the king;
after her, the virgins, her companions, are brought to you.
Here, let me bring out my virgin daughter and the man’s concubine now. Use them and do whatever you want to them. But don’t do this horrible thing to this man.”
1 Kings 1:1
Now King David was old and getting on in years. Although they covered him with bedclothes, he could not get warm.
who acted like prostitutes in Egypt, behaving promiscuously in their youth. Their breasts were fondled there, and their virgin nipples caressed.
The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After His mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit.
2 Samuel 13:18
Amnon’s servant threw her out and bolted the door behind her. Now Tamar was wearing a long-sleeved garment, because this is what the king’s virgin daughters wore.
Go up to Gilead and get balm,
Virgin Daughter Egypt!
You have multiplied remedies in vain;
there is no healing for you.
2 Corinthians 11:2
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy, because I have promised you in marriage to one husband—to present a pure virgin to Christ.
Therefore, this is what the Lord says:Ask among the nations,
Who has heard things like these?
Virgin Israel has done a most terrible thing.
this is the word the Lord has spoken against him:Virgin Daughter Zion
despises you and scorns you:
Daughter Jerusalem shakes her head
behind your back.
I have made a covenant with my eyes.
How then could I look at a young woman?
1 Corinthians 7:34
and his interests are divided. An unmarried woman or a virgin is concerned about the things of the Lord, so that she may be holy both in body and in spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the things of the world—how she may please her husband.