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12 Bible Verses about Wives, Duties Of

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Genesis 24:3

and I will have you swear by the Lord, God of heaven and God of earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites among whom I live,

Genesis 26:34-35

When Esau was 40 years old, he took as his wives Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath daughter of Elon the Hittite. They made life bitter for Isaac and Rebekah.

Genesis 28:1

Isaac summoned Jacob, blessed him, and commanded him: “Don’t take a wife from the Canaanite women.

1 Corinthians 7:3-5

A husband should fulfill his marital responsibility to his wife, and likewise a wife to her husband. A wife does not have the right over her own body, but her husband does. In the same way, a husband does not have the right over his own body, but his wife does. Do not deprive one another sexually—except when you agree for a time, to devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again; otherwise, Satan may tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

1 Corinthians 14:34

the women should be silent in the churches, for they are not permitted to speak, but should be submissive, as the law also says.

Titus 2:5

to be self-controlled, pure, homemakers, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so that God’s message will not be slandered.

Romans 7:2-3

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. So then, if she gives herself to another man while her husband is living, she will be called an adulteress. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law. Then, if she gives herself to another man, she is not an adulteress.

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