'Independent' in the Bible
That which is is far off, and that which is deep is very deep -- "who can find it out [true wisdom independent of the fear of God]?
For we hold that a man is justified and made upright by faith independent of and distinctly apart from good deeds (works of the Law). [The observance of the Law has nothing to do with justification.]
Nevertheless, in [the plan of] the Lord and from His point of view woman is not apart from and independent of man, nor is man aloof from and independent of woman;