'Married' in the Bible
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.”
so Esau went to Ishmael and married, in addition to his other wives, Mahalath daughter of Ishmael, Abraham’s son. She was the sister of Nebaioth.
Now a man from the family of Levi married a Levite woman.
Amram married his father’s sister Jochebed,and she bore him Aaron and Moses.Amram lived 137 years.
Aaron married Elisheba,daughter of Amminadab and sister of Nahshon.She bore him Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
Aaron’s son Eleazar marriedone of the daughters of Putieland she bore him Phinehas.These are the heads of the Levite families by their clans.
If a man commits adultery with a married woman—if he commits adultery with his neighbor’s wife—both the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death.
If the priest’s daughter is married to a man outside a priest’s family, she is not to eat from the holy contributions.
Miriam and Aaron criticized Moses because of the Cushite woman he married (for he had married a Cushite woman).
Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, married cousins on their father’s side.
They married men from the clans of the descendants of Manasseh son of Joseph, and their inheritance remained within the tribe of their father’s clan.
Has any man become engaged to a woman and not married her? Let him leave and return home. Otherwise he may die in battle and another man marry her.’
and accuses her of shameful conduct, and gives her a bad name, saying, ‘I married this woman and was intimate with her, but I didn’t find any evidence of her virginity,’
“When a man takes a bride, he must not go out with the army or be liable for any duty. He is free to stay at home for one year, so that he can bring joy to the wife he has married.
David also married Ahinoam of Jezreel, and the two of them became his wives.
Now Absalom had appointed Amasa over the army in Joab’s place. Amasa was the son of a man named Ithra the Israelite; Ithra had married Abigail daughter of Nahash. Abigail was a sister to Zeruiah, Joab’s mother.
Ahimaaz, in Naphtali (he also had married a daughter of Solomon—Basemath);
Then, as if following the sin of Jeroboam son of Nebat were a trivial matter, he married Jezebel, the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and then proceeded to serve Baal and worship him.
When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, and she bore Hur to him.
After this, Hezron slept with the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead. Hezron had married her when he was 60 years old, and she bore Segub to him.
These were the sons of Pharaoh’s daughter Bithiah; Mered had married her. His Judean wife gave birth to Jered the father of Gedor, Heber the father of Soco, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah.
Jokim, the men of Cozeba; and Joash and Saraph, who married Moabites and returned to Lehem. These names are from ancient records.
Eleazar died having no sons, only daughters. Their cousins, the sons of Kish, married them.
Rehoboam married Mahalath, daughter of David’s son Jerimoth and of Abihail daughter of Jesse’s son Eliab.
After her, he married Maacah daughter of Absalom. She bore Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith to him.
Let our leaders represent the entire assembly. Then let all those in our towns who have married foreign women come at appointed times, together with the elders and judges of each town, in order to avert the fierce anger of our God concerning this matter.”
and by the first day of the first month they had dealt with all the men who had married foreign women.
The following were found to have married foreign women from the descendants of the priests:from the descendants of Jeshua son of Jozadak and his brothers: Maaseiah, Eliezer, Jarib, and Gedaliah.
All of these had married foreign women, and some of the wives had given birth to children.
For many in Judah were bound by oath to him, since he was a son-in-law of Shecaniah son of Arah, and his son Jehohanan had married the daughter of Meshullam son of Berechiah.
In those days I also saw Jews who had married women from Ashdod, Ammon, and Moab.
“Rejoice, childless one, who did not give birth;burst into song and shout,you who have not been in labor!For the children of the forsaken one will be morethan the children of the married woman,”says the Lord.
You will no longer be called Deserted,and your land will not be called Desolate;instead, you will be called My Delight is in Her,and your land Married;for the Lord delights in you,and your land will be married.
This one will not be like the covenant I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt—a covenant they broke even though I had married them”—the Lord’s declaration.
So he went and married Gomer daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and bore him a son.
Judah has acted treacherously, and a detestable thing has been done in Israel and in Jerusalem. For Judah has profaned the Lord’s sanctuary, which He loves, and has married the daughter of a foreign god.
When Joseph got up from sleeping, he did as the Lord’s angel had commanded him. He married her
Now there were seven brothers among us. The first got married and died. Having no offspring, he left his wife to his brother.
In the resurrection, therefore, whose wife will she be of the seven? For they all had married her.”
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.
In the resurrection, when they rise, whose wife will she be, since the seven had married her?”
“And another said, ‘I just got married, and therefore I’m unable to come.’
In the resurrection, therefore, whose wife will the woman be? For all seven had married her.”
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.
I command the married—not I, but the Lord—a wife is not to leave her husband.
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.
But a married man is concerned about the things of the world—how he may please his wife—
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.
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.
A wife is bound as long as her husband is living. But if her husband dies, she is free to be married to anyone she wants—only in the Lord.
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