She said to him, “I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, whom Milcah bore to Nahor. 1
So she laid his outer garment beside her until his master came home.
“But every vow of a widow or of a divorced woman which she has pledged for herself will remain intact. 1
For the daughters of Zelophehad – Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah – were married to the sons of their uncles. 1
But approach, you sons of omen readers, you offspring of adulteresses and prostitutes! 1
For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels 1 in heaven.
“At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
But at midnight there was a shout, ‘Look, the bridegroom is here! Come out to meet him.’ 1
In any case, in the Lord woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.
Then Boaz said, “When 1 you acquire the field 2 from Naomi, 3 you must also 4 acquire Ruth the Moabite, 5 the wife of our deceased relative, 6 in order to preserve his family name by raising up a descendant who will inherit his property.” 7
But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except for immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.
“‘When a man has sexual intercourse with a woman, 1 although she is a slave woman designated for another man and she has not yet been ransomed, or freedom has not been granted to her, there will be an obligation to pay compensation. 2 They must not be put to death, because she was not free.
Then the priest will have the woman stand before the Lord, uncover the woman’s head, and put the grain offering for remembering in her hands, which is the grain offering of suspicion. The priest will hold in his hand the bitter water that brings a curse. 1
“Shout for joy, O barren one who has not given birth! Give a joyful shout and cry out, you who have not been in labor! For the children of the desolate one are more numerous than the children of the married woman,” says the Lord.
The Lord said to me, “Go, show love to 1 your wife 2 again, even though she loves 3 another man 4 and continually commits adultery. 5 Likewise, the Lord loves 6 the Israelites 7 although they turn to other gods and love to offer raisin cakes to idols.” 8