discard the clothing she was wearing when captured, 1 and stay 2 in your house, lamenting for her father and mother for a full month. After that you may have sexual relations 3 with her and become her husband and she your wife.
David sent some messengers to get her. 1 She came to him and he had sexual relations with her. 2 (Now at that time she was in the process of purifying herself from her menstrual uncleanness.) 3 Then she returned to her home.
and they are afraid of heights and the dangers 1 in the street; the almond blossoms 2 grow white, 3 and the grasshopper 4 drags itself along, 5 and the caper berry 6 shrivels up 7 – because man goes to his eternal home, 8 and the mourners go about in the streets –
“‘But you trusted in your beauty and capitalized on your fame by becoming a prostitute. You offered your sexual favors to every man who passed by so that your beauty 1 became his.
Plead earnestly 1 with your 2 mother (for 3 she is not my wife, and I am not her husband), so that 4 she might put an end to her adulterous lifestyle, 5 and turn away from her sexually immoral behavior. 6
because his judgments are true and just. 1 For he has judged 2 the great prostitute who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality, and has avenged the blood of his servants 3 poured out by her own hands!” 4
Then Sarai said to Abram, “You have brought this wrong on me! 1 I allowed my servant to have sexual relations with you, 2 but when she realized 3 that she was pregnant, she despised me. 4 May the Lord judge between you and me!” 5
Look, I have two daughters who have never had sexual relations with 1 a man. Let me bring them out to you, and you can do to them whatever you please. 2 Only don’t do anything to these men, for they have come under the protection 3 of my roof.” 4
Then the priest will put the woman under oath and say to the her, “If no other 1 man has had sexual relations with you, and if you have not gone astray and become defiled while under your husband’s authority, may you be free from this bitter water that brings a curse. 2
This is what the Lord says: ‘I am about to bring disaster on you 1 from inside your own household! 2 Right before your eyes I will take your wives and hand them over to your companion. 3 He will have sexual relations with 4 your wives in broad daylight! 5
Then David went to his palace 1 in Jerusalem. The king took the ten concubines he had left to care for the palace and placed them under confinement. 2 Though he provided for their needs, he did not have sexual relations with them. 3 They remained in confinement until the day they died, living out the rest of their lives as widows.