Solomon moved Pharaoh’s daughter up from the City of David 1 to the palace he had built for her, for he said, “My wife must not live in the palace of King David of Israel, for the places where the ark of the Lord has entered are holy.”
No one who has even a small portion of the Spirit in him does this. 1 What did our ancestor 2 do when seeking a child from God? Be attentive, then, to your own spirit, for one should not be disloyal to the wife he took in his youth. 3
“The Lord, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house and the land of my relatives, 1 promised me with a solemn oath, 2 ‘To your descendants I will give this land.’ He will send his angel 3 before you so that you may find 4 a wife for my son from there.
He answered, ‘The Lord, before whom I have walked, 1 will send his angel with you. He will make your journey a success and you will find a wife for my son from among my relatives, from my father’s family.
Suppose your own full brother, 1 your son, your daughter, your beloved wife, or your closest friend should seduce you secretly and encourage you to go and serve other gods 2 that neither you nor your ancestors 3 have previously known, 4
They will fine him one hundred shekels of silver and give them to the young woman’s father, for the man who made the accusation 1 ruined the reputation 2 of an Israelite virgin. She will then become his wife and he may never divorce her as long as he lives.
But his wife said to him, “If the Lord wanted to kill us, he would not have accepted the burnt offering and the grain offering from us. 1 He would not have shown us all these things, or have spoken to us like this just now.”
His daughter-in-law, the wife of Phineas, was pregnant and close to giving birth. When she heard that the ark of God was captured and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she doubled over and gave birth. But her labor pains were too much for her.
Saul sent messengers to David’s house to guard it and to kill him in the morning. Then David’s wife Michal told him, “If you do not save yourself 1 tonight, tomorrow you will be dead!”
Uriah replied to David, “The ark and Israel and Judah reside in temporary shelters, and my lord Joab and my lord’s soldiers are camping in the open field. Should I go to my house to eat and drink and have marital relations 1 with my wife? As surely as you are alive, 2 I will not do this thing!”
Haman’s 1 wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, “Have a gallows seventy-five feet 2 high built, and in the morning tell the king that Mordecai should be hanged on it. Then go with the king to the banquet contented.” 3 It seemed like a good idea to Haman, so he had the gallows built.
“Therefore this is what the Lord says: ‘Your wife will become a prostitute in the streets 1 and your sons and daughters will die violently. 2 Your land will be given to others 3 and you will die in a foreign 4 land. Israel will certainly be carried into exile 5 away from its land.’”
The man who has raped her must pay her father fifty shekels of silver and she must become his wife because he has violated her; he may never divorce her as long as he lives.
By Hushim he fathered Abitub and Elpaal.
When the Lord first spoke 1 through 2 Hosea, he 3 said to him, 4 “Go marry 5 a prostitute 6 who will bear illegitimate children conceived through prostitution, 7 because the nation 8 continually commits spiritual prostitution 9 by turning away from
So Isaac called for Jacob and blessed him. Then he commanded him, “You must not marry a Canaanite woman! 1