“You have heard that it was said, ‘Do not commit adultery.’ 1
Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.
They said, “Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her.” 1
None of the seven had children. Finally, the woman died too.
Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered?
Then she will reply to me, “Drink, and I’ll draw water for your camels too.” May that woman be the one whom the Lord has chosen for my master’s son.’
Then I asked her, ‘Whose daughter are you?’ She replied, ‘The daughter of Bethuel the son of Nahor, whom Milcah bore to Nahor.’ 1 I put the ring in her nose and the bracelets on her wrists.
Then I bowed down and worshiped the Lord. I praised the Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me on the right path to find the granddaughter 1 of my master’s brother for his son.
You must not have sexual intercourse with both a woman and her daughter; you must not take as wife either her son’s daughter or her daughter’s daughter to have intercourse with them. 1 They are closely related to her 2 – it is lewdness. 3
David settled with Achish in Gath, along with his men and their families. 1 David had with him his two wives, Ahinoam the Jezreelite and Abigail the Carmelite, Nabal’s widow.
For many in Judah had sworn allegiance to him, 1 because he was the son-in-law of Shecaniah son of Arah. His son Jonathan had married the daughter of Meshullam son of Berechiah.
And whoever has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much 1 and will inherit eternal life.
Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, 1 there is no one who has left home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields for my sake and for the sake of the gospel
For if a woman will not cover her head, she should cut off her hair. But if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, she should cover her head.
Let our leaders take steps 1 on behalf of all the assembly. Let all those in our towns who have married foreign women come at an appointed time, and with them the elders of each town and its judges, until the hot anger of our God is turned away from us in this matter.”