Mark 6:18

6:18 For John had repeatedly told Herod, “It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife.”

Mark 12:33

12:33 And to love him with all your heart, with all your mind, and with all your strength and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.”

tn The imperfect tense verb is here rendered with an iterative force.

sn It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife. This was a violation of OT law (Lev 18:16; 20:21). In addition, both Herod Antipas and Herodias had each left marriages to enter into this union.

sn A quotation from Deut 6:5.

sn A quotation from Lev 19:18.