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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Marriage

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  • Consanguinous, Abraham and Sarah
    Genesis 11:29; 12:13; 20:3,9-16

  • Isaac and Rebekah
    Genesis 24:3,4,67; 28:2

  • Jacob and his wives
    Genesis 29:15-30

  • See below, in the elaborated ext

  • Levirate (the brother required to marry a brother's widow)
    Genesis 38:8,11; Deuteronomy 25:5-10; Ruth 4:5; Matthew 22:24; Mark 12:19-23; Luke 20:28

  • Parents contract for their children
    • Hagar selects a wife for Ishmael
      Genesis 21:21
    • Abraham for Isaac
      Genesis 24
    • Laban arranges for his daughters' marriage
      Genesis 29
    • Samson asks his parents to procure him a wife
      Judges 14:2

  • Parents' consent requires in the Mosaic law
    Exodus 22:17

  • Presents given to parents to secure their favor
    Genesis 24:53; 34:12; Deuteronomy 22:29; 1 Samuel 18:25; Hosea 3:2

  • Nuptial feasts
    Genesis 29:22; Judges 14:12; Esther 2:18; Matthew 22:11,12

  • Jesus present at
    John 2:1-5

  • Ceremony attested by witnesses
    Ruth 4:1-11; Isaiah 8:1-3

  • The groom exempt one year from military duty
    Deuteronomy 24:5

  • Bridal ornaments
    Isaiah 49:18; Jeremiah 2:32

  • Bridal presents
    Genesis 24:53; Psalm 45:12

  • A herald preceded the bridegroom
    Matthew 25:6

  • Wedding robes adorned with jewels
    Isaiah 61:10

  • Wives obtained
    • By purchase
      Genesis 29:20; Ruth 4:10; Hosea 3:2; 12:12
    • By kidnapping
      Judges 21:21-23

  • Given by Kings
    1 Samuel 17:25; 18:17,21

  • Daughters given in, as rewards of valor
    Judges 1:12; 1 Samuel 17:25; 18:27

  • Wives taken by edict
    Esther 2:2-4,8-14

  • David gave one hundred Philistine foreskins for a wife
    2 Samuel 3:14

  • Wives among the Israelites must be Israelites
    Exodus 34:16; Deuteronomy 7:3,4; 1 Chronicles 23:22; Ezra 9:1,2,12; Nehemiah 10:30; 13:26,27; Malachi 2:11; 1 Corinthians 7:39; 2 Corinthians 6:14

  • Betrothal a quasi-marriage
    Matthew 1:18; Luke 1:27

  • Betrothal made with the spirit
    Ezekiel 16:8

  • Celibacy deplored
    Judges 11:38; Isaiah 4:1; Jeremiah 16:9

  • Advised
    1 Corinthians 7:7,8,24-40

  • Obligations under, inferior to duty to God
    Deuteronomy 13:6-10; Matthew 19:29; Luke 14:26

  • Not binding after death
    Matthew 22:29,30; Mark 12:24,25

  • See BRIDE

  • See BRIDEGROOM

  • UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO
    Genesis 2:23,24; Exodus 22:16,17; Leviticus 18:6-18; 20:14,17,19-21; 21:1,7,13-15; Numbers 36:8; Deuteronomy 21:10-14; 24:1-5; Proverbs 18:22; 21:9,19; Jeremiah 29:6; Hosea 2:19,20; Malachi 2:13-16; Matthew 5:31,32; Mark 6:17,18; 10:2-12; Matthew 19:2-9; Luke 16:18; Romans 7:1-3; 1 Corinthians 6:16; 7:1-40; 9:5; 11:11,12; 1 Timothy 3:2,12; 4:1,3; 5:14; Hebrews 13:4

  • FIGURATIVE
    Isaiah 54:5; 62:4,5; Jeremiah 3:14; 31:32; Hosea 1:2; 2:19,20; Ephesians 5:30-32; Revelation 19:7-9

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Marriage'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/m/marriage.html. 1896.

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