... OF THE BILL OF DIVORCE (SEVEN ARTICLES) Whether inseparableness of the wife is of natural law? She is devoted to being good her husband and does not gossip to others about him. The first Biblical reference to a wife is found Genesis 2:21-25 when God made a woman from Adam’s rib. Her work has been featured on Proverbs 31 Ministries, MOPS, Today's Christian Woman, and Focus On the Family. ), from which circumstances Benzinger (New Sch-Herz, IV, 276) derives the explanation of this institution in Israel. Christianity.com is a member of the Salem Web Network of sites including: Copyright © 2020, Christianity.com. When a wife strives to model Christ, she influences her husband with her Godly behavior (Romans 12:18-21; 1 Corinthians 7:13-17; 1 Peter 3:1-6). This love is one of mercy, forgiveness, compassion, and selflessness. Identity Politics vs. Transactional Politics. For I am an old man, and my wife is well advanced in years. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Matthew 1:24Joseph arose from his sleep, and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took his wife to himself;(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Matthew 5:27You have knowledge that it was said, You may not have connection with another man's wife:(BBE), Matthew 5:31"It was also said,'Whoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorce,'(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Matthew 5:32but I tell you that whoever puts away his wife, except for the cause of sexual immorality, makes her an adulteress; and whoever marries her when she is put away commits adultery. 1316 . Likewise, the English word woman denotes a man with a womb. This requires a wife to submit to her husband’s leadership (Ephesians 5:22), not in a way that is demeaning, but is in synch with supporting one another as believers (Ephesians 5:21). Asenath -- perhaps "belonging to Neith," the wife of Joseph... 620, 621. The surprising facts about why atheists... What Does The Bible Say About Our Thoughts? (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Genesis 11:29Abram and Nahor took wives. Malachi .../c/covenant-wife.htm - 6k, Mid-wife (1 Occurrence)Mid-wife. The Wife’s Role in a Biblical Marriage. So why would Paul recommend an overseer also known as an Elder or Deacon be the husband of one wife. So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Words for "woman" also double for "wife" in some languages. ", 4478. Title Page. If you are a wife, then God has called you to a wonderful position. Or how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife? What Does the 'Husband of One Wife' Mean in 1 Timothy 3:2? The right to inherit the widow soon became a duty to marry her if the deceased had left no sons, and in case there was no brother-in-law, the duty of marriage devolved on the father-in-law or the agnate who inherited, whoever this might be. David’s son, Solomon, however, went overboard, flouting a stipulation in Deuteronomy 17:16-17 that kings should not accumulate “too many” wives. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Matthew 18:25But because he couldn't pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, with his wife, his children, and all that he had, and payment to be made. com/?gws_rd=ssl #q=definition+of+wife, Please also opt me in for Exclusive Offers from Patheos’s Partners. Objection 1: It would ... //christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether it was lawful for.htm, Whether Husband and Wife are Equal in the Marriage Act? Priska -- Prisca, a Christian and the wife of Aquila ... Prisca, a Christian and the wife of Aquila. <. The ordinance of marriage was sanctioned in Paradise ( Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:4-6).Monogamy was the original law under which man lived, but polygamy early commenced ( Genesis 4:19), and continued to prevail all down through Jewish history.The law … Biblical submission allows a wife to confidently follow her husband’s lead. Let every one of you in particular, so love his wife even as himself, and let the wife see that she reverence her husband. .../b/basemath.htm - 9k, Ab'igail (16 Occurrences)... 1 Samuel 25:3 Now the name of the man was Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail; and the woman was of good understanding, and of a beautiful face: but the .../a/ab'igail.htm - 10k, Abim'elech (58 Occurrences)... Abim'elech (58 Occurrences). (2014). For the seven had her as a wife. Conceptually, as the woman was an extension from the man, the word for wife is also an extension of the word for man. And Ephesians 5:23 makes it clear that a man does have responsibility for leadership in his home. Genesis 20:2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife: 'She is my sister.' Covenant-victim, Covenant-wife. We find those roles in Titus 2:3-5, 1 Timothy 5:14; and Proverbs 31:10-31. A wife must be chaste or sexually faithful to her husband and provide for his sexual needs. She shares her heart with him as he does with her. 1 Chronicles 2:29. Please feel free to link to pages on this site, but do not copy articles without authors' permission. Abital -- "my father is (the) dew," a wife of David... 36, 37. The first Biblical reference to a wife is found Genesis 2:21-25 when God made a woman from Adam’s rib. Thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. From la'ah; weary; Leah, a wife of Jacob -- Leah. (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV), Matthew 1:20But when he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, don't be afraid to take to yourself Mary, your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Acts 18:2He found a certain Jew named Aquila, a man of Pontus by race, who had recently come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to depart from Rome. In the Bible, the word “helper” is only used to refer to Eve, during creation, and God himself. Once you experience the swiftness and ease-of-use SwordSearcher gives you right on your own computer, combined with the most powerful search features available, you will never want to use the web to do online study again. They are to be: 1 Timothy 3:2 literally meant for a man to be married to one wife. He built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch. Photo Credit: ©iStock/Getty Images Plus/Carolyn Horlings. (WEY), 1 Timothy 3:2The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching;(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Timothy 3:12Let servants be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well. Video: Inspiration: The Original Autographs Only? Transliteration: Leah Phonetic Spelling: (lay-aw') Short Definition: Leah. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Corinthians 7:2But, because of sexual immoralities, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. 2. Midwife, Mid-wife. “Now the overseer is to be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach…”. For a complete Scripture study system, try SwordSearcher Bible Software, which includes the unabridged version of this dictionary. "(WEY), Mark 10:7For this cause a man will leave his father and mother, and will join to his wife,(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV), Mark 10:11He said to them, "Whoever divorces his wife, and marries another, commits adultery against her. 6990 . ... Rachel. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Genesis 11:31Terah took Abram his son, Lot the son of Haran, his son's son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife. Like Him, serving her husband should be out of desire to inspire him to be what God has called him to be. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Corinthians 7:33but he who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please his wife. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Luke 20:29There were therefore seven brothers. (BBE), Luke 18:29He said to them, "Most certainly I tell you, there is no one who has left house, or wife, or brothers, or parents, or children, for the Kingdom of God's sake,(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Luke 20:28They asked him, "Teacher, Moses wrote to us that if a man's brother dies having a wife, and he is childless, his brother should take the wife, and raise up children for his brother. In doing so, she glorifies God by modeling the relationship between Christ and the church. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Corinthians 7:3Let the husband render to his wife the affection owed her, and likewise also the wife to her husband. For the seven had her as a wife." (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), Luke 20:30The second took her as wife, and he died childless. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Timothy 5:9Let no one be enrolled as a widow under sixty years old, having been the wife of one man,(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), Titus 1:6if anyone is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, who are not accused of loose or unruly behavior.