Displaying items by tag: Marriage and Family

Displaying items by tag: Marriage and Family

"If any man takes a wife and goes in to her and then turns against her..." (Deuteronomy 22:13) The literal commandment is that a man should take a wife and then "go in to her" (i.e. be conjugally intimate).

"None of the daughters of Israel shall be a cult prostitute, nor shall any of the sons of Israel be a cult prostitute." (Deuteronomy 23:17)

This commandment literally says that none of the daughter of Israel should be a cult prostitute.

The general meaning is "there shall be no licentious women of the daughters of Israel" (i.e. they should be married before having sexual relations).

"If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her [his first wife's] food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights." (Exodus 21:10) The literal commandment is that a man should not reduce his first wife's food, clothing, or conjugal rights if he takes another wife.

"God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth." " (Genesis 1:28) The literal commandment is that a man and his wife should be fruitful and multiply their offspring.

"When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out from his house..." (Deuteronomy 24:1) The literal commandment is that a man should should write a certificate of divorce to a wife in whom has been found some indecency.

"When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out from his house, and she leaves his house and goes and becomes another man's wife, and if the latter husband turns against her and writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out of his house, or if the latter husband dies who took her to be his wife, then her former husband who sent her away is not allowed to take her again to be his wife, since she has been defiled; for that is an abomination before the LORD, and you shall not bring sin on the land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance." (Deuteronomy 24:1-4) The literal commandment is that a man should not re-marry the wife he divorced if she remarries after their divorce and her new husband dies or divorces her.

"When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband's brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her." (Deuteronomy 25:5) The literal commandment is that a man should marry his deceased brother's childless widow.

"When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband's brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her. It shall be that the firstborn whom she bears shall assume the name of his dead brother, so that his name will not be blotted out from Israel. But if the man does not desire to take his brother's wife, then his brother's wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, 'My husband's brother refuses to establish a name for his brother in Israel; he is not willing to perform the duty of a husband's brother to me.' Then the elders of his city shall summon him and speak to him. And if he persists and says, 'I do not desire to take her,' then his brother's wife shall come to him in the sight of the elders, and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face; and she shall declare, 'Thus it is done to the man who does not build up his brother's house.' In Israel his name shall be called, 'The house of him whose sandal is removed.' " (Deuteronomy 25:5-10) The literal commandment is that a childless widow should perform a certain ceremony to indicate that a levirite marriage with her brother-in-law will not occur.

"When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband's brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her. It shall be that the firstborn whom she bears shall assume the name of his dead brother, so that his name will not be blotted out from Israel. But if the man does not desire to take his brother's wife, then his brother's wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, 'My husband's brother refuses to establish a name for his brother in Israel; he is not willing to perform the duty of a husband's brother to me.' Then the elders of his city shall summon him and speak to him. And if he persists and says, 'I do not desire to take her,' then his brother's wife shall come to him in the sight of the elders, and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face; and she shall declare, 'Thus it is done to the man who does not build up his brother's house.' In Israel his name shall be called, 'The house of him whose sandal is removed.'" (Deuteronomy 25:5-10) The literal commandment is that a childless widow should not be married outside of her family... unless a certain ceremony takes place to free the brother and the widow from the levirite marriage.

"If a man finds a girl who is a virgin, who is not engaged, and seizes her and lies with her and they are discovered, then the man who lay with her shall give to the girl's father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall become his wife because he has violated her; he cannot divorce her all his days." (Deuteronomy 22:28) The literal commandment is that a man who seizes and lies with a virgin must pay fifty shekels of silver and must marry the woman without possibility of divorce.

"then the man who lay with her shall give to the girl's father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall become his wife because he has violated her; he cannot divorce her all his days." (Deuteronomy 22:29)

"and they shall fine him a hundred shekels of silver and give it to the girl's father, because he publicly defamed a virgin of Israel. And she shall remain his wife; he cannot divorce her all his days." (Deuteronomy 22:19)

"and they shall fine him a hundred shekels of silver and give it to the girl's father, because he publicly defamed a virgin of Israel. And she shall remain his wife; he cannot divorce her all his days." (Deuteronomy 22:19)

"or when a spirit of jealousy comes over a man and he is jealous of his wife, he shall then make the woman stand before the LORD, and the priest shall apply all this law to her." (Numbers 5:30)

"the man shall then bring his wife to the priest, and shall bring as an offering for her one-tenth of an ephah of barley meal; he shall not pour oil on it nor put frankincense on it, for it is a grain offering of jealousy, a grain offering of memorial, a reminder of iniquity." (Numbers 5:15)

"the man shall then bring his wife to the priest, and shall bring as an offering for her one-tenth of an ephah of barley meal; he shall not pour oil on it nor put frankincense on it, for it is a grain offering of jealousy, a grain offering of memorial, a reminder of iniquity." (Numbers 5:15)

"Furthermore, you shall not intermarry with them; you shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor shall you take their daughters for your sons." (Deuteronomy 7:3)

"No Ammonite or Moabite shall enter the assembly of the LORD; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, shall ever enter the assembly of the LORD, because they did not meet you with food and water on the way when you came out of Egypt, and because they hired against you Balaam the son of Beor from Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse you." (Deuteronomy 23:3-4)

"No Ammonite or Moabite shall enter the assembly of the LORD; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, shall ever enter the assembly of the LORD," (Deuteronomy 23:3)

"No one who is emasculated or has his male organ cut off shall enter the assembly of the LORD." (Deuteronomy 23:1)

"He who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death." (Exodus 21:17)

"He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death." (Exodus 21:15)

"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you." (Exodus 20:12)

"Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God." (Leviticus 19:3)

"If any man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey his father or his mother, and when they chastise him, he will not even listen to them," (Deuteronomy 21:18)

"But Aaron spoke to Moses, 'Behold, this very day they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD. When things like these happened to me, if I had eaten a sin offering today, would it have been good in the sight of the LORD?" (Leviticus 10:19)