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"Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge."
- Hebrews 13:4

"I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully."
- 1 Timothy 5:14

Exodus 22:16
[16] And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.

Proof of marriage
[14] Tobit 7:14
And called Edna his wife, and took paper, and did write an instrument of covenants, and sealed it.
Instrument of Covenant

Ecclesiasticus 42:7
[7] Deliver all things in number and weight; and put all in writing that thou givest out, or receivest in.

Live together
Matthew 19:5
[5] And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?

It is a shame to have a child living in your father’s house
Ecclesiasticus 42:10
[10] In her virginity, lest she should be defiled and gotten with child in her father's house; and having an husband, lest she should misbehave herself; and when she is married, lest she should be barren.

1 Corinthians 7:28
[28] But and if thou marry, thou hast not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she hath not sinned. Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you will have trouble when married

Man is the head of the wife
1 Corinthians 11:3
[3] But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Ephesians 5:22‐23
22] Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
[23] For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour
of the body.

Colossians 3:18‐19
[18] Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
[19] Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Ecclesiasticus 26:7
[7] An evil wife is a yoke shaken to and fro: he that hath hold of her is as though he held a scorpion.

Ecclesiasticus 26:13‐15
[13] The grace of a wife delighteth her husband, and her discretion will fatten his bones.
[14] A silent and loving woman is a gift of the Lord; and there is nothing so much worth as a mind well
[15] A shamefaced and faithful woman is a double grace, and her continent mind cannot be valued.

Ecclesiasticus 26: 23‐25
23] A wicked woman is given as a portion to a wicked man: but a godly woman is given to him that feareth
the Lord.
[24] A dishonest woman contemneth shame: but an honest woman will reverence her husband.
[25] A shameless woman shall be counted as a dog; but she that is shamefaced will fear the Lord. A woman that honoureth her husband shall be judged wise of all; but she that dishonoureth him in her pride shall be counted ungodly of all.

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