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The Wife Is Bound By The Law As Long As Her Husband Liveth (Bible)


1 CORINTHIANS 7: 10-11

And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband:

But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife


1 CORINTHIANS 7: 39
The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.


ROMANS 7: 2-3

For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.

So then if, while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.


*probable comparison:
***Mark 10: 1-12, Luke 16: 18;

Eph 5: 22,28,33, Col 3: 18-19

Submitted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Edited: Sunday, January 01, 2012

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