Torrey's New Topical Textbook
Divinely instituted @Ge 2:24.
A covenant relationship @Mal 2:4.
The expectation of the promised seed of the woman an incentive to, in the early age @Ge 3:15; 4:1.
Lawful in all @1Co 7:2,28; 1Ti 5:14.
Honourable for all @Heb 13:4.
Should be only in the Lord @1Co 7:39.
Indissoluble during the joint lives of the parties @Mt 19:6; Ro 7:2,3; 1Co 7:39.
Early introduction of polygamy @Ge 4:19.
Contracted in patriarchal age with near relations @Ge 20:12; 24:24; 28:2.
Often contracted by parents for children @Ge 24:49-51; 34:6,8.
Should be with consent of parents @Ge 28:8; Jdj 14:2,3.
Consent of the parties necessary to @Ge 24:57,58; 1Sa 18:20; 25:41.
Parents might refuse to give their children in @Ex 22:17; De 7:3.
Forbidden to contract, with their near relations. @Le 18:6.
Priest not to contract, with divorced or improper persons @Le 21:7.
Forbidden to contract with idolaters. @De 7:3,4; Jos 23:12; Ezr 9:11,12.
Often contracted with foreigners. @1Ki 11:1; Ne 13:23.
Sometimes guilty of polygamy. @1Ki 11:1,3.
Careful in contracting for their children. @Ge 24:2,3; 28:1,2.
Betrothed themselves some time before. @De 20:7; Jdj 14:5,7,8; Mt 1:18.
Contracted when young. @Pr 2:17; Joe 1:8.
Often contracted, in their own tribe. @Ex 2:1; Nu 36:6-13; Lu 1:5,27.
Obliged to contract with a brother's wife who died without seed. @De 25:5; Mt 22:24.
Considered being debarred from, a reproach. @Isa 4:1.
Considered being debarred from, a cause of grief. @Jdj 11:38.
Often punished by being debarred from. @Jer 7:34; 16:9; 25:10.
Were allowed divorce from, because of hardness of their hearts. @De 24:1; Mt 19:7,8.
Exempted from going to war immediately after. @De 20:7.
The high priest not to contract, with a widow or a divorced or profane person @Le 21:14.
Contracted at the gate and before witnesses @Ru 4:1,10,11.
Modes of demanding women in @Ge 24:3,4; 34:6,8; 1Sa 25:39,40.
Elder daughters usually given in, before the younger @Ge 29:26.
A dowry given to the woman's parents before @Ge 29:18; 34:12; 1Sa 18:27,28; Ho 3:2.
A benediction pronounced after @Ge 24:60; Ru 4:11,12.
Garments provided for guests at @Mt 22:12.
Infidelity of those contracted in, punished as if married @De 22:23,24; Mt 1:19.
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