New Living Translation
He may not marry a widow, a woman who is divorced, or a woman who has defiled herself by prostitution. She must be a virgin from his own clan,
King James Bible
A widow, or a divorced woman, or profane, or an harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.
Darby Bible Translation
A widow, or a divorced woman, or a dishonoured one, a harlot, these shall he not take; but he shall take as wife a virgin from among his peoples.
World English Bible
A widow, or one divorced, or a woman who has been defiled, or a prostitute, these he shall not marry: but a virgin of his own people shall he take as a wife.
Young's Literal Translation
widow, or cast out, or polluted one -- a harlot -- these he doth not take, but a virgin of his own people he doth take for a wife,
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LibraryThirtieth Lesson. An Holy Priesthood;'
An holy priesthood;' Or, The Ministry of Intercession. An holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.'--I Peter ii. 5. Ye shall be named the Priests of the Lord.'--Isaiah lxi. 6. THE Spirit of the Lord God is upon me: because the Lord hath anointed me.' These are the words of Jesus in Isaiah. As the fruit of His work all redeemed ones are priests, fellow-partakers with Him of His anointing with the Spirit as High Priest. Like the precious ointment upon …
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer
Eleventh Day. The Holy one of Israel.
"Priests may not marry a woman defiled by prostitution, and they may not marry a woman who is divorced from her husband, for the priests are set apart as holy to their God.
"The high priest may marry only a virgin.
so that he will not dishonor his descendants among his clan, for I am the LORD who makes him holy."
They may choose their wives only from among the virgins of Israel or the widows of the priests. They may not marry other widows or divorced women.
Jump to PreviousBehaviour Cast Common Defiled Divorced Harlot Harlotry Husband Loose Marry Peoples Polluted Priest Profane Profaned Prostitute Prostitution Rather Virgin Wife
Jump to NextBehaviour Cast Common Defiled Divorced Harlot Harlotry Husband Loose Marry Peoples Polluted Priest Profane Profaned Prostitute Prostitution Rather Virgin Wife
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