The Marriage:
     ανηρ [#435]: An adult male. In context, a husband. (most frequent)
     υπανδροσ [#5220]: 'Under a man'; married. (Romans 7:2)
     γυνη [#1135]: Woman, married or unmarried.
     γυναικειοσ [#1134]: A woman, feminine; idiom for wife.

“Therefore what God has joined/yoked together, let no man separate/put apart.” (Matthew 19:6; Mark 10:9)
  συνεζευξεν [#4801].
     συν: union/togetherness.
     ζευξεν: a team/couple yoked together.

>> The Mark reference is preceded by verse 7 & 8, using κολλη:

The 'Glue':
“For a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife; and the two shall be one flesh.” (Mark 10:7-8a; Ephesians 5:31, Genesis 2)
The προσκολληθησεται [#4347, from #2853]

>> Genesis 2:24 sandwiched:
“Do you not know that he being joined to a harlot (πορνη) is one body [with her]? For He says, The two [shall be] into one flesh. But he being joined to the Lord is one spirit [with Him].” (I Corinthians 6:16,17)
  The κολλωμενοσ (2853).
     εν σωμα εστιν: one body is/in body is [with her]. [#4983]
           Not χρωσ (surface of body) or πτωμα (dead body).
     εν πνευμα εστι: one spirit is/in spirit is [with Him]. [#4151]
As a yoked team (pulling together) -- or -- unleavened bread (flour & oil together)?

         Of the επιγαμβρευω [#1918] (Matthew 22:24). A marriage required by obligation (The death of a brother, leaving no heirs); a kinship bond.

Biblical Traditions of γαμοσ:
         A 'Wedding Garment' (Matthew 22:11,12).
         The Jew knew that a feast of some proportion was usually to be associated with a marriage (John 2).
         Revevelation 19:7 -- near reference to a marriage ceremony(?).

The Marriage of Christ:
        (Revelation 19:7) use of Greek aorist tense; the marriage of Christ as being an accomplished fact.
        A preparing of herself; the bride (Revelation 19:7), and a meal (vs. 9) is promised.

I. Marriage is a mystery revealed from God. Ephesians 5:31-33

II. Strong desire has come to a weaker vessel. Genesis 3:16; I Peter 3:7

III. Human marriage: joining in the flesh, consumated in the flesh, indelible until the flesh is set down (in death). Matthew 19:5-6; Romans 7:2-3

  …more contrasts:

HUSBANDWIFE
* as Christ is head of the church
Ephesians 5:23
* as the body/bride of Christ
Ephesians 5:22-29
* capacity for polygamy while relatively less vunerable to those outside
I Timothy 3:2; Deuteronomy 17:14-17
Jacob, Esau, Gideon, Elkanah, David, etc.
* monogamous while relatively more vunerable to those from outside
Genesis 3; I Peter 3:7


* faithfulness in love:
protection, provision, possession
Ephesians 5:25-30
* faithfulness in fidelity to husband
Ephesians 5:22-24; I Peter 3:1-6
* subject to failure and/or perversions when functioning independent of Christ/God.
Romans 1:21-32
* subject to deception when functioning independent of head. (Christ/Husband)
Genesis 3:13;
II Corinthians 11:3


  For Husbands

  For Wives

DirectDirect
Proverbs 5:18-19; 18:22Rejoice in her.Proverbs 12:4Excellence & Shame.
Malachi 12:14-16;
I Corinthians 7:11
Avoid rejection.Proverbs 19:13-14Contention & Prudence.
I Corinthians 7:2Fulfill “duty”Proverbs 31:10-31Wisdom & Virtue.
I Corinthians 7:3-4Body authority.I Corinthians 7:2Fulfill “duty”
I Corinthians 7:5Stop depriving.I Corinthians 7:3-4Body authority
I Corinthians 7:16Remain in hope.I Corinthians 7:5Stop depriving.
I Corinthians 7:29As if…I Corinthians 7:10,24Not leave.
Ephesians 5:23You're Head.I Corinthians 7:16Remain in hope.
Ephesians 5:22-33;
Colossians 3:19
Love; no bitternessI Corinthians 14:34-35Speaking-up.
Ephesians 5:31;
Genesis 2:24
Leave mom & dad.Ephesians 5:22-24;
Colossians 3:18
Your head;
be subject.
I Thessalonians 4:4With honor, not lust.Ephesians 5:33Revere (fear).
I Peter 3:7Understanding.Titus 2:4-5At-home advice.
I Peter 3:1-6Submission.
  Example  Example
Genesis 3:6,17;
I Kings 11:1-8;
Judges 16
Remain alert.Genesis 8:16;
Acts 18:2
Stay by his side.
RuthBoazJudges 4:4-15Only believe.
II Samuel 11:2-5Distraction.Ruth Ruth.
I Samuel 25Abigail.
EstherSecurity in God alone.
Acts 5:1-11Don't lie for him.