“Therefore what God has joined/yoked together, let no man separate/put apart.”
ζευξεν: a team/couple yoked together.
>> The Mark reference is preceded by verse 7 & 8, using κολλη:
“For a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife; and the two shall be
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
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);
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
I. Marriage is a mystery revealed from God.
II. Strong desire has come to a
III. Human marriage: joining in the flesh, consumated in the flesh, indelible until the flesh is set down
|* as Christ is head of the church|
|* as the body/bride of Christ|
|* capacity for polygamy while relatively less vunerable |
I Timothy 3:2;
Jacob, Esau, Gideon, Elkanah,
|* monogamous while relatively more vunerable to |
|* faithfulness in love:|
protection, provision, possession
|* faithfulness in fidelity |
|* subject to failure and/or perversions when functioning independent of Christ/God.|
|* subject to deception when functioning independent of head. |
|Proverbs 5:18-19; 18:22||Rejoice in her.||Proverbs 12:4||Excellence & Shame.|
I Corinthians 7:11
|Avoid rejection.||Proverbs 19:13-14||Contention & Prudence.|
|I Corinthians 7:2||Fulfill “duty”||Proverbs 31:10-31||Wisdom & Virtue.|
|I Corinthians 7:3-4||Body authority.||I Corinthians 7:2||Fulfill “duty”|
|I Corinthians 7:5||Stop depriving.||I Corinthians 7:3-4||Body authority|
|I Corinthians 7:16||Remain in hope.||I Corinthians 7:5||Stop depriving.|
|I Corinthians 7:29||As if||I Corinthians 7:10,24||Not leave.|
|Ephesians 5:23||You're Head.||I Corinthians 7:16||Remain in hope.|
|Love; no bitterness||I Corinthians 14:34-35||Speaking-up.|
|Leave mom & dad.||Ephesians 5:22-24;|
|I Thessalonians 4:4||With honor, not lust.||Ephesians 5:33||Revere (fear).|
|I Peter 3:7||Understanding.||Titus 2:4-5||At-home advice.|
|I Peter 3:1-6||Submission.|
I Kings 11:1-8;
|Remain alert.||Genesis 8:16;|
|Stay by his side.|
|Ruth||Boaz||Judges 4:4-15||Only believe.|
|II Samuel 11:2-5||Distraction.||Ruth||Ruth.|
|I Samuel 25||Abigail.|
|Esther||Security in God alone.|
|Acts 5:1-11||Don't lie for him.|