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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Wives

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  • Not to be selected from among the ungodly
    Genesis 24:3 ; 26:34,35 ; 28:1

  • DUTIES OF, TO THEIR HUSBANDS
    • To love them
      Titus 2:4
    • To reverence them
      Ephesians 5:33
    • To be faithful to them
      1 Corinthians 7:3-5,10
    • To be subject to them
      Genesis 3:16 ; Ephesians 5:22,24 ; 1 Peter 3:1
    • To obey them
      1 Corinthians 14:34 ; Titus 2:5
    • To remain with them for life
      Romans 7:2,3

  • SHOULD BE ADORNED
    • Not with ornaments
      1 Timothy 2:9 ; 1 Peter 3:3
    • With modesty and sobriety
      1 Timothy 2:9
    • With a meek and quiet spirit
      1 Peter 3:4,5
    • With good works
      1 Timothy 2:10 ; 5:10

  • GOOD
    • Are from the Lord
      Proverbs 19:14
    • Are a token of the favour of God
      Proverbs 18:22
    • Are a blessing to husbands
      Proverbs 12:4 ; 31:10,12
    • Bring honour on husbands
      Proverbs 31:23
    • Secure confidence of husbands
      Proverbs 31:11
    • Are praised by husbands
      Proverbs 31:28
    • Are diligent and prudent
      Proverbs 31:13-27
    • Are benevolent to the poor
      Proverbs 31:20
    • Duty of, to unbelieving husbands
      1 Corinthians 7:13,14,16 ; 1 Peter 3:1,2
    • Should be silent in the Churches
      1 Corinthians 14:34

  • Should seek religious instruction from their husbands
    1 Corinthians 14:35

  • Of ministers should be exemplary
    1 Timothy 3:11

  • Good-Exemplified
    • Wife of Manoah
      Judges 13:10
    • Orpah and Ruth
      Ruth 1:4,8
    • Abigail
      1 Samuel 25:3
    • Esther
      Esther 2:15-17
    • Elizabeth
      Luke 1:6
    • Priscilla
      Acts 18:2,26
    • Sarah
      1 Peter 3:6

  • Bad-Exemplified
    • Samson's wife
      Judges 14:15-17
    • Michal
      2 Samuel 6:16
    • Jezebel
      1 Kings 21:25
    • Zeresh
      Esther 5:14
    • Job's wife
      Job 2:9
    • Herodias
      Mark 6:17
    • Sapphira
      Acts 5:1,2

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Wives'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/w/wives.html. 1897.

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