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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(imp. & p. p.) of Betroth.
3423. mnesteuo -- to espouse, betroth
... Verb Transliteration: mnesteuo Phonetic Spelling: (mnace-tyoo'-o) Short Definition:
I ask in marriage Definition: I ask in marriage; pass: I am betrothed. ...
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718. harmozo -- to fit, join, hence to join oneself to (in ...
... Word Origin from harmos Definition to fit, join, hence to join oneself to (in marriage)
NASB Word Usage betrothed (1), suffer (1), treated (1). espouse. ...
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3565. numphe -- a bride, a young woman
... From a primary but obsolete verb nupto (to veil as a bride; compare Latin "nupto,"
to marry); a young married woman (as veiled), including a betrothed girl; by ...
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Strong's Hebrew
781. aras -- to betroth
... engaged. Word Origin a prim. root Definition to betroth NASB Word Usage
betroth (4), betrothed (1), engaged (6). betroth, espouse. ...
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One who had Betrothed a Maiden, Corrupted Her Sister...
... Canon XXV. One who had betrothed a maiden, corrupted her sister� One who had
betrothed a maiden, corrupted her sister, so that she conceived. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xxv one who had.htm

It is Decreed that virgins who have Been Betrothed...
... Canon XI. It is decreed that virgins who have been betrothed� It is decreed
that virgins who have been betrothed, and who have ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xi it is decreed.htm

He who Brings to the Intercourse of Marriage a Woman who is ...
... The Sixth Ecumenical Council. Canon XCVIII. He who brings to the intercourse
of marriage a woman who is betrothed to another� ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xcviii he who brings.htm

Whether Seven Years is Fittingly Assigned as the Age for Betrothal ...
... Now a betrothal can be arranged by the parents without the knowledge of either of
the persons betrothed. ... Therefore they can become betrothed before that age. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether seven years is fittingly.htm

The Parallel Case of Mary Considered.
... arguments), again, there is one who appears to himself to have made an ingenious
answer; (to the effect that) inasmuch as Mary was "betrothed," therefore it is ...
/.../tertullian/on the veiling of virgins/chapter vi the parallel case of.htm

Whether a Betrothal Can be Dissolved?
... penalty. Now the man who contracts an infirmity would be punished if he were
to lose his right to the woman betrothed to him. Therefore ...
/...// theologica/whether a betrothal can be.htm

A Night to be Remembered
... And I entreat Thee now, that Thou wilt look upon me in Thy fathomless mercy,
and that Thou wilt be to me as my betrothed and my beloved. ...
/...// friends of god/chapter xxxix a night to.htm

The Rule of Veiling not Applicable to Children.
... And the betrothed indeed have the example of Rebecca, who, when she was being
conducted"herself still unknown"to an unknown betrothed, as soon as she ...
/.../tertullian/on the veiling of virgins/chapter xi the rule of veiling.htm

Annunciation to Joseph of the Birth of Jesus.
... we seek to be wise above what is written as to the birth of the Son of God] of Jesus
Christ was on this wise: When his mother Mary had been betrothed [The Jews ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/ix annunciation to joseph of.htm

Joseph Therefore came from Judæa into Galilee, Intending to Marry ...
... Joseph therefore came from Judæa into Galilee, intending to marry the virgin who
had been betrothed to him; for already three months had elapsed, and it was ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of the nativity of mary/chapter 10 joseph therefore came.htm

Betrothed (19 Occurrences)
... & pp) of Betroth. Multi-Version Concordance Betrothed (19 Occurrences). ... Luke 1:27
to a maiden betrothed to a man of the name of Joseph, a descendant of David. ...
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Betroth (5 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary To promise "by one's truth." Men and women were
betrothed when they were engaged to be married. This usually ...
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Lain (57 Occurrences)
... (DBY). Exodus 22:16 And when a man doth entice a virgin who 'is' not betrothed,
and hath lain with her, he doth certainly endow her to himself for a wife; (YLT) ...
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Betrothal (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Engagement for marriage; betrothing, or the fact
of being betrothed; a mutual promise, engagement, or contract for a future ...
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Seduce (8 Occurrences)
... (b) The seduction of a betrothed virgin: This case (Deuteronomy 22:23-27; not referred
to in the other codes) is treated as virtually one of adultery, the ...
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Damsel (43 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 22:23 If a damsel that is a virgin be betrothed unto an husband, and
a man find her in the city, and lie with her; (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT). ...
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Finds (71 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 22:23 If there be a damsel that is a virgin betrothed unto a man,
and a man find her in the city, and lie with her; (See NAS). ...
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Intended (38 Occurrences)
... 4. (a.) Betrothed; affianced; as, an intended husband. 5. (n.) One with whom
marriage is designed; one who is betrothed; an affianced lover. ...
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... For example, in 2 Samuel 3:14, "I espoused to me" (Hebrew 'erasti li) becomes "I
betrothed to me." So also, in Matthew 1:18 Luke 1:27; Luke 2:5 which refer to ...
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Espouse (2 Occurrences)
... For example, in 2 Samuel 3:14, "I espoused to me" (Hebrew 'erasti li) becomes "I
betrothed to me." So also, in Matthew 1:18 Luke 1:27; Luke 2:5 which refer to ...
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Bible Concordance
Betrothed (19 Occurrences)

Matthew 1:18 The circumstances of the birth of Jesus Christ were these. After his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they were united in marriage, she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit.

Luke 1:27 to a maiden betrothed to a man of the name of Joseph, a descendant of David. The maiden's name was Mary.

Luke 2:5 to have himself registered together with Mary, who was betrothed to him and was with child.

1 Corinthians 7:36 But if any man thinks that he is behaving inappropriately toward his virgin, if she is past the flower of her age, and if need so requires, let him do what he desires. He doesn't sin. Let them marry.
(See RSV)

1 Corinthians 7:37 But he who stands steadfast in his heart, having no necessity, but has power over his own heart, to keep his own virgin, does well.
(See RSV)

1 Corinthians 7:38 so that both he who is giving in marriage doth well, and he who is not giving in marriage doth better.
(See RSV)

2 Corinthians 11:2 I am jealous over you with God's own jealousy. For I have betrothed you to Christ to present you to Him like a faithful bride to her one husband.

Exodus 21:8 If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself, then shall he let her be redeemed: to sell her unto a strange nation he shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her.

Exodus 21:9 And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.

Exodus 22:16 And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.

Leviticus 19:20 And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.

Deuteronomy 20:7 And what man is there that hath betrothed a wife, and hath not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.

Deuteronomy 22:23 If a damsel that is a virgin be betrothed unto an husband, and a man find her in the city, and lie with her;

Deuteronomy 22:25 But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die.

Deuteronomy 22:27 For he found her in the field, and the betrothed damsel cried, and there was none to save her.

Deuteronomy 22:28 If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, which is not betrothed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found;

2 Samuel 3:14 And David sent messengers to Ish-bosheth, Saul's son, saying, Deliver me my wife Michal, whom I betrothed to me for a hundred foreskins of the Philistines.

Hosea 2:19 And I have betrothed thee to Me to the age, And betrothed thee to Me in righteousness, And in judgment, and kindness, and mercies,

Hosea 2:20 And betrothed thee to Me in faithfulness, And thou hast known Jehovah.




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Endow (3 Occurrences)

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Census (24 Occurrences)

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Sure (142 Occurrences)

Scourged (13 Occurrences)

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Chastisement (24 Occurrences)

Lieth (135 Occurrences)

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