Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) Plural of Wife.
Greek1126. graodes -- characteristic of old women, anile
... silly, wives' tale. From graus (an old woman) and eidos; crone-like, ie Silly --
old wives'. see GREEK eidos. (graodeis) -- 1 Occurrence. 1125, 1126. ...
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1135. gune -- a woman
Strong's Hebrew5389. nashin -- wives
... nashin. 5390 . wives. Transliteration: nashin Phonetic Spelling: (naw-sheen')
Short Definition: wives. ... of ishshah Definition wives NASB Word Usage wives (1). ...
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1315. Basemath -- "perfume," a wife of Esau (or perhaps two wives ...
2153. Zilpah -- one of Jacob's wives
802. ishshah -- woman, wife, female
7695. shegal -- (royal) consort
Of Plurality of Wives (Five Articles)
The Duties of Husbands and Wives.
The Duties of Husbands and Wives.
Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel
The More the Wives, the Greater the Distraction of the Spirit.
Duties of Husbands, Wives, Parents, and Children.
Whether it was ever Lawful to have Several Wives?
Why it was Sometimes Permitted that a Man Should have Several ...
For, if it was Possible for one Man to Use Many Wives with ...
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ThesaurusWives (159 Occurrences)
...Wives (159 Occurrences). ... Matthew 22:30 For when they come back from the dead there
are no husbands and wives, but they are as the angels in heaven. (BBE). ...
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Servant-wives (4 Occurrences)
Concubines (18 Occurrences)
Adah (8 Occurrences)
Zillah (3 Occurrences)
Lamech (11 Occurrences)
Ahinoam (7 Occurrences)
Begetteth (52 Occurrences)
Infants (71 Occurrences)
Fathered (4 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceWives (159 Occurrences)
Matthew 19:8 He said to them, "Moses, because of the hardness of your hearts, allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it has not been so.
Matthew 22:30 For when they come back from the dead there are no husbands and wives, but they are as the angels in heaven.
Matthew 24:38 At that time, before the Deluge, men were busy eating and drinking, taking wives or giving them, up to the very day when Noah entered the Ark,
Luke 17:27 They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.
Luke 18:11 The Pharisee, taking up his position, said to himself these words: God, I give you praise because I am not like other men, who take more than their right, who are evil-doers, who are untrue to their wives, or even like this tax-farmer.
Luke 20:34 And Jesus said to them, The sons of this world are married and have wives;
Luke 20:35 But those to whom is given the reward of the world to come, and to come back from the dead, have no wives, and are not married;
Acts 21:5 When it happened that we had accomplished the days, we departed and went on our journey. They all, with wives and children, brought us on our way until we were out of the city. Kneeling down on the beach, we prayed.
1 Corinthians 7:29 But I say this, brothers: the time is short, that from now on, both those who have wives may be as though they had none;
1 Corinthians 14:34 let your wives keep silent in the assemblies, for it has not been permitted for them to speak; but let them be in subjection, as the law also says.
Ephesians 5:22 Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
Ephesians 5:24 But as the assembly is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their own husbands in everything.
Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the assembly, and gave himself up for it;
Ephesians 5:28 Even so husbands also ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.
Colossians 3:18 Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Colossians 3:19 Husbands, love your wives, and don't be bitter against them.
1 Timothy 3:11 Their wives in the same way must be reverent, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.
1 Timothy 4:7 But refuse profane and old wives' fables. Exercise yourself toward godliness.
1 Peter 3:1 In like manner, wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; so that, even if any don't obey the Word, they may be won by the behavior of their wives without a word;
1 Peter 3:7 You husbands, in like manner, live with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the woman, as to the weaker vessel, as being also joint heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers may not be hindered.
Genesis 4:19 Lamech took two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
Genesis 4:23 Lamech said to his wives, "Adah and Zillah, hear my voice. You wives of Lamech, listen to my speech, for I have slain a man for wounding me, a young man for bruising me.
Genesis 6:2 that God's sons saw that men's daughters were beautiful, and they took for themselves wives of all that they chose.
Genesis 6:18 But I will establish my covenant with you. You shall come into the ship, you, your sons, your wife, and your sons' wives with you.
Genesis 7:7 Noah went into the ship with his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives, because of the waters of the flood.
Genesis 7:13 In the same day Noah, and Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, entered into the ship;
Genesis 8:15 And God speaketh unto Noah, saying, 'Go out from the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee;
Genesis 8:16 "Go out of the ship, you, and your wife, and your sons, and your sons' wives with you.
Genesis 8:18 Noah went forth, with his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives with him.
Genesis 11:29 Abram and Nahor took wives. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran who was also the father of Iscah.
Genesis 26:34 And when Esau was forty years old, he took as his wives Judith, the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath, the daughter of Elon the Hittite:
Genesis 28:9 Esau went to Ishmael, and took, besides the wives that he had, Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael, Abraham's son, the sister of Nebaioth, to be his wife.
Genesis 30:26 Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served you, and let me go; for you know my service with which I have served you."
Genesis 31:17 Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives on the camels,
Genesis 31:50 If you afflict my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, no man is with us; behold, God is witness between me and you."
Genesis 32:22 He rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two handmaids, and his eleven sons, and passed over the ford of the Jabbok.
Genesis 34:21 "These men are peaceful with us. Therefore let them live in the land and trade in it. For behold, the land is large enough for them. Let us take their daughters to us for wives, and let us give them our daughters.
Genesis 34:29 and all their wealth. They took captive all their little ones and their wives, and took as plunder everything that was in the house.
Genesis 36:2 Esau took his wives from the daughters of Canaan: Adah the daughter of Elon, the Hittite; and Oholibamah the daughter of Anah, the daughter of Zibeon, the Hivite;
Genesis 36:6 Esau took his wives, his sons, his daughters, and all the members of his household, with his livestock, all his animals, and all his possessions, which he had gathered in the land of Canaan, and went into a land away from his brother Jacob.
Genesis 37:2 This is the history of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brothers. He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. Joseph brought an evil report of them to their father.
Genesis 45:19 Now you are commanded: do this. Take wagons out of the land of Egypt for your little ones, and for your wives, and bring your father, and come.
Genesis 46:5 Jacob rose up from Beersheba, and the sons of Israel carried Jacob, their father, their little ones, and their wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him.
Genesis 46:26 All the souls who came with Jacob into Egypt, who were his direct descendants, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls were sixty-six.
Exodus 19:15 And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day: come not at your wives.
Exodus 22:24 and my wrath will grow hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
Exodus 32:2 Aaron said to them, "Take off the golden rings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them to me."
Exodus 34:16 and you take of their daughters to your sons, and their daughters play the prostitute after their gods, and make your sons play the prostitute after their gods.
Numbers 14:3 Why does Yahweh bring us to this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will be a prey: wouldn't it be better for us to return into Egypt?"
Numbers 16:27 So they got them up from the tent of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on every side: and Dathan and Abiram came out, and stood at the door of their tents, and their wives, and their sons, and their little ones.
Numbers 32:26 Our little ones, our wives, our flocks, and all our livestock, shall be there in the cities of Gilead;
Numbers 36:3 And -- they have been to one of the sons of the 'other' tribes of the sons of Israel for wives, and their inheritance hath been withdrawn from the inheritance of our fathers, and hath been added to the inheritance of the tribe which is theirs, and from the lot of our inheritance it is withdrawn,
Numbers 36:6 this 'is' the thing which Jehovah hath commanded concerning the daughters of Zelophehad, saying, To those good in their eyes let them be for wives; only, to a family of the tribe of their fathers let them be for wives;
Numbers 36:11 and Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, daughters of Zelophehad, are to the sons of their fathers' brethren for wives;
Numbers 36:12 to men' of the families of the sons of Manasseh, son of Joseph, they have been for wives, and their inheritance is with the tribe of the family of their father.
Deuteronomy 3:19 But your wives, and your little ones, and your livestock, (I know that you have much livestock), shall abide in your cities which I have given you,
Deuteronomy 7:3 Do not take wives or husbands from among them; do not give your daughters to their sons, or take their daughters for your sons.
Deuteronomy 17:17 Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart not turn away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.
Deuteronomy 21:15 If a man have two wives, the one beloved, and the other hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers who was hated;
Deuteronomy 29:11 your little ones, your wives, and your foreigner who is in the midst of your camps, from the one who cuts your wood to the one who draws your water;
Joshua 1:14 Your wives, your little ones, and your livestock, shall live in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan; but you shall pass over before your brothers armed, all the mighty men of valor, and shall help them
Judges 3:6 and they took their daughters to be their wives, and gave their own daughters to their sons and served their gods.
Judges 8:30 Gideon had seventy sons conceived from his body; for he had many wives.
Judges 12:9 He had thirty sons, and thirty daughters whom he sent to other places, and he got thirty wives from other places for his sons. And he was judge of Israel for seven years.
Judges 21:7 How shall we provide wives for those who remain, seeing we have sworn by Yahweh that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?"
Judges 21:14 And Benjamin came again at that time; and they gave them wives which they had saved alive of the women of Jabeshgilead: and yet so they sufficed them not.
Judges 21:16 Then the elders of the congregation said, "How shall we provide wives for those who remain, seeing the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?"
Judges 21:18 However we may not give them wives of our daughters, for the children of Israel had sworn, saying,'Cursed is he who gives a wife to Benjamin.'"
Judges 21:22 And when their fathers or their brothers come and make trouble, you are to say to them, Give them to us as an act of grace; for we did not take them as wives for ourselves in war; and if you yourselves had given them to us you would have been responsible for the broken oath.
Judges 21:23 The children of Benjamin did so, and took them wives, according to their number, of those who danced, whom they carried off. They went and returned to their inheritance, built the cities, and lived in them.
Ruth 1:4 They took them wives of the women of Moab; the name of the one was Orpah, and the name of the other Ruth: and they lived there about ten years.
1 Samuel 1:2 and he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children.
1 Samuel 25:43 David also took Ahinoam of Jezreel; and they both became his wives.
1 Samuel 27:3 David lived with Achish at Gath, he and his men, every man with his household, even David with his two wives, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail the Carmelitess, Nabal's wife.
1 Samuel 30:3 When David and his men came to the city, behold, it was burned with fire; and their wives, and their sons, and their daughters, were taken captive.
1 Samuel 30:5 David's two wives were taken captive, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite.
1 Samuel 30:18 David recovered all that the Amalekites had taken; and David rescued his two wives.
2 Samuel 2:2 So David went up there, and his two wives also, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite.
2 Samuel 3:7 Now Saul had among his wives a woman named Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah: and Ish-bosheth said to Abner, Why have you taken my father's wife?
2 Samuel 5:13 David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron; and there were yet sons and daughters born to David.
2 Samuel 12:8 I gave you your master's house, and your master's wives into your bosom, and gave you the house of Israel and of Judah; and if that would have been too little, I would have added to you many more such things.
2 Samuel 12:11 "This is what Yahweh says:'Behold, I will raise up evil against you out of your own house; and I will take your wives before your eyes, and give them to your neighbor, and he will lie with your wives in the sight of this sun.
2 Samuel 19:5 Joab came into the house to the king, and said, "You have shamed this day the faces of all your servants, who this day have saved your life, and the lives of your sons and of your daughters, and the lives of your wives, and the lives of your concubines;
2 Samuel 21:11 And news was given to David of what Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah, one of Saul's wives, had done.
1 Kings 10:8 Happy are your wives, happy are these your servants whose place is ever before you, hearing your words of wisdom.
1 Kings 11:2 The nations of which the Lord had said to the children of Israel, You are not to take wives from them and they are not to take wives from you; or they will certainly make you go after their gods: to these Solomon was united in love.
1 Kings 11:3 He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines; and his wives turned away his heart.
1 Kings 11:4 For it happened, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods; and his heart was not perfect with Yahweh his God, as was the heart of David his father.
1 Kings 11:8 So did he for all his foreign wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods.
1 Kings 20:3 'Your silver and your gold is mine. Your wives also and your children, even the best, are mine.'"
1 Kings 20:5 The messengers came again, and said, "Ben Hadad says,'I sent indeed to you, saying, "You shall deliver me your silver, and your gold, and your wives, and your children;
1 Kings 20:7 Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, "Please notice how this man seeks mischief; for he sent to me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I didn't deny him."
2 Kings 4:1 Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets to Elisha, saying, "Your servant my husband is dead. You know that your servant feared Yahweh. Now the creditor has come to take for himself my two children to be slaves."
2 Kings 24:15 He carried away Jehoiachin to Babylon; and the king's mother, and the king's wives, and his officers, and the chief men of the land, carried he into captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon.
1 Chronicles 4:5 Ashhur the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
1 Chronicles 4:17 The sons of Ezrah: Jether, and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon; and she bore Miriam, and Shammai, and Ishbah the father of Eshtemoa.
1 Chronicles 7:4 With them, by their generations, after their fathers' houses, were bands of the army for war, thirty-six thousand; for they had many wives and sons.
1 Chronicles 7:15 And Machir took wives for Huppim and for Shuppim, and the name of the one 'is' Maachah, and the name of the second Zelophehad, and Zelophehad hath daughters.
1 Chronicles 8:8 Shaharaim became the father of children in the field of Moab, after he had sent them away; Hushim and Baara were his wives.
1 Chronicles 14:3 David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David became the father of more sons and daughters.
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