Because Joseph her husband, a righteous man, was unwilling to disgrace her publicly, he resolved to divorce her quietly.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 22:20
If, however, this accusation is true, and no proof of the young woman's virginity is found,
If there is a virgin pledged in marriage to a man, and another man encounters her in the city and sleeps with her,
If a man marries a woman, but she becomes displeasing to him because he finds some indecency in her, he may write her a certificate of divorce, hand it to her, and send her away from his house.
and said, "Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery.
In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such a woman. So what do You say?"
When daylight came, they did not recognize the land, but they sighted a bay with a sandy beach, where they decided to run the ship aground if they could.
2 Corinthians 1:15
Confident of this, I planned to visit you first, so that you might receive a double blessing.
Chapter Outline1. The genealogy of Jesus from Abraham to Joseph.
18. He is miraculously conceived of the Holy Spirit by the Virgin Mary.
19. The angel satisfies the doubts of Joseph,
21. and declares the names and office of Jesus;
25. Jesus is born
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Deuteronomy 22:23, 24
Psalm 112:4, 5
John 8:4, 5
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