New International Version
If he marries another woman, he must not deprive the first one of her food, clothing and marital rights.
King James Bible
If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.
Darby Bible Translation
If he take himself another, her food, her clothing, and her conjugal rights he shall not diminish.
World English Bible
If he takes another wife to himself, he shall not diminish her food, her clothing, and her marital rights.
Young's Literal Translation
If another woman he take for him, her food, her covering, and her habitation, he doth not withdraw;
Exodus 21:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her - He shall give her the same dowry he would give to one of his own daughters. From these laws we learn, that if a man's son married his servant, by his father's consent, the father was obliged to treat her in every respect as a daughter; and if the son married another woman, as it appears he might do, Exodus 21:10, he was obliged to make no abatement in the privileges of the first wife, either in her food, raiment, or duty of marriage. The word ענתה onathah, here, is the same with St. Paul's οφειλομενην ευνοιαν, the marriage debt, and with the ὁμιλιαν of the Septuagint, which signifies the cohabitation of man and wife.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
her food. Sheairah, 'her flesh;' he shall not only afford her a sufficient quantity of food, as before, but of the same quality. She is not to be fed, like a common slave, with a sufficiency of bread, vegetables, milk, but with her customary supply of flesh, and other agreeable articles of food.
LibraryThe Development of the Earlier Old Testament Laws
[Sidenote: First the principle, and then the detailed laws] If the canon of the New Testament had remained open as long as did that of the Old, there is little doubt that it also would have contained many laws, legal precedents, and ecclesiastical histories. From the writings of the Church Fathers and the records of the Catholic Church it is possible to conjecture what these in general would have been. The early history of Christianity illustrates the universal fact that the broad principles are …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
A Discourse of the Building, Nature, Excellency, and Government of the House of God; with Counsels and Directions to the Inhabitants Thereof.
Councils of Ariminum and Seleucia.
The Section Chap. I. -iii.
1 Corinthians 7:3
The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband.
1 Corinthians 7:5
Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
If he selects her for his son, he must grant her the rights of a daughter.
If he does not provide her with these three things, she is to go free, without any payment of money.
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