New Living Translation
Joseph, her fiance, was a good man and did not want to disgrace her publicly, so he decided to break the engagement quietly.
King James Bible
Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.
Darby Bible Translation
But Joseph, her husband, being a righteous man, and unwilling to expose her publicly, purposed to have put her away secretly;
World English Bible
Joseph, her husband, being a righteous man, and not willing to make her a public example, intended to put her away secretly.
Young's Literal Translation
and Joseph her husband being righteous, and not willing to make her an example, did wish privately to send her away.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:19 A just man - A strict observer of the law: therefore not thinking it right to keep her.
LibraryThe Perpetual virginity of Blessed Mary.
Against Helvidius. This tract appeared about a.d. 383. The question which gave occasion to it was whether the Mother of our Lord remained a Virgin after His birth. Helvidius maintained that the mention in the Gospels of the "sisters" and "brethren" of our Lord was proof that the Blessed Virgin had subsequent issue, and he supported his opinion by the writings of Tertullian and Victorinus. The outcome of his views was that virginity was ranked below matrimony. Jerome vigorously takes the other side, …
St. Jerome—The Principal Works of St. Jerome
Faustus Recurs to the Genealogical Difficulty and Insists that Even According to Matthew Jesus was not Son of God Until his Baptism. Augustin Sets Forth the Catholic view of the Relation of the Divine and the Human in the Person of Christ.
The King in Exile
Mary, Future Mother of Jesus, visits Elisabeth, Future Mother of John the Baptist.
"But suppose the man's accusations are true, and he can show that she was not a virgin.
"Suppose a man meets a young woman, a virgin who is engaged to be married, and he has sexual intercourse with her. If this happens within a town,
"Suppose a man marries a woman but she does not please him. Having discovered something wrong with her, he writes her a letter of divorce, hands it to her, and sends her away from his house.
"Teacher," they said to Jesus, "this woman was caught in the act of adultery.
The law of Moses says to stone her. What do you say?"
When morning dawned, they didn't recognize the coastline, but they saw a bay with a beach and wondered if they could get to shore by running the ship aground.
2 Corinthians 1:15
Since I was so sure of your understanding and trust, I wanted to give you a double blessing by visiting you twice--
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