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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The cohabiting of a man and a woman who are not legally married; the state of being a concubine.

2. (n.) A plea, in which it is alleged that the woman suing for dower was not lawfully married to the man in whose lands she seeks to be endowed, but that she was his concubine.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia




In the Marriage of Mary and Joseph There were all the Blessings of ...
... Book I. Chapter 13."In the Marriage of Mary and Joseph There Were All the Blessings
of the Wedded State; All that is Born of Concubinage is Sinful Flesh. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 13 in the marriage of.htm

The Beginnings of Church Reform
... Thus the two evils of traffic in ecclesiastical offices, shortly stigmatised as
simony and concubinage"for the laws of the Church forbade any more decent ...
/.../medley/the church and the empire/chapter i the beginnings of.htm

Therefore if Haply, which Whether it Can Take Place...
... Thus neither do concubines taken for a time, if they be such in order to sons, make
their concubinage lawful; nor do married women, if they live wantonly with ...
/.../augustine/on the good of marriage/section 16 therefore if haply.htm

On the Government of God
... Coloni 148n, 150, 151n. Commands of God disobeyed by Christians 82 f. Concubinage,
107 f., 194 f.; laws concerning, 107n. Constans, Emperor, 144n, 170n. ...
// the government of god/index 2.htm

Other Charges Repelled by the Same Method the Story of the Noble ...
... If there is a single nation which knows nothing of concubinage through the necessity
of age and sex"to say nothing of lust and licentiousness"that nation ...
/.../tertullian/ad nationes/chapter xvi name charges repelled.htm

His Perfect Holiness.
... known that the wisest men of Greece and Rome sanctioned slavery, oppression, revenge,
infanticide or exposure of infants, polygamy or concubinage, and worse ...
// person of christ/his perfect holiness.htm

All the Characteristics of Our Bodies --Sex, Various Limbs, Etc. ...
... and all the other organs of generation, in the two sexes, and the laboratories of
embryos, and the fountains of the breast, when concubinage, and pregnancy ...
/.../on the resurrection of the flesh/chapter lx all the characteristics of.htm

The Details of Our Bodily Sex, and of the Functions of Our Various ...
... There will be no more meat, because no more hunger; no more drink, because no more
thirst; no more concubinage, because no more child-bearing; no more eating ...
/.../tertullian/on the resurrection of the flesh/chapter lxi the details of our.htm

Wickedness Attributed to the Gods by Heathen Writers.
... They who elaborated such a philosophy regarding either the non-existence of God,
or promiscuous intercourse and beastly concubinage, are themselves condemned ...
/.../theophilus to autolycus/chapter viii wickedness attributed to the.htm

The Power of Christianity.
... The wisest men of Greece and Rome sanctioned slavery, polygamy, concubinage, oppression,
revenge, infanticide; or they belied their purer maxims by their ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 44 the power of.htm

Concubinage (1 Occurrence)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CONCUBINAGE. kon-ku'-bi-naj. See FAMILY.
Multi-Version Concordance Concubinage (1 Occurrence). ...
/c/concubinage.htm - 7k

Concubine (21 Occurrences)
... The immediate cause of concubinage might be gathered from the conjugal histories
of Abraham and Jacob (Genesis 16;30). But in process ...
/c/concubine.htm - 15k

... great majority of the men were massacred; the women and children, driven to the
abode of the conquerors, disappearing there mainly in concubinage and slavery. ...
/p/polygamy.htm - 19k

Concourse (4 Occurrences)

/c/concourse.htm - 8k

Marriage (74 Occurrences)
... law was violated in after times, when corrupt usages began to be introduced (Genesis
4:19; 6:2). We meet with the prevalence of polygamy and concubinage in the ...
/m/marriage.htm - 62k

Slavery (31 Occurrences)
... 31:7-35). Males were usually slain and females kept for slavery and
concubinage (Deuteronomy 21:10, 11, 14). Captive slaves and ...
/s/slavery.htm - 36k

Slave (148 Occurrences)
... 31:7-35). Males were usually slain and females kept for slavery and
concubinage (Deuteronomy 21:10, 11, 14). Captive slaves and ...
/s/slave.htm - 54k

Woman (4043 Occurrences)
... Kings were forbidden to "multiply wives" (Deuteronomy 17:17). Concubinage
in Israel was an importation from heathenism. Divorce ...
/w/woman.htm - 45k

Relationships (1 Occurrence)
... It is difficult to estimate the extent to which polygamy and concubinage were practiced
in ancient Palestine, but it is clear that the former practice was ...
/r/relationships.htm - 38k

Divorce (18 Occurrences)
... divorce. Besides, the word adultery had a peculiar significance in Jewish law,
which recognized polygamy and concubinage as legitimate. ...
/d/divorce.htm - 41k

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