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Husbands


1. Should have but one wife. Ge 2:24; Mr 10:6-8; 1Co 7:2-4.

2. Have authority over their wives. Ge 3:16; 1Co 11:3; Eph 5:23.

3. Duty of, to wives

a. To respect them. 1Pe 3:7.

b. To love them. Eph 5:25-33; Col 3:19.

c. To regard them as themselves. Ge 2:23; Mt 19:5.

d. To be faithful to them. Pr 5:19; Mal 2:14,15.

e. To dwell with them for life. Ge 2:24; Mt 19:3-9.

f. To comfort them. 1Sa 1:8.

g. To consult with them. Ge 31:4-7.

h. Not to leave them, though unbelieving. 1Co 7:11,12,14,16.

4. Duties of, not to interfere with their duties to Christ. Lu 14:26; Mt 19:29.

5. Good-Exemplified

a. Isaac. Ge 24:67.

b. Elkanah. 1Sa 1:4,5.

6. Bad-Exemplified

a. Solomon. 1Ki 11:1.

b. Ahasuerus. Es 1:10,11.