a widow
Leviticus 21:7
'They shall not take a woman who is profaned by harlotry, nor shall they take a woman divorced from her husband; for he is holy to his God.
Leviticus 21:13
'He shall take a wife in her virginity.
Leviticus 21:14
'A widow, or a divorced woman, or one who is profaned by harlotry, these he may not take; but rather he is to marry a virgin of his own people,
1 Timothy 3:2
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
1 Timothy 3:4
[He must be] one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity
1 Timothy 3:5
(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),
1 Timothy 3:11
Women [must] likewise [be] dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things.
1 Timothy 3:12
Deacons must be husbands of [only] one wife, [and] good managers of [their] children and their own households.
Titus 1:6
[namely], if any man is above reproach, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, not accused of dissipation or rebellion.
put away
Deuteronomy 24:1-4
1
"When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts [it] in her hand and sends her out from his house,
2
and she leaves his house and goes and becomes another man's [wife],
3
and if the latter husband turns against her and writes her a certificate of divorce and puts [it] in her hand and sends her out of his house, or if the latter husband dies who took her to be his wife,
4
[then] her former husband who sent her away is not allowed to take her again to be his wife, since she has been defiled; for that is an abomination before the LORD, and you shall not bring sin on the land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance.