Verses with the word wives in the Apocrypha (34 verses):
1 Esdras 5:1
After this were the principal men of the families chosen according to their tribes, to go up with their wives and sons and daughters, with their menservants and maidservants, and their cattle.
1 Esdras 8:93
Let us make an oath to the Lord, that we will put away all our wives, which we have taken of the heathen, with their children,
1 Esdras 9:7
So Esdras arose up, and said unto them, Ye have transgressed the law in marrying strange wives, thereby to increase the sins of Israel.
1 Esdras 9:12
Therefore let the rulers of the multitude stay, and let all them of our habitations that have strange wives come at the time appointed,
1 Esdras 9:17
So their cause that held strange wives was brought to an end in the first day of the first month.
1 Esdras 9:18
And of the priests that were come together, and had strange wives, there were found:
1 Esdras 9:20
And they gave their hands to put away their wives and to offer rams to make reconcilement for their errors.
1 Esdras 9:36
All these had taken strange wives, and they put them away with their children.
2 Esdras 10:22
Our psaltery is laid on the ground, our song is put to silence, our rejoicing is at an end, the light of our candlestick is put out, the ark of our covenant is spoiled, our holy things are defiled, and the name that is called upon us is almost profaned: our children are put to shame, our priests are burnt, our Levites are gone into captivity, our virgins are defiled, and our wives ravished; our righteous men carried away, our little ones destroyed, our young men are brought in bondage, and our strong men are become weak;
Beware of all whoredom, my son, and chiefly take a wife of the seed of thy fathers, and take not a strange woman to wife, which is not of thy father's tribe: for we are the children of the prophets, Noe, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: remember, my son, that our fathers from the beginning, even that they all married wives of their own kindred, and were blessed in their children, and their seed shall inherit the land.
Both they, and their wives and their children, and their cattle, and every stranger and hireling, and their servants bought with money, put sackcloth upon their loins.
And cried to the God of Israel all with one consent earnestly, that he would not give their children for a prey, and their wives for a spoil, and the cities of their inheritance to destruction, and the sanctuary to profanation and reproach, and for the nations to rejoice at.
So they and their wives and their children shall be consumed with fire, and before the sword come against them, they shall be overthrown in the streets where they dwell.
For it is better for us to be made a spoil unto them, than to die for thirst: for we will be his servants, that our souls may live, and not see the death of our infants before our eyes, nor our wives nor our children to die.
And hast given their wives for a prey, and their daughters to be captives, and all their spoils to be divided among thy dear children; which were moved with thy zeal, and abhorred the pollution of their blood, and called upon thee for aid: O God, O my God, hear me also a widow.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:12
Their wives are foolish, and their children wicked:
Additions to Esther 13:6
Therefore have we commanded, that all they that are signified in writing unto you by Aman, who is ordained over the affairs, and is next unto us, shall all, with their wives and children, be utterly destroyed by the sword of their enemies, without all mercy and pity, the fourteenth day of the twelfth month Adar of this present year:
Letter of Jeremiah 1:27
As for the things that are sacrificed unto them, their priests sell and abuse; in like manner their wives lay up part thereof in salt; but unto the poor and impotent they give nothing of it.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:32
The priests also take off their garments, and clothe their wives and children.
Bel and the Dragon 1:10
Now the priests of Bel were threescore and ten, beside their wives and children. And the king went with Daniel into the temple of Bel.
Bel and the Dragon 1:15
Now in the night came the priests with their wives and children, as they were wont to do, and did eat and drinck up all.
Bel and the Dragon 1:21
And took the priests with their wives and children, who shewed him the privy doors, where they came in, and consumed such things as were upon the table.
1 Maccabees 2:30
Both they, and their children, and their wives; and their cattle; because afflictions increased sore upon them.
1 Maccabees 2:38
So they rose up against them in battle on the sabbath, and they slew them, with their wives and children and their cattle, to the number of a thousand people.
1 Maccabees 3:20
They come against us in much pride and iniquity to destroy us, and our wives and children, and to spoil us:
1 Maccabees 3:56
But as for such as were building houses, or had betrothed wives, or were planting vineyards, or were fearful, those he commanded that they should return, every man to his own house, according to the law.
1 Maccabees 5:13
Yea, all our brethren that were in the places of Tobie are put to death: their wives and their children also they have carried away captives, and borne away their stuff; and they have destroyed there about a thousand men.
1 Maccabees 5:23
And those that were in Galilee, and in Arbattis, with their wives and their children, and all that they had, took he away with him, and brought them into Judea with great joy.
1 Maccabees 5:45
Then Judas gathered together all the Israelites that were in the country of Galaad, from the least unto the greatest, even their wives, and their children, and their stuff, a very great host, to the end they might come into the land of Judea.
1 Maccabees 8:10
And that they, having knowledge thereof sent against them a certain captain, and fighting with them slew many of them, and carried away captives their wives and their children, and spoiled them, and took possession of their lands, and pulled down their strong holds, and brought them to be their servants unto this day:
1 Maccabees 13:6
Doubtless I will avenge my nation, and the sanctuary, and our wives, and our children: for all the heathen are gathered to destroy us of very malice.
1 Maccabees 13:45
Insomuch as the people of the city rent their clothes, and climbed upon the walls with their wives and children, and cried with a loud voice, beseeching Simon to grant them peace.
2 Maccabees 12:3
The men of Joppa also did such an ungodly deed: they prayed the Jews that dwelt among them to go with their wives and children into the boats which they had prepared, as though they had meant them no hurt.
2 Maccabees 15:18
For the care that they took for their wives, and their children, their brethren, and folks, was in least account with them: but the greatest and principal fear was for the holy temple.