adultery

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adultery

Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not the legal spouse. For good reasons, adultery has generally been condemned. It has ethical, theological and legal implications. In some cultures adultery still carries a death penalty.
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He shows how the Psalter attributes the traditionally Mosaic role of mediator of covenant renewal--as in Exodus 33-34--to this new David, who fulfills traditionally Abrahamic covenantal promises, supersedes Moses as intercessor of the people in the face of their covenantal unfaithfulness, and is faithful to Mosaic covenantal obligations.
Azra is unable to handle Shahmeer's unfaithfulness but finally decides to take a stand for her child.
This rejection of historical references is also reflected at the political level, where people who embrace the religious right and even use ancient scriptures for guidance tend to disregard traditional practices like marital faithfulness and the divine nature of humans, instead endorsing unfaithfulness and accepting that corporations have the same soul-based characteristics as people, with the same inalienable rights guaranteed by the U.S.
The rapper apologised to Beyonce for his unfaithfulness on his latest album 4.44.
Either you give in to persistent unfaithfulness, try to work it out, or get out.
We will end this environment of unfaithfulness. We will fulfill our promises," Rajnath said.
A 90-percent record would mean unfaithfulness "only" three days per month.
If that forum could had been visited than disqualification was not possible, non-receiving salary could be termed as mistake not unfaithfulness.
Mr Brooke said: "Leanne Mould was accusing him of unfaithfulness."
A feeling of terse calamity resides right under the surface of each story, coloring character motivations -- from an aged man's compulsion to unfaithfulness in "The Lavinia Nude," to a dutiful husband's secret, violent stirrings in "Reasonable Fear." No story is overly long or undue in scope, and each piece is successful both independently and as part of Thomas's larger oeuvre.
the unfaithfulness that the prophets said led to Israel's exile.
It can be attributed to the lack of awareness and misconception of the basic purposes of marriage, absence of family culture, lack of religious principles, unwillingness to take up responsibility and unfaithfulness towards the spouse."