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husband

אּישׁ —transliteration: ish (literal meaning: man) or בַּ֫עַל—transliteration: ba'al (meaning: lord or husband)

Greek: ἄνδρα (meaning: husband)

Meaning: the “house-band,” connecting and keeping together the whole family

A man when betrothed was esteemed from that time a husband (Matt. 1:16, 20; Luke 2:5).

A recently married man was exempt from going to war for “one year” (Deuteronomy 20:7; 24:5).

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