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(Cant 4:8-12 ; Hosea 4:13 Hosea 4:14 ) may denote either husband or wife, but in the Scriptures it denotes only the latter.
[MARRIAGE] [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
spouz (kallah, "bride," "daughter-in-law"):
the Revised Version (British and American) gives "bride" for the King James Version "spouse" in Song of Solomon 4:8, and "brides" for "spouses" in Hosea 4:13 f (margin "daughters-in-law").
See ESPOUSAL; MARRIAGE; RELATIONSHIPS, FAMILY.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'SPOUSE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.