God as Husband in OT
lIsaiah 54:5 (NIV) For your Maker is your husbandthe LORD Almighty is his namethe Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of all the earth.
lJeremiah 3:20 (NIV) But like a woman unfaithful to her husband, so you have been unfaithful to me, O house of Israel,"  declares the LORD.
lHosea 3:1 (NIV) The LORD said to me, "Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress. Love her as the LORD loves the Israelites, though they turn to other gods and love the sacred raisin cakes."