Who was the only man in the Bible forbidden to marry?
"The word of the LORD also came to me, saying, "You shall not take a wife, nor shall you have sons or daughters in this place."" (Jeremiah 16:1-2). The reason for this is that Judah was going to face gruesome death and Jeremiah was forbidden from mourning for the dead because they had brought this punishment on themselves. Having a wife and children during this time would compromise his ability to do as God desired.