Why did the Blessed Virgin Mary marry?
There are several reasons why the Blessed Virgin Mary married St. Joseph.
Let us start with the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Her betrothal to Joseph
The apocryphal writings to which we referred in the last paragraph state that Mary remained in the Temple after her presentation in order to be educated with other ...
According to ch. 6 of Brown, O.F.M.'s The Life of Mary as Seen by the Mystics, a compilation of the approved private "Revelations of St. Elizabeth of Schoenau, St. Bridget of Sweden, Ven. Mother Mary of Agreda and Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich," she married because her parents died and young girls' service in the Temple was not perpetual:
WHEN MARY reached ...
The short answer: revelation to Joseph Smith.
The long answer:
The LDS edition of the King James Version -- that is, KJV plus references -- was authored in 1979 by the direction of the Apostles:
In 1979 and 1981, following a historic effort led by Elders Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, and Bruce R. McConkie of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, The ...
The first chapter headings come from 1979 when Elders Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, and Bruce R. McConkie of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles helped put together the first LDS version of the King James Bible.1
Under the direction of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve, the Church’s Scriptures Committee began working on a new ...