In biblical accounts, several figures, such as Isaac, are noted to have married at a relatively older age compared to today's standards. Isaac, for instance, married at the age of 40. Given the societal norms and the cultural backdrop of those times:
Is there any indication or evidence in traditional sources that figures like Isaac abstained from intimate relations until they were officially married? Were there any mentions or implications about their relationships or interactions with women prior to their recorded marriages? How did societal norms of their times view celibacy or waiting until marriage for intimate relations?