Bible verses about marriage

Bible verses about marriage

Marriage is the first institute that the God Almighty established in this earth. It was not good for Adam to live alone and God did something about it. That is the reason why we have around seven billion people living in the planet today. Let us look at some Bible verses on the topic and see it from perspective of God's word. Be blessed.

1. Joshua 15:16
„And Caleb said, “I will give my daughter Aksah in marriage to the man who attacks and captures Kiriath Sepher.”

2. Judges 3:6
„They took their daughters in marriage and gave their own daughters to their sons, and served their gods.“

3. Nehemiah 13:26
„Was it not because of marriages like these that Solomon king of Israel sinned? Among the many nations there was no king like him. He was loved by his God, and God made him king over all Israel, but even he was led into sin by foreign women.“

4. Malachi 2:14
„You ask, “Why?” It is because the LORD is the witness between you and the wife of your youth. You have been unfaithful to her, though she is your partner, the wife of your marriage covenant.“

5. Matthew 22:30
„At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven.“

6. Hebrews 13:4
„Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.“

7. Proverbs 12:4
„A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.“

8. Isaiah 54:5
„For your Maker is your husband— the LORD Almighty is his name— the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of all the earth.“

9. Jeremiah 3:20
„But like a woman unfaithful to her husband, so you, Israel, have been unfaithful to me,” declares the LORD.“

10. Hosea 2:16
“In that day,” declares the LORD, “you will call me ‘my husband’; you will no longer call me ‘my master.“

11. Matthew 19:10
„The disciples said to him, “If this is the situation between a husband and wife, it is better not to marry.”

12. Romans 7:2
„For example, by law a married woman is bound to her husband as long as he is alive, but if her husband dies, she is released from the law that binds her to him.“

13. Romans 7:3
„So then, if she has sexual relations with another man while her husband is still alive, she is called an adulteress. But if her husband dies, she is released from that law and is not an adulteress if she marries another man.“

14. 1 Corinthians 7:2
„But since sexual immorality is occurring, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman with her own husband.“

15. 1 Corinthians 7:3
„The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband.“

16. 1 Corinthians 7:4
„The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife.“

17. 1 Corinthians 7:13
„And if a woman has a husband who is not a believer and he is willing to live with her, she must not divorce him.“

18. 1 Corinthians 7:14
„For the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified through her believing husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy.“

19. 1 Corinthians 7:34
„...and his interests are divided. An unmarried woman or virgin is concerned about the Lord’s affairs: Her aim is to be devoted to the Lord in both body and spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the affairs of this world—how she can please her husband.“

20. Ephesians 5:22
„Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord.“

21. Ephesians 5:23
„For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.“

22. Ephesians 5:25
„Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her...“

23. Ephesians 5:28
„In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.“

24. Ephesians 5:33
„However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.“

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