Design Of Marriage
Most Relevant Verses
For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.
Then the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."
God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth."
"But not one has done so who has a remnant of the Spirit And what did that one do while he was seeking a godly offspring? Take heed then to your spirit, and let no one deal treacherously against the wife of your youth.
But because of immoralities, each man is to have his own wife, and each woman is to have her own husband.
And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her seed; He shall bruise you on the head, And you shall bruise him on the heel."
Now the man had relations with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain, and she said, "I have gotten a manchild with the help of the LORD."
Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;
Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
A wife is bound as long as her husband lives; but if her husband is dead, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.