39 Bible Verses about Leaving Parents For Spouse
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For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;
And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
And another said, I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.
But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.
And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake,
House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.
Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.
And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband:
For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy.
He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
Take ye wives, and beget sons and daughters; and take wives for your sons, and give your daughters to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; that ye may be increased there, and not diminished.
But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife.
And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's,
Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.
They say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man's, shall he return unto her again? shall not that land be greatly polluted? but thou hast played the harlot with many lovers; yet return again to me, saith the LORD.
And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he.
And this woman's child died in the night; because she overlaid it.
Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee:
Then his father and his mother said unto him, Is there never a woman among the daughters of thy brethren, or among all my people, that thou goest to take a wife of the uncircumcised Philistines? And Samson said unto his father, Get her for me; for she pleaseth me well.
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.
And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.
Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto Elisha, saying, Thy servant my husband is dead; and thou knowest that thy servant did fear the LORD: and the creditor is come to take unto him my two sons to be bondmen.
And he came up, and told his father and his mother, and said, I have seen a woman in Timnath of the daughters of the Philistines: now therefore get her for me to wife.
My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.
But Hannah went not up; for she said unto her husband, I will not go up until the child be weaned, and then I will bring him, that he may appear before the LORD, and there abide for ever.
The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.
And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.
Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house;
Then Jethro, Moses' father in law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back,
The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.
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