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57 Bible Verses about Love, In Relationships
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Wives, be subject to your own husbands as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter against them.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall cleave unto his wife; and they shall be one flesh.
When a man has 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 whom he has taken.
Thy fountain shall be blessed; and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love, without eyes for anyone else. And why wilt thou, my son, be ravished with a woman belonging to someone else, and embrace the bosom of a stranger?
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husband, as unto the Lord.
Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them wisely, giving honour unto the woman, as unto a more fragile vessel and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers not be hindered.
For thy Maker shall be thine husband; the LORD of the hosts is his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called.
Husbands, love your wives even as the Christ also loved the congregation and gave himself for her, that he might sanctify and cleanse her in the washing of water by the word, that he might present her glorious for himself, a congregation , not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish.
For as a young man marries a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee; and as the bridegroom rejoices with the bride, so shall thy God rejoice with thee.
Turn, O rebellious sons, said the LORD; for I am your Lord, and I will take you one of a city and two of a family, and I will bring you to Zion:
And I passed by thee and looked upon thee; behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my mantle over thee and covered thy shame; and I gave thee an oath and entered into a covenant with thee, said the Lord GOD, and thou becamest mine;
For I am jealous over you with the jealousy of God, for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to the Christ.
Let us be glad and rejoice and give glory to him; for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his bride has made herself ready.
And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
For the jealous rage of a man will not spare in the day of vengeance. He will not regard any ransom; neither will he want to forgive, though thou givest many bribes.
And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent and took Rebekah as his wife; and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.
And Jacob loved Rachel and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel, thy younger daughter.
Then the LORD said unto me again, Go, love a woman beloved of her friend, yet an adulteress, according to the love of the LORD toward the sons of Israel, who look to other gods and love flagons of wine.
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
Thou shalt not lie with males as with women; it is abomination.
There shall be no female cult prostitutes of the daughters of Israel nor any male cult prostitutes of the sons of Israel. Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow; for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.
but I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, except for the cause of fornication, causes her to commit adultery; and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced commits adultery.
that ye abstain from foods offered to idols and from blood and from things strangled and from fornication; from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
For this cause God gave them up unto shameful affections, for even their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature; and likewise also the males, leaving the natural use of the females, burned in their lust one toward another, males with males committing nefarious works and receiving in themselves the recompense that proceeded from their error.
It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.
Flee fornication. Any other sin that a man does is outside the body, but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.
But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you as becomes saints,
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil lust, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
For the will of God is your sanctification, that ye should separate yourselves from fornication,
Thou shalt not commit adultery.
And the man that commits adultery with another man's wife, he that commits adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely die.
Know ye not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers nor effeminate nor homosexuals
Let marriage be honourable in all and the bed undefiled; but the fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication and shall marry another, commits adultery, and whosoever marries her that is put away commits adultery.
He that rejects her, sending her away, said the LORD God of Israel, covers the violence with his garment, said the LORD of the hosts; therefore take heed in your spirit, and do not be treacherous.
And he said unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife and marry another commits adultery against her. And if the woman shall put away her husband and be married to another, she commits adultery.
Whosoever puts away his wife and marries another commits adultery, and whosoever marries her that is put away of her husband commits adultery.
And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife separate from her husband; and if she separates, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband, and let not the husband put away his wife.
but I say unto you, That whosoever looks on a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Lust not after her beauty in thine heart, neither let her take thee with her eyes.
But if they do not have the gift of continence, let them marry, for it is better to marry than to burn.
who, after losing all sense of feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness to work all uncleanness with greediness.
It is expedient, therefore, that the bishop be blameless, the husband of only one wife, vigilant, temperate, of worldly affections mortified, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
And did he not make one, having in himself abundance of the Spirit? And why one? That he might seek offspring of God. Therefore take heed to your spirit and let no one deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.
He who is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children who can not be accused of dissoluteness, nor insubordinate.
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