40 Bible Verses about Love Marriage
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Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,
Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.
Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity.
The husband must fulfill his duty to his wife, and likewise also the wife to her husband.
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.
“When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.
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.
So Jacob served seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days because of his love for her.
Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.
Ask me ever so much bridal payment and gift, and I will give according as you say to me; but give me the girl in marriage.”
and his interests are divided. The woman who is unmarried, and the virgin, is concerned about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and spirit; but one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
But to the married I give instructions, not I, but the Lord, that the wife should not leave her husband
but one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please his wife,
And a woman who has an unbelieving husband, and he consents to live with her, she must not send her husband away.
For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.
For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.
For the unbelieving husband is sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified through her believing husband; for otherwise your children are unclean, but now they are holy.
Let your fountain be blessed,
And rejoice in the wife of your youth.
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Now Jacob loved Rachel, so he said, “I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel.”
For how do you know, O wife, whether you will save your husband? Or how do you know, O husband, whether you will save your wife?
You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.
For the married woman is bound by law to her husband while he is living; but if her husband dies, she is released from the law concerning the husband.
Yet you say, ‘For what reason?’ Because the Lord has been a witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant.
In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,
from the nations concerning which the Lord had said to the sons of Israel, “You shall not associate with them, nor shall they associate with you, for they will surely turn your heart away after their gods.” Solomon held fast to these in love.
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
But this I say, brethren, the time has been shortened, so that from now on those who have wives should be as though they had none;
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,
But if you marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. Yet such will have trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you.
He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. So this joy of mine has been made full.
But because of immoralities, each man is to have his own wife, and each woman is to have her own husband.
But if they do not have self-control, let them marry; for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
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