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39 Bible Verses about marraige
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When a man is newly married, he shall not go out with the army or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year and shall cheer his wife whom he has taken.
But if you do marry, you do not sin [in doing so], and if a virgin marries, she does not sin [in doing so]. Yet those who marry will have physical and earthly troubles, and I would like to spare you that.
For just as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, [men] marrying and [women] being given in marriage, until the [very] day when Noah went into the ark,
Who forbid people to marry and [teach them] to abstain from [certain kinds of] foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and have [an increasingly clear] knowledge of the truth.
For the wife does not have [exclusive] authority and control over her own body, but the husband [has his rights]; likewise also the husband does not have [exclusive] authority and control over his body, but the wife [has her rights].
The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights (goodwill, kindness, and what is due her as his wife), and likewise the wife to her husband.
But if they have not self-control (restraint of their passions), they should marry. For it is better to marry than to be aflame [with passion and tortured continually with ungratified desire].
But the married man is anxious about worldly matters -- "how he may please his wife -- "
But to the married people I give charge -- "not I but the Lord -- "that the wife is not to separate from her husband.
And he is drawn in diverging directions [his interests are divided and he is distracted from his devotion to God]. And the unmarried woman or girl is concerned and anxious about the matters of the Lord, how to be wholly separated and set apart in body and spirit; but the married woman has her cares [centered] in earthly affairs -- "how she may please her husband.
And the two shall become one flesh, so that they are no longer two, but one flesh.
So go to the thoroughfares where they leave the city [where the main roads and those from the country end] and invite to the wedding feast as many as you find.
Take wives and have sons and daughters; take wives for your sons and give your daughters in marriage, that they may bear sons and daughters; multiply there, and do not be diminished.
I mean, brethren, the appointed time has been winding down and it has grown very short. From now on, let even those who have wives be as if they had none,
Let marriage be held in honor (esteemed worthy, precious, of great price, and especially dear) in all things. And thus let the marriage bed be undefiled (kept undishonored); for God will judge and punish the unchaste [all guilty of sexual vice] and adulterous.
A wife is bound to her husband by law as long as he lives. If the husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she will, only [provided that he too is] in the Lord.
If a man seduces a virgin not betrothed and lies with her, he shall surely pay a dowry for her to become his wife.
For in the resurrected state neither do [men] marry nor are [women] given in marriage, but they are like the angels in heaven.
The disciples said to Him, If the case of a man with his wife is like this, it is neither profitable nor advisable to marry.
Now as to the matters of which you wrote me. It is well [and by that I mean advantageous, expedient, profitable, and wholesome] for a man not to touch a woman [to cohabit with her] but to remain unmarried.
Ask me ever so much dowry and [marriage] gift, and I will give according to what you tell me; only give me the girl to be my wife.
For [instance] a married woman is bound by law to her husband as long as he lives; but if her husband dies, she is loosed and discharged from the law concerning her husband.
But because of the temptation to impurity and to avoid immorality, let each [man] have his own wife and let each [woman] have her own husband.
Then her former husband, who sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife after she is defiled. For that is an abomination before the Lord; and you shall not bring guilt upon the land which the Lord your God gives you as an inheritance.
For, wife, how can you be sure of converting and saving your husband? Husband, how can you be sure of converting and saving your wife?
If he marries again, her food, clothing, and privilege as a wife shall he not diminish.
And if any woman has an unbelieving husband and he consents to live with her, she should not leave or divorce him.
And Jacob loved Rachel; so he said, I will work for you for seven years for Rachel your younger daughter.
However, let each man of you [without exception] love his wife as [being in a sense] his very own self; and let the wife see that she respects and reverences her husband [ that she notices him, regards him, honors him, prefers him, venerates, and esteems him; and that she defers to him, praises him, and loves and admires him exceedingly].
For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother and shall be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.
But when the king came in to view the guests, he looked intently at a man there who had on no wedding garment.
Yet you ask, Why does He reject it? Because the Lord was witness [to the covenant made at your marriage] between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously and to whom you were faithless. Yet she is your companion and the wife of your covenant [made by your marriage vows].
But to the unmarried people and to the widows, I declare that it is well (good, advantageous, expedient, and wholesome) for them to remain [single] even as I do.
- A Good Husband
- Adultery and Divorce
- Avoid Divorce
- Being Single
- Communication In Marriage
- Godly Woman
- Husband And Wife
- Knowing God's Truth
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
- Love And Relationships
- Love Marriage
- Love, In Relationships
- Loving Your Wife
- Man And Woman
- Marriage Allowed
- Marriage Between Man And Woman
- Marriage Controlled
- Marriage Kjv
- Marriage, Purpose Of
- Not Marrying
- Relationship Troubles
- Same Sex Marriage
- Second Marriage
- Sex Before Marriage
- Sexual Immorality
- Sexual Purity