Most Relevant Verses
But to the married people I give charge -- "not I but the Lord -- "that the wife is not to separate from her husband.
But the married man is anxious about worldly matters -- "how he may please his wife -- "
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 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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
For in the resurrected state neither do [men] marry nor are [women] given in marriage, but they are like the angels in heaven.
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.
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.
But if she does [separate from and divorce him], let her remain single or else be reconciled to her husband. And [I charge] the husband [also] that he should not put away or divorce his wife.
But Jesus replied to them, You are wrong because you know neither the Scriptures nor God's power.
And if any woman has an unbelieving husband and he consents to live with her, she should not leave or divorce him.
But when the king came in to view the guests, he looked intently at a man there who had on no wedding garment.
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,
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.
If he marries again, her food, clothing, and privilege as a wife shall he not diminish.
Husbands, love your wives [be affectionate and sympathetic with them] and do not be harsh or bitter or resentful toward them.
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].
For the husband is head of the wife as Christ is the Head of the church, Himself the Savior of [His] body.
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.
Now there were seven brothers among us; the first married and died, and, having no children, left his wife to his brother.
You shall betroth a wife, but another man shall lie with her; you shall build a house, but not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but not gather its grapes.
If a man is found lying with another man's wife, they shall both die, the man who lay with the woman and the woman. So you shall purge the evil from Israel.
You must not marry a woman in addition to her sister, to be a rival to her, having sexual relations with the second sister when the first one is alive.
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, wife, how can you be sure of converting and saving your husband? Husband, how can you be sure of converting and saving your wife?
For when they arise from among the dead, [men] do not marry nor are [women] given in marriage, but are like the angels in heaven.
- A Good Husband
- A Good Woman
- Adultery and Divorce
- Being Single
- Communication In Marriage
- Giving In Marriage
- Godly Woman
- Good Activity
- Husband And Wife
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
- Love And Relationships
- Love Marriage
- Loving Your Wife
- Man And Woman
- Marriage Allowed
- Marriage Between Man And Woman
- Marriage Controlled
- Marriage No More
- Marriage, Purpose Of
- Not Marrying
- Relationship Troubles
- Relationships And Dating
- Relationships With Boyfriend
- Same Sex Marriage
- Second Marriage
- Sex Before Marriage
- Sexual Immorality