11 Bible Verses about

Not Marrying

Most Relevant Verses

1 Timothy 4:3

men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.

Jeremiah 16:2

"You shall not take a wife for yourself nor have sons or daughters in this place."

Ruth 1:12

"Return, my daughters! Go, for I am too old to have a husband. If I said I have hope, if I should even have a husband tonight and also bear sons,

Ruth 1:13

would you therefore wait until they were grown? Would you therefore refrain from marrying? No, my daughters; for it is harder for me than for you, for the hand of the LORD has gone forth against me."

Psalm 78:63

Fire devoured His young men, And His virgins had no wedding songs.

Matthew 19:10

The disciples said to Him, "If the relationship of the man with his wife is like this, it is better not to marry."

1 Corinthians 7:1

Now concerning the things about which you wrote, it is good for a man not to touch a woman.

1 Corinthians 7:28

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.

1 Corinthians 7:38

So then both he who gives his own virgin daughter in marriage does well, and he who does not give her in marriage will do better.

Hosea 2:2

"Contend with your mother, contend, For she is not my wife, and I am not her husband; And let her put away her harlotry from her face And her adultery from between her breasts,

1 Corinthians 7:29

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;

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