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11 Bible Verses about Not Marrying

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Jeremiah 16:2

Thou shalt not take thee a wife, and thou shalt not have sons nor daughters in this place.

Ruth 1:12

Return, my daughters, go; for I am too old to have a husband. If I should say, I have hope, should I even have a husband to-night, and should I also bear sons,

Ruth 1:13

would ye wait on that account till they were grown? Would ye stay on that account from having husbands? No, my daughters, for I am in much more bitterness than you; for the hand of Jehovah is gone out against me.

Psalm 78:63

The fire consumed their young men, and their maidens were not praised in nuptial song;

1 Corinthians 7:38

So that he that marries himself does well; and he that does not marry does better.

Hosea 2:2

Plead with your mother, plead; for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband: and let her put away her whoredoms from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts;

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