Not Marrying

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 16:2

"You are not to take a wife, nor are you to have sons or daughters in this place."

Ruth 1:12

So go on back, my daughters! Be on your way! I'm too old to remarry. If I were to say that I'm hoping for a husband tonight and then also bore sons this very night,

Ruth 1:13

would you wait for them until they were grown? Would you refrain from marriage for them? No, my daughters! I'm more deeply grieved than you, because the LORD is working against me!"

Psalm 78:63

The young men were consumed by fire, and the virgins had no marriage celebrations.

1 Corinthians 7:38

So then the man who marries the virgin acts appropriately, but the man who refrains from marriage does even better.

Hosea 2:2

"Call your mother to account, call her for she is not my wife, and I'm not her husband. Let her do away with her seductive looks and remove her adultery from between her breasts.

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