Not Marrying

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 16:2

"You shall not take for yourself a wife, there shall not be for you sons and daughters in this place."

Ruth 1:12

Turn back, my daughters! Go, for {I am too old to have a husband}. If I should think there is hope for me, even if I should have a husband [this] night, and even if I should 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 far more bitter to me than [to] you. For the hand of Yahweh has gone out against me."

Psalm 78:63

Fire devoured his young men, and his young women were not praised.

1 Corinthians 7:38

So then, the one who marries his own virgin does well, and the one who does not marry [her] will do better.

Hosea 2:2

Plead with your mother, plead-- because she [is] not my wife, and I [am] not her husband. Let her put away her whoring {from before her}, and her adultery from between her breasts.

1 Corinthians 7:29

But I say this, brothers: the time is shortened, that from now on even those who have wives should be as [if they] do not have [wives],

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